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Company Overview of Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Company Overview

The Ontario Teachers Pension Plan (OTPP) is a privately owned pension fund. The firm manages equity, fixed income, and alternative investment portfolios. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets of Canada and across the globe. The firm invests in value stocks of large-cap companies utilizing a bottom-up stock picking approach to create its equity portfolio mix. It also invests in indexed stocks and actively managed equities and benchmarks the performance of its equity portfolios against the S&P/TSX Composite Index, the S&P 500, Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) EAFE Index, and the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. The firm invests in derivatives,...

5650 Yonge Street

Toronto, ON M2M 4H5


Founded in 1917





Key Executives for Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

President and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 67
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Senior Vice-President and Chief Operations Officer
Executive Vice President of Investments and Chief Investment Officer
General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Key Developments

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Announces Board Appointments

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board announced the appointments of Bill Chinery, Steve McGirr and John Murray as members of the Board. Bill Chinery was CEO of BlackRock Asset Management Canada until early 2013. Mr. Chinery is an actuary and global investment expert with more than 30 years of experience in investment management. Steve McGirr was Senior EVP and Chief Risk Officer of CIBC until 2007, where he was responsible for global risk, treasury and balance sheet management. He is a director and chair of the Investment Committee of Wellspring, a cancer support network, and a member of the Queen's University Cabinet. John Murray recently retired as Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada. In his more than 35-year career as a global macro-economist.

Canada Pension Funds' Bid For Loral Reportedly Falls Apart

Loral Space & Communications, Inc. (NasdaqGS:LORL) shares fell pre-market amid reports that talks to acquire Loral Space & Communications, shareholder of Telesat Holdings Inc. have fallen apart. Reports suggest that Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and Public Sector Pension Investment Board's bid for Loral Space hits financing snag.

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Appoints Jean Turmel to the Chair of the Board

Jean Turmel has been appointed the new Chair of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board. Mr. Turmel replaces Eileen Mercier, who retired from the Board after 10 years. Mr. Turmel has more than 40 years of capital markets experience, with positions at Merrill Lynch, Royal Securities, Dominion Securities, and a 25-year career with National Bank. He was appointed a member of the Teachers' Pension Plan Board in 2007, and most recently served as the chair of its Investment Committee. He is the president of Perseus Capital Inc. and serves on the board of Canam Group Inc. and Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.

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