Professional Pensions | 01 Mar 2016 | 08:02 |
The local government pension funds have been making a lot of progress on their pooling plans. Stephanie Baxter looks at some of the initial proposals submitted to government.
The bulk annuity market will grow significantly over the next five years in spite of higher costs due to low interest rates and Solvency II capital requirements, according to Fitch Ratings.
Professional Pensions | 09 Feb 2016 | 13:54 |
Clwyd Pension Fund has undergone a restructure of its hedge fund strategy which will generate cost efficiencies and protect against volatility, following a major investment review.
Professional Pensions | 05 Nov 2015 | 10:55 |
The multi sector credit market has doubled in the past three years to £96bn as schemes seek higher yields in the low return environment, according to Punter Southall Investment Consulting.
Professional Pensions | 30 Oct 2015 | 13:06 |
Official figures reveal the local government pension scheme (LGPS) had a positive year amid good investment performance but has not addressed the burden of past deficits.
Professional Pensions | 29 Oct 2015 | 13:21 |
Public equity markets are becoming much riskier than private equity with flash crashes and higher volatility, according to Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) investment manager Neil Cooper.
Professional Pensions | 19 Oct 2015 | 13:13 |
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has become the first scheme to commit its investments to the international target to limit global warming to two degrees.
Professional Pensions | 19 Oct 2015 | 13:05 |
As local government pension funds will be forced to pool investments, PP looks at the different options and how London councils chose their pooled structure.
Professional Pensions | 09 Oct 2015 | 13:25 |
The London CIV will transform the LGPS in the capital and beyond, saving millions of pounds. Chief executive Hugh Grover tells Stephanie Baxter it is almost open for business
Professional Pensions | 09 Oct 2015 | 11:38 |
The trustees of the £135m AQA Pension Scheme have outsourced its investments to Towers Watson following a competitive fiduciary management tender.
Professional Pensions | 08 Oct 2015 | 13:34 |
A group of local government pension funds in the South West are exploring pooling all their investments into a £19bn regional Collective Investment Vehicle (CIV).
Professional Pensions | 06 Oct 2015 | 12:31 |
DB members taking advantage of the April freedoms could unbalance LDI strategies, writes Stephanie Baxter
Professional Pensions | 31 Jul 2015 | 13:06 |
The rise of academies coupled with smaller council budgets is changing the make-up of the LGPS’s employer base. Stephanie Baxter finds out it is posing major long-term challenges.
Professional Pensions | 31 Jul 2015 | 09:00 |
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