Canada pension boss sees opportunities after Trump win

* Sees ‘interesting opportunities’ in U.S. after vote* Keen on more infrastructure investment in U.S., Canada* Assets rise to over C$300 billion in second quarter

(Recasts; adds comments from CEO interview)By Matt ScuffhamTORONTO, Nov 10 The Canada Pension Plan
Investment Board, one of the world’s biggest dealmakers, sees
potential opportunities arising from Republican Donald Trump’s
election victory, its chief executive said in an interview.Mark Machin, who became CPPIB’s chief executive in June,
said equity markets were reacting positively to the Republican
party having control of the house and senate, potentially making
it easier to pass legislation, and to the possibility of lighter
regulation, particularly in the financial sector.He also identified Trump’s commitment to spend big on
infrastructure as a potential opportunity for investors.

“There’s a lot of expectation of increased fiscal stimulus,
less regulation, more economic activity, that’s getting priced
in here and that’s obviously helping the …
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