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Canadian VC, Startup Predictions For 2019

Institutional investors take more interest in the technology sector, and Canadian startups continue to make their mark on the world stage.
Read by 57% of LPs April 25, 2018

Montreal Leads Canada In VC During Q1 2018

Montreal-based companies raised $399 million in venture capital during the first quarter of 2018 -- more than companies in any other Canadian city -- according to a report released by PwC Canada and market research company CB Insights.
Read by 37% of LPs April 04, 2018

Ontario Teachers' CIO Resigns

After roughly two years as Chief Investment Officer of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP), Bjarne Graven Larsen has resigned.
Read by 57% of LPs March 06, 2018

Canada's Largest Pension Backs Emerging Hedge Funds In A Peevish Market

Canada's biggest pension plan aims to back as many as four fledgling hedge funds a year at a time when investors are balking at high fees and disappointing returns from the industry's biggest managers.
Read by 60% of LPs February 05, 2018

Foreign Funds Help Canadian VC Hit $4B In 2017

Venture capital investment in Canadian technology companies continued at a strong pace in 2017, with $4 billion deployed to 502 financings, according to final data released by Thomson Reuters. In dollar terms, this represented a 12 percent increase from 2016.
Read by 51% of LPs January 04, 2018

Canadian IPOs Accelerating In 2018

Initial public offerings by Canadian companies are expected to increase in 2018, driven by activity in industrials, alternative energy and base metals sectors, banking advisers said.
Read by 32% of LPs December 18, 2017

US Property Investor Launches Biggest Canada Fund

LaSalle Investment Management Inc., a real-estate investment firm with $58 billion under management, is launching its biggest Canadian real estate fund as investors seek a safe haven amid global turmoil.
Read by 43% of LPs November 20, 2017

Why Bitcoin, Blockchain Aren't Investible Yet

Mark Machin, the head of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, said he doesn't think the bitcoin and blockchain space is "investible" yet, but the country's largest pension fund is monitoring it with interest.
Read by 38% of LPs November 01, 2017

Canadian PE Activity Reaches $24B In 2017's First Nine Months

Deal-making in Canada's buyout and private equity market continued to grow at a strong pace in the third quarter of 2017, according to final data released by Thomson Reuters.
Read by 53% of LPs October 09, 2017

Moody's: More Leverage, Illiquids Ups Risks For Canadian Public Funds

The six largest Canadian pension funds have increased their leverage by five percentage points since 2009 on an aggregated average - placing a potentially greater strain on their sponsors, according to Moody's.
Read by 69% of LPs