CPPIB boosts allocation to private equity

The Canadian public pension has increased its exposure to the asset class.

Institution: Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Headquarters: Toronto, Canada
AUM: CA$392.00n
Allocation to alternatives: 44.30%
Bitesize: CAD$200-500m

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has boosted its allocation to private equity from 20.3% in Q1 2018 to 23.7% a year later, according to the pension’s latest annual report.

The CAD$392.0 billion Canadian public pension has a 21.0 percent target allocation to private equity that currently stands at 23.70 percent.

As illustrated in the charts below, CPPIB has made several commitments to private equity funds with a 2018 vintage, which combined constitute $6.4 billion.

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