Article: Ontario Teachers, CPPIB opt to maintain fossil-fuel assets

December 23, 2015 — Two of Canada's retirement funds say they do not believe divestment is a useful tool and that they, instead, believe engaging energy companies is the better course.

BayBridge Seniors Housing completes acquisition of Amica

December 17, 2015 — Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers’) today announced that BayBridge Seniors Housing Inc.(BayBridge), a wholly owned subsidiary, has completed the previously announced acquisition of Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. (Amica). Terms of the...

J.P. Morgan Asset Management and Ontario Teachers’ complete acquisition of Koole Terminals

December 16, 2015 — J.P. Morgan Asset Management - Global Real Assets, together with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers’), today announced the completed acquisition of Koole Terminals, a leading independent storage company in northwest Europe, from EQT...

Two new directors appointed to Teachers’ Board

December 15, 2015 — On behalf of the Executive and the Board of Governors of the Ontario Teachers' Federation (OTF), President Francine LeBlanc-Lebel is pleased to announce the appointment of Patti Croft and Lise Fournel to the Board of the Ontario Teachers'...

Among the most successful in the world, the total value of Canada’s ten largest public pension funds has tripled since 2003

December 10, 2015 — According to a new study conducted by Boston Consulting Group ("BCG"), Canada's ten largest public pension funds ("Top Ten") continue to drive impressive investment returns and remain key players on the global stage during a...

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Bekaert announce merger of the global ropes and advanced cords businesses of Bekaert and Bridon

December 7, 2015 — Bekaert and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have entered into an agreement to merge the ropes and advanced cords businesses of Bekaert with Bridon. Bekaert will hold a 67% equity share and Ontario Teachers' will hold 33%.

APCO Holdings, Inc. Majority Stake To Be Acquired By Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

November 17, 2015 — APCO Holdings, Inc. (APCO), a leading marketer and administrator of vehicle service contracts (VSCs) sold by franchised and independent auto dealers throughout the U.S., today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for a majority...

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, OMERS and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan To Acquire Chicago Skyway Toll Road

November 13, 2015 — A consortium comprising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”), OMERS and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (“Ontario Teachers’”), together “the Consortium”, announced today that they have signed an agreement to acquire Skyway Concession Company...

Climate Change: Paris and the long-term view

November 10, 2015 — Governments around the world are gearing up to discuss an international climate change policy in December in Paris, and chances of a successful negotiation have never been higher. Regional carbon regulations and significant announcements, including the...

Teachers’ celebrates expansion of EMEA office in London

September 24, 2015 — The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers’) is increasing its presence in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with the expansion of its London office.

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Agrees to Acquire a Stake in France’s Leading Funeral Services Provider from Pamplona Capital Management

September 17, 2015 — Pamplona Capital Management ("Pamplona") and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan ("Ontario Teachers'") today announced that Ontario Teachers', the largest single-profession pension plan in Canada, has agreed to acquire a...

Ontario Teachers’ appoints Nicole Musicco as Managing Director for Asia-Pacific

September 13, 2015 — The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers') today announced that Nicole Musicco has been appointed Managing Director for Asia-Pacific and head of the Hong Kong office.

Major Investors Launch Sustainability Benchmark for Infrastructure Investments

September 8, 2015 — A group of global institutional infrastructure investors, including AIMCo, APG, ATP, Aviva Investors, CalPERS, Mirova, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and PGGM, representing US$1.5 trillion, today announced the launch of GRESB Infrastructure, a global...

Appointment notice – Charley Butler

September 8, 2015 — Ron Mock, President and CEO, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), is pleased to announce the appointment of Charley Butler to the position of Vice‐President, Member Experience & Innovation. Ms. Butler reports to Tracy Abel, Senior Vice‐...

BDT Capital Partners, LLC Agrees to Acquire a Majority Stake in Alliance Laundry Systems from Ontario Teachers’

August 6, 2015 — Alliance Laundry Systems ("the Company" or "Alliance"), the leading, global designer and manufacturer of commercial laundry equipment, announced today that BDT Capital Partners, LLC, ("BDT") through its investment funds,...

Ontario Teachers’ completes acquisition of Heritage Royalty Partnership

July 30, 2015 — Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers') today announced it has completed the $3.3 billion acquisition of Heritage Royalty Limited Partnership (HRP), a former subsidiary of Cenovus Energy Inc. (Cenovus) that holds a broad portfolio of oil...

CIRO Barbara Zvan's address to July 2015 Climate Summit

July 8, 2015 — Barbara Zvan, Senior Vice-President, Asset Mix And Risk & Chief Investment Risk Officer, panel address at Climate Summit of the Americas

Ontario Teachers’ to acquire Cenovus oil and gas royalty business

June 30, 2015 — Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) today announced an agreement with Cenovus Energy Inc. (Cenovus) to acquire Cenovus’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Heritage Royalty Limited Partnership (HRP), which holds a broad portfolio of oil and gas royalties...

