XPS Pensions has enhanced its fiduciary management selection service in order to help trustees through initial selection and mandatory re-tendering.
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has been selected as the first index manager for the Asset Management Exchange's (AMX) passive funds.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes mimicking typical insurer fixed income portfolios are failing to use their greater regulatory freedoms to maximise returns with higher risk, JP Morgan Asset Management says.
Pi Consulting and IC Select have launched a service to provide advice and support to pension schemes tendering fiduciary management mandates.
PP has analysed the accounts of the biggest pension consulting firms and recorded the turnover (revenue) in their most recent accounts. The full leaderboard is below…
Pension schemes that have not hedged their liabilities could face funding issues as long-dated bond yields have plummeted, industry experts have warned.
More than 8,000 investment fraud reports have been made so far this year, more than double the amount in the same period last year, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
One of the key benefits of fiduciary management is that it gives trustees the time and resources to focus on high-level issues, which should mean they can make more informed decisions about strategy.
UK inflation unexpectedly rose above target in July to 2.1%, just 24 hours after wage growth hit an 11-year high of 3.9% and the employment rate reached a fresh record.
LCP research reveals global active equity fees have fallen for yet another year, while corporate bond fees are on the rise. Holly Roach looks at the findings.
Funds in LGPS Central will be given additional assistance to assist collection and analysis of investment costs after the pool partnered with KAS Bank.
UK gross domestic product (GDP) contracted in the second quarter for the first time since 2012, the Office for National Statistics said in its latest report, meaning the UK is only one negative quarter away from a recession.
The investment portfolios of consolidators could be more resilient to market shocks than the typical insurer portfolio, latest research by Redington reveals.
Here they are… The shortlists for this year's Professional Pensions Investment Awards.
LGPS Central has launched an active, multi-manager emerging markets equity fund.
Trustees should seize the opportunity to engage and educate members about their investment choices, says Henry Tapper.
Lloyds Banking Group will compensate Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) £140m for the attempted early termination of an investment management arrangement for Scottish Widows worth over £100bn.
Sterling credit assets are in relatively short supply. Sebastien Proffit looks how this can affect scheme CDI strategies.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) is investing £100m of debt funding in East Midlands Housing (EMH) Group.
BNY Mellon Investment Management has launched a sustainable global equity income fund under the management of boutique Newton Investment Management's Nick Clay, and head of responsible and charity investment Rob Stewart.
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has launched two private market offerings with over £1bn of commitments from its partner Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds.
Blackrock has launched two ESG index funds for defined benefit and defined contribution (DC) schemes in response to growing demand for sustainable investment options.