How We Invest

OMERS investment strategies cover a diverse range of assets in public and private markets, ensuring solid returns that help fund OMERS pensions.

Public investments

Our public investments include fixed income securities inflation-linked bonds, government bonds and credit, along with public equities.

Private investments

Our private investments, through holdings in infrastructure, private equity and real estate are selected specifically for their ability to provide more predictable returns and cash flows compared to assets that may be exposed to greater market volatility.

Major investments

As at December 31, 2018
 Major investments 2018 Fair Value
($ millions)
Fixed Income Investments 28,242
Inflation-Linked Bonds 3,829
Public Equity 32,681
Private Equity 14,243
Infrastructure Investments 20,299
Real Estate Investments 21,474