Professional Pensions | 24 Apr 2015 | 15:13 |
Alternative investments can be a good fit for DC but the 0.75% charge cap makes it difficult for schemes to diversify into them. Stephanie Baxter looks at what trustees can do.
The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure have agreed to acquire a stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) for around £1.6bn.
Professional Pensions | 31 Mar 2015 | 12:34 |
The government needs to stop bashing local government pension schemes and adopt a more encouraging and positive approach, according to Smith Institute director Paul Hackett.
Professional Pensions | 25 Mar 2015 | 12:49 |
Natasha Browne asks why UK pension funds tend to lose out to international rivals on big infrastructure investments
Professional Pensions | 23 Mar 2015 | 11:17
Illiquid assets such as infrastructure present a big opportunity for schemes to make significant returns, according to Man Group chief executive Manny Roman.
Professional Pensions | 12 Mar 2015 | 12:46 |
Tesco's pension scheme has invested in the Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) to create better value for its members.
Professional Pensions | 12 Mar 2015 | 10:12 |
As the Pensions Infrastructure Platform reaches its first anniversary Stephanie Baxter finds a mixture of scepticism and optimism.
Professional Pensions | 09 Mar 2015 | 09:00 |
The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has embarked on a hiring process to establish its investment team, according to chief executive officer Mike Weston.
Professional Pensions | 25 Feb 2015 | 12:52 |
Investors are moving into assets which have a higher fixed yield than a government bond according to Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM) economist James Carrick.
Professional Pensions | 05 Feb 2015 | 12:21 |
The local government pension schemes (LGPS) for Greater Manchester and London are already eyeing up infrastructure opportunities for their £500m joint venture.
Professional Pensions | 27 Jan 2015 | 12:53 |
The Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) and the London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) have joined forces to invest up to £500m in infrastructure.
Professional Pensions | 22 Jan 2015 | 11:54 |
Stephanie Baxter speaks to Lothian Pension Fund – winner of Best Use of Alternatives Award at the Scheme of the Year Awards – about how it has reduced costs by investing directly in alternatives
Professional Pensions | 04 Dec 2014 | 16:42 |
Mark Fawcett used to work for millionaires in hedge fund management. Now he makes money for the average person in the street as the chief investment officer of the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST). He joined the organisation in 2008 and reflects on the difference between the two roles.
Professional Pensions | 24 Nov 2014 | 10:18 |
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