The head of Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Friday that rising protectionism in the United States would likely lead to more Canadian companies trying to buy U.S. platforms.
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"If there is more protectionism in the United States you will probably see more Canadian companies trying to acquire U.S. -based platforms," Michael Sabia, chief executive of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, told reporters.
"We're in a period of very heightened uncertainty."
(Reporting by Allison Lampert; Writing by Denny Thomas; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)