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2014-05-28 08:26:52

Columbia Business School Professor Says $850 Billion Norwegian Government Pension Fund Would Benefit From Taking on More Risk NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new in-depth review of the world's commonly accepted top sovereign wealth fund is being told to take a page out of the Canadian playbook. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120905/NY68578LOGO The study, commissioned by Norway's Ministry of Finance, "Review of the Active Management of the Norwegian Government...

2014-04-14 12:24:48

(All Amounts in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise) VANCOUVER, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today announced that it has reviewed the recently-filed agreements and documentation relating to the proposed alternative transaction that were publicly-disclosed for the first time on Friday April 11, 2014 by Osisko Mining Corporation ("Osisko") and Yamana Gold Inc. ("Yamana"). Based on numerous questions received from Osisko shareholders trying to...

Microsoft In Talks To Join Dell Buyout
2013-01-23 04:26:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft is in discussions with private-equity firm Silver Lake Partners and Dell-founder Michael Dell to purchase a stake in the computer maker from public stockholders, according to multiple media reports citing sources familiar with the talks. Silver Lake is one of the main sponsors in talks with Dell to help bring the company private. Although Microsoft hasn´t yet committed to such a deal, the buyout reportedly...

2010-05-17 09:00:00

HONG KONG, May 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Goodman Group (Goodman or the Group) and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) are pleased to announce that they have expanded their relationship through the establishment of a new fund, the Goodman Australia Development Fund (GADF or the Fund). The key points relating to GADF are: -- An initial equity commitment to the Fund of A$250 million with a target gross asset value of approximately A$400 million -- The Fund...

2009-08-10 18:03:00

SAO PAULO, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cyrela Commercial Properties S/A ("CCP") (Bovespa: CCPR3) formed today a joint venture ("JV") with GIC Real Estate, the real estate investment arm of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation ("GIC Real Estate") and CPPIB US RE-A, INC, subsidiary of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, ("CPPIB") in order to invest in the commercial properties market in Brazil. The JV will have an initial committed capital of USD 400 million,...

2009-04-29 08:51:54

Canada's opposition parties are challenging why senior managers with the Canada Pension Plan will receive bonuses after losing $13.8 billion in nine months. The CPP is akin to the U.S. Social Security program, and as of March 31, was valued around $100 billion, 13.7 percent lower than it was nine months earlier, the Globe and Mail reported. However, at a Parliamentary finance committee meeting in Ottawa Tuesday, investment board Chief Operating Officer Benita Warmbold said the amount awarded...

2009-02-13 14:40:52

Canada's federal pension plan for citizens lost $8.5 billion in the last three months of 2008 because of global equity declines, officials said. In a statement, David Denison, president and chief executive officer of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, said the second consecutive quarterly loss means the CPP's assets are now $18.8-billion less than where they stood on June 30, the Globe and Mail reported. Sharp declines in global equity markets, especially in October and November,...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.