Omers

A group of Canadian pension experts is building a first-of-its-kind provincial pension fund for the Ontario workforce.
Although they’re a natural fit for infrastructure, institutions have shied away due to low return expectations and other concerns.
Here are the top stories from the past week down on the Ave of Giants. (Pictured: the late Joseph Dear, former CIO of Calpers)
Here’s what’s been going on this week down on the Ave of Giants.
Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System dropped venture capital funds for direct VC investing in a move to speed up returns.
OMERS is one of those big Canadian pension funds that tend to be on the cutting edge of institutional investment. What’s it planning for the years ahead? Read on...
Nobrega has been an instrumental figure at OMERS during a time period when the Toronto-based pension fund was (as it continues to be) one of the single most innovative pension funds in the world.
Two weeks ago, Ontario was abuzz over a blog post by Mark McQueen suggesting that the Canadian Province scrap its five large defined benefit pensions (HOOPP, OMERS, OPB, OP Trust and OTPP) in favor of a single, larger fund that could take better advantage of economies of scale and keep costs low.
U.K. private equity firm BC Partners has offered £1.1 billion for Odeon & UCI Cinema Group.
OMERS Private Equity has enhanced its presence in Europe with the appointment of a new director.