Canada’s Pension Fund Plans to Write Off a $95M Investment in FTX

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One of Canada’s largest pension funds, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, intends to write off its investments, which are estimated at $95M, in FTX and its US division FTX.US.

The statement reads:

“At the end of the year, we will write off our investment in FTX to zero. Financial losses from these investments will have a limited impact on OTPP given their size relative to net asset value and our position.”

According to a press release, in October 2021, OTPP invested $75 million in FTX International. In January 2022, the fund invested an additional $20 million in FTX.US.

Both transactions were completed through the Teachers’ Venture Growth (TVG) platform.

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