University of Toronto

University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Date Founded



27 King's College Circle,Toronto, ON M5S 1A1


Schools & Student Services

Company Description

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in depth and breadth on any other Canadian campus. With more than 82,000* students across three campuses (St. George, Mississauga and Scarborough) and over 500,000 alumni active in every region of the world, U of T's influence is felt in every area of human endeavour.

Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Deputy Secretary, Governign Council


Assistant Dean/Executive Director, Advancement, Arts & Science

Executive Director, University Advancement Partnerships

Executive Director, Advancement & Alumni Affairs

Executive Director, Research Services

Executive Director, Aluni Affairs

Executive Director, Advancement Events & Stra Tegy

Executive Director, Office of the Dean

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at General Re Financial Products (Canada) Ltd.

Professional at The National Advisory Board on Sciences and Technology

Co-Director, Rotman Institute for International Business & Professor Emerita of Economic Analysis & Policy at University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

President-Emeritus & Professor at University of Toronto

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Canadian Investor Relations Institute

Distinguished Alumni
Gerald W. Schwartz is now Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Founder at ONEX Corp.
Lawrence Yau Lung Ho is now Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Melco International Development Ltd.
Jeff Skoll is now Founder at Skoll Foundation
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Recent Transactions
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Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Random House of Canada Ltd. purchase McClelland & Stewart Ltd. from University of Toronto

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University of Toronto purchases Colony Hotel Toronto

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Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP is a Toronto-based law firm of more than 200 lawyers focused on serving the transaction, advocacy and advisory needs of Canada's most dynamic business sectors. Emphasis on core practice areas of corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate finance, tax, intellectual property, real estate, international business and government relations. One of the largest business law practices in Canada, serving multinational, national and mid-market entities and dedicated to value-driven public and private M&A, financing and other transactional work. Consistently ranked at or near the top of Bloomberg and Thomson Financial deals league tables for M&A and equity offerings.


CalSTRS is administered by a 12-member Teachers' Retirement Board. The objectives of the firm's investment committee are set forth in the California Constitution and the California Education Code. The Teachers Retirement Fund is a special trust fund established by law that holds the assets of the following programs: Defined Benefit, Defined Benefit Supplement and Cash Balance Benefit. The assets come from contributions by members, employing school districts and the State of California. The funds investments create a stream of income to add to those assets. The CalSTRS portfolio has broadly diversified holdings in seven categories: Global Equity, Fixed Income, Real Estate, Private Equity, Cash, Inflation Sensitive and Overlay. CalSTRS often engages in shareholder activism.

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. is an agricultural biotechnology company which engages in the development of agricultural products for the improvement of the environment and human health. It uses screening, breeding, and biotechnology techniques to create agricultural products for consumers, processors, and farmers. The company's portfolio of agricultural productivity traits includes Nitrogen Use Efficiency, Water Use Efficiency, Drought Tolerance, Salinity Tolerance and Herbicide Tolerance. It has presence in the United States, Africa, India, the United Arab Emirates, Belgium, France and Canada. The company was founded by Eric J. Rey and John G. Sperling in 2002 and is headquartered in Davis, CA.

ProMIS Neurosciences, Inc. operates as a development stage biotech company. It discovers and develops precision therapeutics and companion diagnostics for early detection and effective treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, in particular Alzheimer's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The company was founded by Neil Cashman and Vigen Nazarian on January 23, 2004 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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Benchsci Analytics, Inc. develops and operates an online platform that extracts usage evidence from scientific papers and organizes it around antibodies. Its platform allows scientists to search millions of papers to find antibody usage data. The company was founded by Liran Belenzon, David Qixiang Chen, Thomas KH Leung, and Elvis Wiandas and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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QD Solar, Inc. develops photovoltaic cells using colloidal quantum dot technology in Canada. Its quantum dot technology combines silicon solar cells with infrared solar cells in a hybrid architecture to harvest more of the solar spectrum than silicon alone. The company was founded by Sjoerd Hoogland and Edward Hartley Sargent in 2014 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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PiinPoint, Inc. provides location sharing services. Its services include market suitability, sales predictions, impact analysis and network optimization. The company was founded by Jim Robeson and Adam Saunder in 2013 and is headquartered in Kitchener, Canada.

NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trusts | Toronto, ON

Northwest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust is an open-ended real estate investment trust, which holds a portfolio of income-producing properties. It operates through the following geographical segments: Canada, Brazil, Germany, and Australia/New Zealand. It also focuses on medical office buildings and healthcare real estate leasable area.The company was founded by Paul Dalla Lana in January 2010 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Ruckus Wireless, Inc. Pension Funds & Sovereign Wealth | Sunnyvale, CA

Ruckus Wireless is a pioneer in the wireless infrastructure market, enabling carriers and enterprises to stay ahead of the exploding demand for high-bandwidth applications and services. The Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi technology redefines what’s possible in wireless network performance with flexibility, reliability, and affordability. We call this Pervasive Performance. See what Ruckus is all about We've been singularly focused on Pervasive Performance in wireless since beginning operations in 2004, and we continue to lead the industry in performance innovation. We have never relied on off-the-shelf, reference design radio technology – it just doesn’t deliver the capacity, range or interference mitigation necessary to make the dream of high performance wireless a reality. Instead, we’ve assembled a team of the best and brightest wireless minds in the world to deliver the creative solutions needed to realize our Pervasive Performance vision.

K-Bro Linen, Inc. Other Business & Consulting Services | Edmonton, AB

K-Bro was founded in 1954 as Stork Diaper Service, the company later diversified to provide laundry and linen services to other industries such as healthcare and hospitality. To better reflect the company’s evolving role, the name was changed to K-Bro Linen Systems Inc. in 1984. Today, K-Bro is the largest provider of laundry and linen services in Canada meeting the needs of healthcare, hospitality and other commercial sectors. With large processing facilities in Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria. Including our head office in Edmonton, we employ over 1600 people. K-Bro provides an extensive menu of services that go beyond basic laundry services. These include reusable OR pack services (KOR Services), resident personal clothing programs, specialty linen purchasing, various textile testing and extensive customer site-based services, including floor-to-floor distribution and linen room management. We have resisted the temptation to diversify into other activities, choosing instead to develop the finest laundry and linen service programs available. As a result, we are the leaders in the industry and are proud of our distinct reputation

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