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Why PSP Investments? / Overview of PSP Investments

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Overview

PSP Investments is a pension fund managing over $230B on behalf of members of various Canadian defense and police forces. The firm invests in Capital Markets, Real Estate, Private Equity, Infrastructure, Credit, and Natural Resources.

PSP manages funds for the Public Sector Pension Investment Board. The organization was established in 1999 and manages a diversified portfolio of investments across various sectors. The company has a global presence, with investments in companies and assets in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

The company has been recognized for its efforts in sustainability and responsible investing and is considered one of the leading pension investment managers in Canada.


PSP Investments Overview


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  • 1 deal that the investment team you are recruiting with has done

  • 1 person at the firm (ideally someone who would have influence over your recruiting process)

  • 1 business model-specific detail to mention


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Fact Sheet


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  • Company Name: PSP Investments

  • Description: The Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) is a Canadian Crown corporation established by an act of Parliament which invests funds for the pension plans of the Public Service, the Canadian Armed Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force

  • Firm Category: Pension Plan

  • Status: PSP Investments is a privately held company

  • Founded: 1999

  • Assets Under Management: $230.5B

  • Chief Executive Officer: Deborah Orida

  • Headquarters: Ottawa, Canada


Resources


PSP Glassdoor



PSP Salary


Based on Glassdoor, the average base salary for an Analyst at PSP is $51k. We note that this salary information may be dated and not reflective of their current pay.

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