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Investing

The foundation of our investing philosophy is focused on seeking high-quality investments to meet the pension promise. We maintain a long-term perspective on markets and, to help us better manage through short-term volatility, we seek investments that also generate stable income.

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"We are a global, long-term investor proud to be working on behalf of more than 500,000 OMERS members. We search the globe every day for the highest quality investments, and believe that our strategic portfolio diversification and active asset management programs will drive secure returns that ultimately deliver on the pension promise. OMERS brings together a world-class team to bring this approach to life – a team that sincerely believes in the value of partnerships and in building value together. "

Satish Rai - Chief Investment Officer


Investing businesses

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Capital Markets

invests in companies with strong balance sheets and resilient business models.

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Private Equity

builds partnerships with management teams to transform good companies into industry leaders.

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Ventures

makes investments in growth- oriented, technology companies.

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Growth Equity

invests in high-growth companies backed by exceptional entrepreneurs.

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Infrastructure

is a leading investor and asset manager.

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Real Estate

Oxford Properties is a global real estate investor, developer and manager. We build relationships to last for generations.

Private Investment Portfolio

From Canadian IPOs to international shipping ports, OMERS strives to be a world-class investment platform, highly focused on the right strategic markets and partners.

View our private investing portfolio

Sustainable Investing

The world is changing and so is our role as an investor. To protect our members’ retirement, we have a duty to think long into the future and find and grow responsible and sustainable businesses and services, while investing in the highest quality assets around the globe.

Read about sustainable investing

Investing Performance

We are focused on our strategy of building a diversified portfolio of high-quality investments, which target net average annual investment returns in the range of 7-11%.

Learn about OMERS investing performance

Investing Highlights

Read recent investing news highlights and see how our assets are diversified by asset type and geography. 

See our investing highlights


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Taking a closer look at our 2019 investment results

2019 annual report