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  • Activist investor calls for Yahoo to sell business Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 5:49 AM ET
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    An activist investor renewed its push for Yahoo to abandon plans to spin off its stake in Alibaba and instead sell its core business.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 24- The nation's largest public pension, the California Public Employees' Retirement System, said on Tuesday that it had shared $3.4 billion in profits with external partners of its private equity portfolio from 1990 to June 30, 2015. CalPERS' private equity program added $24.2 billion in net gains to the fund over a 25- year period.

  • The company, which is scheduled to hold an investor day on Tuesday, said it expects its liquidity position to be strong in 2016, helped by investments from Quebec pension fund Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec and the government of Quebec. But in May, Bombardier said it would cut production of Global 5000 and 6000 jets, citing weak demand from China, Latin...

  • The company, which is scheduled to hold an investor day on Tuesday, said it expects its liquidity position to be strong in 2016, driven by investments from Quebec pension fund Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec and the government of Quebec.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- Stock funds posted $2.2 billion in outflows during the week that ended Nov. 18, Lipper data showed Thursday, marking a second consecutive week of skittishness by mutual fund investors. Positive flows into ETFs overall- $1.0 billion into stocks and $1.4 billion into bonds- were outweighed by strong mutual fund withdrawals as the spotlight focused...

  • MONTREAL/ TORONTO, Nov 19- Bombardier Inc said on Thursday that Quebec's public pension fund manager is buying a 30 percent stake in its rail arm for $1.5 billion, putting the company on stronger financial footing as it pushes to launch its long-delayed CSeries jet. Last month, the government in Bombardier's home province of Quebec agreed to invest $1 billion in...

  • AMSTERDAM, Nov 17- PFZW, a Dutch pension fund with 161 billion euros of assets under management, said on Tuesday it will sell down investments in companies with relatively high carbon dioxide emissions. PFZW is the latest high-profile investor to cut exposure to fossil fuel-linked investments this year. Maurice Wilbrink, a spokesperson for PGGM, which manages...

  • China to expand Singapore RQFII quota to 100 bln yuan Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | 10:41 PM ET

    BEIJING, Nov 17- China will expand Singapore's Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor quota to 100 billion yuan, China's central bank said in a statement posted on its website on Tuesday.

  • TORONTO, Nov 13- Three of Canada's largest pension fund managers said on Friday that they would acquire the operator of the Chicago Skyway toll road for $2.8 billion. The 7.8- mile Chicago Skyway is the only Illinois toll highway not operated by the state Toll Highway Authority. The three pension funds and peers like Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, British...

  • TORONTO, Nov 13- Three of Canada's largest pension fund managers said on Friday that they have agreed to acquire Skyway Concession Company LLC, which manages, operates and maintains the Chicago Skyway toll road, for a sum of $2.8 billion. Each of the three Toronto- based pension fund managers will contribute an equity investment of about $512 million toward the...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- Bill Gross, the closely watched bond investor, on Tuesday warned that the flatness of the Treasury yield curve could have harmful effects on lending across all credit markets, stunting growth in U.S. corporate profits. Gross, who oversees the $1.4 billion Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, said in his latest Investment Outlook that the Federal...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- Bank of America Corp, the No. 2 U.S. bank, has agreed to sell its $87 billion money-market fund business to BlackRock Inc in one of the cash-management industry's largest deals ever. "Combining our business together with the Bank of America assets and distribution puts us in a unique competitive position," said Tom Callahan, co-head of global cash...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- Bill Gross, the closely watched bond investor, on Tuesday warned that the flatness of the Treasury yield curve could have harmful effects on lending across all credit markets, resulting in stunted profit growth in the United States. In his latest Investment Outlook, Gross, who oversees the $1.4 billion Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, said the...

  • TORONTO, Nov 2- Canada's Hydro One drew buying interest from some pension funds that covet such assets, but an initial public offering of the electricity distributor was always the government's preferred option, Ontario's finance minister said on Monday. The IPO, which is expected to close later this week, is set to raise up to C $1.83 billion for Canada's most...

  • SEOUL, Oct 31- South Korea said China agreed on Saturday to boost by 50 percent the quota on its investment in the Chinese stock and bond markets and to push for an early start to direct yuan-won trading within China. Under the agreement, China agreed to raise the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor quota on South Korea to 120 billion yuan from 80...

  • China raises RQFII quote for South Korea by 50 pct Saturday, 31 Oct 2015 | 5:59 AM ET

    SEOUL, Oct 31- South Korea said China agreed on Saturday to boost by 50 percent the quota on its investment in the Chinese stock and bond markets and to push for an early start to direct yuan-won trading within China. Under the agreement, China agreed to raise the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor quota on South Korea to 120 billion yuan from 80...

  • CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES IN TALKS WITH PENSION FUNDS, STRATEGIC BUYERS ON SALE OF ITS ROYALTY ASSETS- SOURCES.

  • BEIJING, Oct 30- The outstanding amount of China's dollar-denominated Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor program rose to $78.97 billion as of Oct. 29, from $78.77 billion at end-September, the foreign exchange regulator said on Friday.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 29- Investors piled $8.2 billion into stock exchange-traded funds over the week ended Oct 28, the third week of inflows for those funds and the most new money since mid-September, Lipper data showed on Thursday. "It was a good week for the markets," said Pat Keon, a research analyst at Lipper. The swift movement by U.S.-based ETF buyers into funds such as the...

  • Quant-loving Canadian pension fund backs new hedge fund Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015 | 12:19 PM ET

    New York- based Engineers Gate was formed in early 2014 by Glenn Dubin, who co-founded Highbridge Capital Management, a hedge fund and private equity manager that was sold to JPMorgan Chase& Co. Dubin holds a majority stake in Engineers Gate and is chairman, according to filings with U.S. regulators. The firm's investments are run by a team of portfolio managers,...