Janice Fukakusa retired as RBC’s CFO in January
The pension fund would prefer to invest in late-stage infrastructure projects or completed projects
Jim Leech, former head of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, named special advisor
The fund, which is targeted to institutional and high net-worth investors, seeks to acquire energy, utilities, civil and social infrastructure assets
The significant need for infrastructure spending represents an “immense opportunity” for private sector investment, Citigroup report finds
The joint venture brings Montreal-based Fiera’s current infrastructure asset portfolio to $1.22 billion
The two Canadian pension plans would own a combined 49% of partnership with Ideal
Benjamin Tal, deputy chief economist at CIBC World Markets Inc., explains that the federal government’s infrastructure spending program will boost the economy, if funds are allocated to create effective multipliers.