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.
The City and County of Swansea Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) will swap around a quarter of its assets to a low-carbon fund by the end of the month, it has announced.
Social impact investing is growing in prominence, but schemes may be failing to truly understand what it entails. James Phillips looks at the key hurdles.
2018 was a testing year for master trust investment performance. Michael Ambery looks at how different strategies fared during a difficult 12 months
The default investment strategy of master trusts is critical to their success. AllianceBernstein’s David Hutchins shares his views of best practice
Professional Pensions takes a look at how the master trust market is evolving in light of the authorisation regime and asks what the future could hold
Kerrin Rosenberg says while the rise of CDI is positive, understanding the risk and return aspect is a great challenge
Schneider Electric has appointed Aon to provide full fiduciary management services for over £400m of assets held in the Schneider Pension Plan.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested £40m in debt issued by Scottish Borders-based Eildon Housing Association.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has announced plans to raise further debt capital in order to support business growth in a burgeoning bulk annuity market.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is working to "enhance" the Bank of England's monitoring of how schemes use non-bank leveraged loans amid warnings they may not be able to absorb losses in a stress scenario.
The £11bn Co-operative Group Pension Scheme (Pace) has chosen LGIM's future world multi-asset fund as its defined contribution (DC) default, switching £290m of member assets into the strategy.
From gold to government bonds, there are many instruments trustees can use to protect themselves if a recession hits, says Steven Berkovi
Prudential has implemented withdrawal restrictions on its Workplace Pensions Prudential UK Property fund as scrutiny on open-ended funds' liquidity issues continue.
The correlation between good governance and investment performance...
Selecting a fiduciary manager is one of the most important decisions trustees can make, given the appointee's pivotal role in setting and implementing a scheme's investment strategy.
In recent years there has been a sharp uptick in the number of UK DB pension scheme trustees implementing fiduciary arrangements. Indeed, this is not a coincidence given the current investment environment trustees are facing.
What the new long-term funding target means for trustees and how good governance can help them stay in control of this target…
The current US economic expansion is now the longest in modern history, and investors globally will be seriously contemplating the end of the credit cycle.
In the last part of this Q&A series, PP speaks to GSAM's head of UK & Ireland institutional client business, David Curtis, about his views on the CMA's review into the investment consultant and fiduciary management markets, and the results of our joint...
Brian Cronin says an affordable housing equity fund would provide a lifeline to dealing with the housing crisis and also give a much-needed boost to pensions
Pension fund investors could face further disclosure requirements on ESG matters as an industry working group considers fresh law for trustees for as soon as next year.