The local government pension pools for the South West and Midlands are actively hiring senior managers to lead and develop the innovative structures.
The half of fiduciary managers that have not yet submitted initial data for the IC Select industry performance standard now face a set deadline of 28 February.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to 1.6% in December on the back of falls in sterling following the Brexit vote, its highest level in two years.
This year is set to be a bumpy ride with yet more geopolitical events and tensions between central bank policies. Stephanie Baxter takes a look at investment predictions for 2017.
Some of the UK's biggest pension schemes have co-founded an initiative to better understand how the transition to a low carbon economy affects their investments.
Pensions minister Richard Harrington has said the government will work with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to improve transparency of pension costs.
University of St Andrews' £90m defined benefit (DB) scheme has delegated its day-to-day investment management to Aon Hewitt to reduce volatility and increase diversification.
Pension funds have been given extra time to prepare for potentially onerous rules requiring their over-the-counter (OTC) derivative transactions to be centrally cleared.
As the FCA closes its consultation on improving transparency of costs and charges in pension schemes, James Phillips asks the industry whether the watchdog has the right solution.
Improved prospects for growth and inflation mean investors should look to invest more in risk assets according to Schroders.
Asha Mehta bursts some myths around ESG.
The belief that developed market equities are overvalued has reached record levels for a third consecutive quarter, according to a survey of investors.
Equities and infrastructure are the top asset classes to bet on doing well next year, according to PP research.
Legal & General Investment Management and BlackRock have topped the list of the most appointed asset managers in the Top 100 Pensions Schemes 2016. Read the 411-strong list here...
In the final Pensions Buzz of 2016, we want to know which asset class you would bet on doing well next year.
The infrastructure joint venture launched by Greater Manchester and the London Pension Fund Authority (LPFA) last year has grown to £1.3bn.
Southwark Council has announced its £1.2bn pension fund will cut investments in fossil fuels and explore opportunities in sustainable energy infrastructure.
Jupiter Asset Management fund manager Charlie Thomas says there is increasing "symmetry" between pensions and long-term environmental investing.
Global growth expectations are picking up as economies show resilience to the major political events of recent months, according to BlackRock Investment Institute.
Investors will eye up active and alternative strategies next year to help them cope with market volatility arising from economic and political forces, according to research.
Witold Bahrke believes we should get used to lower returns from fixed income investments going forward.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has made a £60m allocation to private debt fund Permira Credit Solutions III as it looks to capitalise on banks' withdrawal from lending.
UK pension schemes' average allocation to bonds has risen to over 50% for the first time according to The Pension Protection Fund's (PPF's) Purple Book.
Research conducted since the Brexit vote shows schemes are very concerned about nationalism sweeping the continent. Michael Klimes explores how they can tackle these risks.