Watch top Canadian pension fund leaders speak on PE, infra bets in Asia

(Clockwise from top left) Michelle Teo, Managing Editor, DealStreetAsia with Prateek Maheshwari, Managing Director and Head of Asia, OMERS Infrastructure; and Wai Leng Leong, Managing Director and Regional Head of Asia Pacific, CDPQ Global, CDPQ Singapore

Top Canadian pension funds CDPQ and OMERS Infrastructure are betting big on the rapid urbanisation and growth of the middle class in Southeast Asia and India as they seek opportunities for portfolio diversification.

Speaking at DealStreetAsia’s Asia PE-VC Summit 2021, CDPQ’s Leong Wai Leng and OMERS’ Prateek Maheshwari noted increasing allocation to the region.

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