In the latest of PP's Pensions Influencers interview series, Jonathan Stapleton speaks to Ian McKnight, chief investment officer of the Royal Mail Pension Plan
James Balcombe looks at how pension funds can find the best hedge fund managers in the market
Helene Winch says in light of regulatory guidance, schemes focused on de-risking need to re-consider their fiduciary duty to also manage ESG risk
Baillie Gifford and Montanaro are the first asset managers to sign up to a new transparency code to help the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) get a better handle on investment costs.
Stephanie Baxter says the launch of a transparency code shows the balance of power is finally starting to move in the direction of investors.
As a transparency code is launched for the Local Government Pension Scheme, Stephanie Baxter looks at how it could set a gold standard across the industry.
Veolia UK Pension Trustees has announced it has appointed Schroders to be the fiduciary manager for its largest defined benefit schemes, which have a combined asset value of £880m.
Schemes are allocating increasing sums to direct lending. Lynn Strongin Dodds assesses the appeal of the asset class and asks if its stellar growth can continue.
Andy Agathangelou has expressed concern the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) could allow the Investment Association (IA) to write its own cost disclosure rules.
John Gray says it's better to reduce carbon exposure over a longer period while seeking suitable alternative investments
The Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board (SAB) has launched a transparency code to help schemes get a better handle on their costs and fees.
Jupiter Asset Management fund manager James Clunie says overpriced assets are providing some of the best opportunity sets in the market currently for investors.
The funding gap of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) has improved by £9.2bn since 2013 but last year's difficult market conditions reduced returns to just 0.1%.
Last year posed huge challenges for active investment as markets were driven by politics rather than economics. Stephanie Baxter looks at research showing a large fall in managers beating the benchmark
Global active equity management fees for the largest investors have managed to withstand growing pricing pressures in the last few years, according to research by bfinance.
The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) has picked JP Morgan Asset Management to run its first high yield bond mandate after an open tender.
BMO Global Asset Management has begun excluding companies with fossil fuel reserves from some of its responsible funds, with an aim to completely divest across the range by 2020.
Saker Nusseibeh questions the rationality of market exuberance when there is still massive uncertainty over the future economic and political landscape
In the first of PP's Pensions Influencers interview series, Jonathan Stapleton speaks to Cliff Speed, chief investment officer of TPT Retirement Solutions
Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) members will meet The Pensions Regulator (TPR) next month after lobby groups warned just 12 funds highlighted climate change risks in their investment strategy statements.
Asset managers will come under increasing scrutiny to be good stewards of pension funds once the UK leaves the European Union, Jonathan Lipkin has predicted.
The Investment Association (IA) has set out guidelines for how FTSE-listed companies should report on long-term performance, as part of its campaign to deter short-term behaviour.
Schemes have been urged to vote against executive pay proposals at both Shell and BP in protest against incentives to increase short term production.
BlackRock is rolling out seven new tracker funds for its authorised contractual scheme (ACS) after launching the UK's first tax transparent Fund (TTF) three years ago.