Joint Statement on Principal-Guaranteed Shares at Japanese Companies

June 26, 2015 — Download document >> (127 KB PDF)

Ontario Teachers’ to expand ownership of BluEarth Renewables

June 25, 2015 — Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) today announced the acquisition of the outstanding shares of BluEarth Renewables Inc. (BluEarth) owned by ARC Energy Fund 6, advised by ARC Financial Corp. (ARC), and minority shareholders, with BluEarth...

Governance Comment - Teachers' supports proxy access

June 12, 2015 — Download document >> (313 KB PDF)

Appointment notice – Neil Bisset

June 9, 2015 — Ron Mock, President and CEO, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Bisset to Senior Vice-President and Chief Information Officer. Mr. Bisset will report to Rosemarie McClean, Senior Vice- President...

Ontario Teachers’ completes acquisition of Infiltrator Water Technologies

May 28, 2015 — Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Infiltrator Water Technologies, LLC, (Infiltrator), a pioneer in innovative plastic technologies that previously operated as Infiltrator Systems, Inc.

Santander, Teachers’ and PSP Investments launch Cubico Sustainable Investments

May 28, 2015 — Banco Santander, S.A. (“Santander”), Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (“Teachers”) and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (“PSP Investments”) today announced the formal launch of Cubico Sustainable Investments (“Cubico”), a London-headquartered...

Surplus funds will further restore inflation protection for retired teachers 05/2015

May 27, 2015 — The Ontario Teachers' Federation (OTF) and the Ontario Government, joint sponsors of the $154.5 billion Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, will use a portion of the $6.8 billion surplus in the Plan, as of January 1, 2015, to partially restore...

Cushman & Wakefield to Merge with DTZ

May 11, 2015 — Cushman & Wakefield and DTZ have reached a definitive agreement to merge and are set to become one of the largest global real estate services companies.

Appointment notice – Jennifer Newman and Alyssa van Graft

May 5, 2015 — Ron Mock, President and CEO, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), is pleased to announce the promotion of Jennifer Newman to the new role of Senior-Vice President, Enterprise Services, and Alyssa van Graft to the new role of Vice-President,...

Appointment notice - Ken Manget

April 7, 2015 — Neil Petroff, Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Manget as Vice-President, Relationship Investing, Public Equities reporting to Michael Wissell,...

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan earns 11.8% return for 2014

March 31, 2015 — Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) today announced a rate of return on investments of 11.8% for the year ended December 31, 2014, resulting in an increase in net assets to a record $154.5 billion from $140.8 billion at the end of 2013.

Teachers’ Chief Investment Officer Neil Petroff Retiring June 1

March 30, 2015 — Ron Mock, President and CEO of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers') today announced that Neil Petroff, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer is retiring, effective June 1.

Garena Raises New Funding Round to Accelerate Growth

March 2, 2015 — Garena, Southeast Asia’s largest Internet and Mobile platform company, today announced it has closed a new round of funding. The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) led the round, which also included several existing shareholders.

Article: Does pay for performance work?

February 13, 2015 — By Amanda White, top1000funds.com - Governance experts say that paying competitive salaries for internal staff will have benefits across the entire fund.

Appointment notice – Stephen Solursh

February 10, 2015 — Ron Mock, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers'), is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephen Solursh to Vice-President and Associate General Counsel.

Article: Public sector pensions are finally learning the lesson from overseas

February 9, 2015 — The Times: How many times have you read of an attractive and profitable UK business being bought by an overseas pension fund?

Governance Comment – Teachers' annual review of emerging issues

February 3, 2015 — Download document >> (125 KB PDF)

Ontario Teachers’ completes acquisition of PODS

February 2, 2015 — Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) today announced it has completed the acquisition of PODS (Portable On Demand Storage), the leading provider of container-based moving and storage solutions.

Ontario Teachers’ acquires majority stake in Shearer’s Snacks

January 15, 2015 — The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) today announced the acquisition of an additional equity stake in Shearer’s Snacks (Shearer’s) from Wind Point Partners (Wind Point). With this transaction, Teachers’ holds a significant majority ownership...

Appointment notice – Bill Chinery, Steve McGirr and John Murray

January 13, 2015 — Jean Turmel, Chair, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, is pleased to announce the appointments of Bill Chinery, Steve McGirr and John Murray as members of the Board.

Ontario Teachers’ acquires PetVet

January 8, 2015 — The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) today confirmed its recent acquisition of PetVet Care Centers (PetVet), a leading operator of specialty and general practice animal hospitals in the United States.

Appointment notice – Jean Turmel

January 6, 2015 — Jean Turmel has been appointed the new Chair of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board. Mr. Turmel replaces Eileen Mercier, who retired from the Board after 10 years. Mr. Turmel has more than 40 years of capital markets experience, with positions at...

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