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Invesco Ltd.
With over CAD$1.1 Trillion† in assets under management and offices in 120 countries, Invesco is a leading independent global investment management company.
Invesco’s 13 investment centres across the globe encourage and reward independent thought through discrete, well-defined philosophies and styles across a broad range of strategies. Our investment capabilities range from equities and fixed income to alternatives, including real estate, private equity, multi-asset and risk parity.
With close to 20 years of experience serving the pension market in Canada and an in-depth knowledge of regulatory and market environments, we understand what it takes to help plan sponsors meet their fiduciary obligations. Engaging clients and consultants as partners, we tailor solutions to their unique needs to seek a sound financial future for the individuals and institutions we serve. Invesco Ltd. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol IVZ.

† As at December 31, 2017.
Invesco Canada Ltd. is part of Invesco Ltd.


Russell Investments
Russell Investments, a global asset manager, offers multi-asset portfolios and services which include advice, investments and implementation. Russell Investments stands with institutional investors, financial advisors and individuals working with their advisors—using the firm’s core capabilities that extend across capital market insights, manager research, asset allocation, portfolio implementation and factor exposures—to help each achieve their desired investment outcomes. The firm has CAD $371.6 billion in assets under management (as of 12/31/2017).
Established in 1985, Russell Investments Canada Limited provides Canadian pension plans, endowments and foundations with capital market insights, manager research, portfolio construction and portfolio implementation. We understand the pressures our clients face and can provide customized solutions for transition management, overlay services, currency management as well as investment outsourcing (OCIO).
Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Russell Investments operates globally with 21 offices, providing investment services in the world’s major financial centers such as London, Paris, Amsterdam, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai, Toronto and New York.
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About OPTrust
With net assets of over $20 billion, OPTrust invests and manages one of Canada's largest pension funds and administers the OPSEU Pension Plan, a defined benefit plan with over 92,000 members and retirees. OPTrust was established to give plan members and the Government of Ontario an equal voice in the administration of the Plan and the investment of its assets through joint trusteeship. OPTrust is a global investor in a broad range of asset classes including Canadian and foreign equities, fixed income, real estate, infrastructure and private markets, and has a team of highly experienced investment professionals located in Toronto, London and Sydney. As a pension management organization, OPTrust’s mission is to pay pensions today, preserve pensions for tomorrow.

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