The Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund has confirmed it will pool some of its assets with the Local Pensions Partnership (LPP).
ESG fund ratings are an oft-used tool for impact investing, but lack of standardised data means other analysis is necessary. James Phillips explores their usefulness
Dan Brocklebank says the FCA's proposed solution to address conflicts of interests at asset managers does not go far enough
A government review has told trustees they must engage better with their members to build a nationwide "culture of social impact investment".
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested in the expanding offshore wind sector for the first time, expanding its asset allocation to renewable energy.
With pressures on health unlikely to abate in the near future, Aon's Guide to Risk Settlement analyses the cost of longevity reinsurance.
Sorca Kelly-Scholte says steady but low growth will keep rates historically low, while markets are likely to tumble at some point over the next few years
The Paradise Papers leak poses some interesting questions for scheme trustees, says Jonathan Stapleton
The Bank of England has raised rates for the first time in 10 years on a gradual path towards normalisation. Stephanie Baxter explores whether this will give schemes a reprieve from low yields
Stark differences in approach to ESG issues between Europe and North America show significant cultural markers, James Phillips writes.
Shajahan Alam looks at how hedged diversification into foreign currency corporate bonds can offer schemes more attractive yields
Hugh Grover will step down from his role as chief executive of the £5.6bn London Collective Investment Vehicle (CIV) at the end of next week.
The Bank of England's (BoE) decision to increase interest rates for the first time in over a decade has been welcomed by the industry, yet the move will only be "symbolic" for most defined benefit (DB) schemes.
For long-term investors, CLO equity can offer attractive return potential, even late in the credit cycle, says PIMCO
Follows rising inflation and GDP
90% chance of rate hike priced in
Many schemes perceive emerging markets as risky investments. Christoph Hofmann explains why this is no longer the case
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has boosted its efforts to combat climate risk and the impacts of climate change in an updated environmental policy.
"The solvency deficit reported by our scheme actuary is much bigger than the company can afford. It's not worth us thinking about buyout now.. is it?"
The value of assets under management (AuM) at UK-based firms fell by 4.5% year on year, according to Willis Tower Watson's survey of the world's top 500 managers.
European institutional investors are leading the way in their response to environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns compared to their American and Canadian counterparts, research has revealed.
The risk profiles of many default defined contribution (DC) master trusts need an overhaul as they are mishandling risk, according to Hymans Robertson.
Worst-selling fund house in September
Corporate governance guidelines aim to improve decision-making processes by listening to stakeholders better. James Phillips explores how pension funds will benefit