U.K. Pension Funds Look to Emulate Canadian Investment Strategies

May 10, 2012

Tara Perkins reports for the Globe and Mail that representatives of the U.K.’s financial sector have been meeting with Canada’s largest pension plans over the past week to learn how British plans might adopt their investment strategies. Canadian pension funds, including OMERS, are currently the subject of international attention for their innovative approach to pension governance and investment. The British officials are also seeking to generate interest from Canadian plans in British infrastructure projects. The article mentions Borealis Infrastructure’s investment in High Speed One, Britain’s only high-speed rail line.