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Canada pension plan invests $323M in energy venture

 Canada Pension Plan Investment Board revealed Dec. 17 a $299,999,997 investment in Halcón Resources Corp., an independent energy company focused on the  acquisition, production, exploration and development of onshore assets. Contact: John Butler Canada Pension Plan Investment Board One Queen Street East, Suite 2500 Toronto, ON M5C 2W5 (416) 868-1171

Sovereign wealth fund bets $150M on offshore company

Government of Singapore Investment Corp., a sovereign wealth fund, reported Nov. 13 a $150,000,005 investment in Genpact Limited, Hamilton, Bermuda, which provides business process and technology management services worldwide. Its finance and accounting services include accounts payable services, payment and inquiry management, order to cash services, preparation of  financial statements, closing and reporting, cash management, [...]

Chinese sovereign fund puts $62.3M in Canadian iron ore venture

Hebei Iron & Steel Group Co, a state-owned enterprise in China, reported Sept. 10 a  C$ 62.3 million investment in  Alderon Iron Ore Corp., an iron ore development company in Vancouver, B.C. Contact: Mr. Duan Guomian Hebei Iron & Steel Group Co., Ltd. Shi Mao Building 16th, No. 92 Jian Guo Road Beijing 100022, P.R. [...]

Canadian sovereign fund invests $1B in software venture

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, a Canadian sovereign wealth fund, reported Aug. 29 a $1 billion investment in CGI Group Inc.,  a multinational information technology consulting , systems integration, outsourcing and solutions company in Montreal.  Contact: Soulef Hadjoudj Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec 1000, place Jean-Paul-Riopelle Montréal, Québec H2Z 2B3 (514) [...]

Norwegian sovereign fund bets $343M on French real estate

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund has agreed to buy 50 percent of five properties in Paris from the Generali Group for $343.75 million (275 million euros.) Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages the Norwegian Government Pension Fund, and Generali also agreed to form a joint venture where Generali Real Estate provides asset management services. The partnership [...]