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Oct 30, 2018, 10:21 ET OPTrust Invests in Leading Environmental Commodity Trader

LONDON, Oct. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - OPTrust, one of Canada's largest defined benefit pension plans, has invested alongside UK-based private equity firm Three Hills Capital Partners collectively over €60.0...


Sep 25, 2018, 16:00 ET OPTrust CEO calls for action in address during New York Climate Week

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Hugh O'Reilly, President and CEO of OPTrust, one of Canada's largest defined benefit pension plans, delivered a call for action to investors in a keynote address...


Sep 24, 2018, 00:01 ET OPTrust Select recommended by Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN)

First and only ONN-recommended sector-wide pension plan TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - OPTrust Select, the new defined benefit solution from OPTrust, has today been recommended by the Ontario...


Mar 12, 2018, 09:00 ET OPTrust takes measures that reduce risks for members

Pension plan lowers discount rate, adopts assumptions for increased life expectancies TORONTO, March 12, 2018 /CNW/ - OPTrust today released its 2017 Funded Status Report, which details the Plan's...


Nov 22, 2017, 09:00 ET World Bank report shines spotlight on Canadian pension model

Canada's top pension funds share best practices for building world-class pension organizations TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian public pension funds and pension plans are regarded as among the ...


Nov 09, 2017, 09:00 ET OPTrust to divest from public market tobacco firms

TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - OPTrust today announced it is divesting from the tobacco industry. By the beginning of 2018, OPTrust will be divested from all equity and fixed income investments in...


Sep 11, 2017, 09:00 ET OPTrust's in-house trading floor makes 1000th trade

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - OPTrust's in-house trading floor has accomplished its 1000th trade. OPTrust launched its in-house trading floor in June 2017. Over time, it will internalize public...


Jul 06, 2017, 09:00 ET OPTrust makes strategic investment in James Evans & Associates Ltd.

TORONTO, July 6, 2017 /CNW/ - OPTrust today announced a strategic investment in James Evans & Associates (JEA) Ltd., a leading provider of pension administration services in Canada and the U.S., and...


Jun 07, 2017, 16:23 ET OPTrust Internalizes Public Market Assets

The Plan's Member-Driven Investing Strategy supports maintaining fully funded status TORONTO, June 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Today marks a major step towards OPTrust's plan to internalize public market asset...


Mar 13, 2017, 09:28 ET OPTrust further improves its fully funded status

The $19 billion pension management organization increases its market-based surplus and improves its ability to meet its pension promise to members TORONTO, March 13, 2017 /CNW/ - OPTrust released its ...


Jan 31, 2017, 10:23 ET OPTrust proposes action on climate change with release of position paper and portfolio climate risk assessment report

Inadequate tools and models to measure climate change risk and impact drives $18.4 billion pension fund to call for collaboration and standardization TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - OPTrust today...


Mar 14, 2016, 09:30 ET Fully-funded OPTrust Enhances Long-term Sustainability

Net assets grow to $18.4 billion as OPTrust posts 8.0% annual investment return TORONTO, March 14, 2016 /CNW/ - OPTrust, one of Ontario's top five public sector pension plans, today reported its 2015 ...


Oct 07, 2015, 08:30 ET OPTrust video marks major milestone

TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - OPTrust, one of Ontario's largest public sector jointly-sponsored pension plans, has released a new video as it marks its 20 anniversary. Titled Paying Pensions Today,...


Apr 23, 2015, 10:00 ET OPTrust Delivers 12% Return in 2014

Net assets grow to $17.5 billion as OPTrust celebrates 20th anniversary TORONTO, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - OPTrust, one of Canada's major public pension plans, today reported 2014 investment results of...


Dec 04, 2014, 14:36 ET OPTrust Hires Leading Pension Expert as CEO and President

Hugh O'Reilly to assume role January 5, 2015 TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Board of Trustees of OPTrust today announced that Hugh O'Reilly, one of Canada's leading experts on pensions, has been...


Apr 09, 2014, 08:50 ET Fully funded OPTrust achieves 11.7% return in 2013

Assets grow to $16 billion TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) is pleased to report that it continues to be fully funded on a going concern basis in 2013, with a funded...


Oct 22, 2013, 07:00 ET New analysis confirms that defined benefit pensions provide significant benefits to Canadian economy

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian retirees with defined benefit (DB) pensions are far less likely than other retirees to collect the government's Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS), shows a...


Apr 30, 2013, 11:00 ET Fully-funded OPTrust achieves 10.1% investment return in 2012

Assets grow to $14.7 billion TORONTO, April 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) today reported gross investment results of 10.1% for 2012, surpassing both its funding target return of...


Nov 08, 2012, 11:00 ET OPTrust Board Appoints CEO

TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - The OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) Board today announced the appointment of William Hatanaka to the position of CEO. Effective November 19, 2012, Mr. Hatanaka will assume ...


Apr 18, 2012, 11:00 ET OPTrust achieves 5.5% investment return in 2011

Net assets rise to $13.7 billion TORONTO, April 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) today reported gross investment results of 5.5% for 2011, outperforming its 3.9% performance...