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Read about the activities of CPPIB, from our inception to the present. 

Mar 31, 2015

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Hermes Infrastructure Sign Agreement to Invest £1.6 billion in Associated British Ports

London, U.K./Toronto, Canada (March 31, 2015): Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure announced today that they have signed an agreement to invest approximately £1.6 billion (C$2.9 billion) to acquire a stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) of at least 30%, and may acquire a further 3.33% subject to pre-emption rights.  

Mar 06, 2015

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Enters U.K. Student Accommodation Sector Through Acquisition of Liberty Living

LONDON, U.K./TORONTO, CANADA (March 6, 2015): Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) announced today the acquisition of 100% of the U.K. student accommodation portfolio operating under the Liberty Living brand from the Brandeaux Student Accommodation Fund. As part of the transaction, CPPIB also acquired 100% of the Liberty Living management platform, Liberty Living Management Two Ltd., thereby creating a single, integrated company under the Liberty Living brand. The total consideration paid for the portfolio and management platform was approximately £1.1 billion. 

Feb 13, 2015

CPP Fund Totals $238.8 Billion at Third Quarter Fiscal 2015

TORONTO, ON (February 13, 2015): The CPP Fund ended its third quarter of fiscal 2015 on December 31, 2014, with net assets of $238.8 billion, compared to $234.4 billion at the end of the previous quarter. The $4.4 billion increase in assets for the quarter consisted of $7.3 billion in net investment income after all CPPIB costs, less $2.9 billion in cash outflows. The CPP Fund routinely receives more CPP contributions than are required to pay benefits during the first part of the calendar year and then remits a portion of those funds for benefit payments in the latter part of the year. The portfolio delivered a gross investment return of 3.3% for the quarter. 

Jan 29, 2015

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Commits Additional $330 Million to the Canadian Private Equity Market

TORONTO, ON (January 29, 2015): Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Northleaf Capital Partners (Northleaf) announced today that CPPIB has committed an additional $330 million to the Canadian private equity market. The funds will be committed to a Canadian fund-of-funds program that will be managed by CPPIB’s longstanding investment partner, Northleaf. This investment is in addition to CPPIB’s $70 million commitment in 2014 to the Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund. Since 2005, CPPIB has committed $1.2 billion to Canadian private equity investments through its partnership with Northleaf.

Jan 12, 2015

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Longfor Properties Company Form New Joint Venture for Mixed-Use Development Project in China

Toronto, Canada (January 12, 2015): Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Longfor Properties Company Ltd. (Longfor) announced today that they have formed a new joint venture for a major mixed-use development project in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. 

Jan 08, 2015

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Hudson Pacific Properties Form Joint Venture in Prime San Francisco Office Property

Toronto, Canada and Los Angeles, California (January 8, 2015): Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”) and Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HPP) (“Hudson”) announced today that they have formed a joint venture through which CPPIB will purchase a 45% interest in 1455 Market Street from Hudson for US$219.2 million, before closing adjustments. Hudson, which acquired the property in December 2010, retains a 55% ownership stake along with General Partner status, and will continue to oversee management and leasing. 1455 Market Street is a 1,025,833-square-foot, 22-storey, Class-A office building that fronts an entire block along 11th Street in San Francisco’s thriving Mid-Market neighbourhood.  

Mar 12, 2015

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Invests US$200 Million in HKBN Ltd.

Toronto, ON, Canada (March 12, 2015): Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) announced today that it has acquired 172,382,000 ordinary shares of HKBN Ltd. (“HKBN”) at a price of HK$9 per ordinary share as part of HKBN’s initial public offering. CPPIB invested HK$1,551 million (US$200 million), representing an approximate 17% ownership interest. 

Mar 03, 2015

Terra Firma and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Agree to Sell Portfolio of AWAS Aircraft to Macquarie Group

London, UK and Toronto, Canada (March 3, 2015): Terra Firma and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) announced today that AWAS, a Dublin-based aircraft lessor, has signed an agreement to sell a portfolio of 90 aircraft to Macquarie Group Limited (ASX; MQG; ADR: MQBKY) for a total consideration of US$4 billion. The sale is expected to close within 12 months and is subject to customary closing conditions.

Feb 01, 2015

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to Invest A$525 Million in Australian Infrastructure

Sydney, Australia/Toronto, Canada (February 1, 2015): Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) announced today that it will invest A$525 million in the Australian infrastructure sector. A consortium comprising CPPIB, Transurban Group and Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC), will build and operate a new tolled tunnel motorway located northwest of Sydney. CPPIB’s investment represents a 25% ownership interest. 

Jan 27, 2015

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Announces Senior Executive Appointments

Toronto, Ontario (January 27, 2015) Mark Wiseman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), is pleased to announce the following senior executive appointments: 

Jan 09, 2015

HERMES AND CANADA PENSION PLAN INVESTMENT BOARD SELL LONDON OFFICE PROPERTIES

Hermes Real Estate, (“Hermes”) and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”) have announced the sale of two London office properties as part of their London office joint venture.