Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board has held talks
with other investors about a potential deal to take U.S. mall owner
Macerich Co. private, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Canadian pension fund, which owns about 16.5 percent of real
estate investment trust Macerich, has held discussions with firms
including sovereign wealth funds about backing the potential bid, the
people said, asking not to be identified as the details aren’t public.
Talks are at an early stage and may not lead to a deal, the people said.. . . more