A Safe and Liquid Investment Opportunity
BCI accesses debt markets to support the investment objectives of our clients, providing for broader portfolio diversification and an improved risk-adjusted investment profile.
Our medium-term debt program provides a safe and liquid investment opportunity.
We are emphasizing Canadian dollar issuance to align with the denomination of our liquid assets and promote a consistent issuer footprint.
Term debt issued by Canadian public sector asset managers qualifies for inclusion in prominent bond indices such as: FTSE Canada Universe; Bloomberg Canada Aggregate; ICE BofA Canada Broad Market; Morningstar Canada Core.
Our credit profile is supported by
Significant and diversified AUM
C$215.0 billion of net assets as at March 31, 2023, including substantial high-quality liquid assets
Our stable client base
BCI’s assets under management are provided by British Columbia’s public sector, including pension plans, insurance funds and special-purpose funds
Our clear issuance structure
Debt obligations are directly backed by our investment assets
Our asset manager role
BCI has no pension or insurance liabilities
Robust risk management
Supported by independent third-party validation to ensure best practices