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Company Overview of Alberta Investment Management Corporation

Company Overview

Alberta Investment Management Corporation is a crown corporation of the Province of Alberta. The firm primarily provides its services to pension plans, endowment funds (including the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund), short-term government funds, and special purpose government funds. It manages portfolios for its clients. The firm invests in the public equity, fixed income, private equity, and alternative investment markets across the globe. Its public equity investments include investment in value and growth stocks of companies across all market capitalization. The firm’s fixed income investments are comprised of government bonds, corporate bonds, money market securities, and short-term ...

1100 - 10830 Jasper Avenue

Edmonton, AB T5J 2B3


Founded in 2007



Key Executives for Alberta Investment Management Corporation

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Investment Operations
Senior Vice President of Real Estate
Executive Vice President of Public Market Investments
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Alberta Investment Management Corporation Key Developments

Alberta Investment Management Corporation Appoints Dale MacMaster as Chief Investment Officer

Alberta Investment Management Corporation announced the appointment of Mr. Dale MacMaster as Chief Investment Officer. In this role, Mr. MacMaster assumes responsibility for ensuring the $80 billion in assets under management entrusted to AIMCo by its 27 clients are invested strategically and in alignment with their respective investment policies to produce sustainable, long-term investment performance. The appointment is effective immediately and will report directly to AIMCo Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Uebelein. Prior to assuming the position of Chief Investment Officer, Mr. MacMaster held the position of Executive Vice President, Public Market Investments since 2012, responsible for AIMCo's Fixed Income & Money Market, Public Equities, Mortgages and Private Debt & Loan investment teams. Mr. MacMaster joined AIMCo in 1998 as Senior Vice President, Fixed Income after several years at Royal and Sun Alliance. He also has previous experience with fixed income products at Richardson Greenshields, Merrill Lynch and Royal Bank of Canada.

Alberta Investment Management Corporation Announces Board Changes

Alberta Investment Management Corporation announced the designation of Mac Van Wielingen as Chair of the Board of Directors. John Ferguson assumes the role of Vice-Chair. The official designation follows signing of the Order in Council. Mr. Van Wielingen is a founding member of the company's Board, following his appointment as director in October 2007. He will succeed Charles Baillie, who will step down from the Board on January 31, 2015, having served seven years as its Chair. John Ferguson, who was appointed to the Board in March 2014, will assume the role of Vice-Chair, which was formerly held by George Gosbee. Mr. Gosbee will continue to serve on the Board of Directors until the expiration of his third term on December 31, 2015.

Porter Airlines Nearing Sale of Terminal At Billy Bishop Airport

Porter Aviation Holdings Inc. is nearing the sale of a passenger terminal Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport, according to three sources familiar with the process. Unnamed sources added, bidding process for the asset on the island airport is underway. Macquarie Group Limited (ASX:MQG) and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) are rumoured to place bid for the terminal, sources familiar with the process said. Source did not specify whether Macquarie would be bidding directly, or through one of the funds it manages. AIMCo is bidding for the asset in partnership with an infrastructure development focused firm, second source said. AIMCo and Macquarie declined to comment, Reuters reported. Citing unnamed people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this year that sale could bring in more than $500 million. Vantage Airport Group Ltd. is another potential bidder, reported by Canadian media earlier this year. A spokeswoman for Vantage was not immediately reachable for comment, Reuters reported.

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