Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) is one of Canada’s largest and most diversified institutional investment fund managers, with an investment portfolio of approximately $70 billion. The company invests globally on behalf of its clients, 28 pension, endowment and government funds in the Province of Alberta. AIMCo manages funds for a diverse group of Alberta public sector clients. The pension funds meet the retirement income needs of nearly 310,000 active and retired public sector employees. In 2012, these funds paid out nearly $1.3 billion in pension payments, refunds and transfers to other plans. The government funds AIMCo manages are used for Albertans’ priorities such as health care, education, infrastructure and social programs.