The secretary of state’s powers to intervene in the local government pension scheme (LGPS) will only be used where justified, according to the local government minister.
With FCA authorisation under its belt the Pensions Infrastructure Platform wants to prove its sceptics wrong. Mike Weston also tells Stephanie Baxter about his proposition for the LGPS
Aviva Investors has appointed Florian de Chaisemartin as director of its London-based infrastructure debt team.
The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has achieved £125m of investor commitments in the first close of its multi-strategy infrastructure fund.
Discussions are progressing on creating a UK infrastructure investment platform to sit alongside the main LGPS pools.
The government is to launch a national infrastructure investment platform for the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) through pooling.
Pension schemes must engage with the shift towards de-carbonisation by investing in environmentally friendly infrastructure according to a leading figure.
Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) and London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) have jointly acquired a stake in a Scottish windfarm through their infrastructure vehicle.
The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has launched a multi-strategy fund with a target size of £1bn to allow schemes to invest directly in infrastructure.
Isabel Liu has been hired as a non-executive director to sit on the board of the Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP).
Finding value in infrastructure is becoming increasingly more challenging given fierce competition for such assets. Boe Pahari explains how improved risk weighted returns can be achieved in thematic infrastructure where there is relatively less competition.
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has launched a follow-up consultation to firm up plans to develop a single market for personal pension products (PPPs).
PP looks at how planned LGPS reforms could undermine members' rights
The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP) has been given the go-ahead by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to directly manage assets on behalf of schemes.
Colin Dryburgh puts forward the case for US treasury inflation protected securities (TIPS).
Centre for Policy Studies research fellow Michael Johnson has proposed seven ways to make the local government pension scheme more sustainable.
Former LPFA chief Edmund Truell tells PP about his radical plans for public sector pensions
PP's quick fire guide to what the Autumn Statement means for pensions.
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), Canadian OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) and Dutch PGGM, have agreed to buy 100% shares in a Spanish infrastructure company for up to €420m (£300m).
LGPS funds will be reclassified as retail investors, which could lead to a major asset sell-off, increase costs, and restrict what they can invest in, finds Stephanie Baxter
Pooling local government pensions schemes into six wealth funds will not necessarily boost infrastructure investing. Charlotte Moore looks at the issues that need to be dealt with.
Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) and the London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) have invested £60m in a UK renewable energy project.
The chancellor’s shock announcement that local government pensions will be pooled into regional funds to boost UK infrastructure means yet more upheaval for the scheme, finds Stephanie Baxter
The Local Government Pension Scheme’s (LGPS) 89 funds will be pooled into six British wealth funds to invest billions in infrastructure, the Chancellor has revealed.