UK - Falkirk council pension fund has tendered for a passive manager for a mandate worth between £150m-£325m.
The £959m fund has £388m invested in UK equities, £290m international equities and just over £100m each in property and fixed interest.
It also has small holdings in private equity (£14m) and £29m in cash.
In addition, the £1.2bn North Yorkshire pension fund has announced it is seeking a manager to run a £60m indirect property portfolio for six years, with the potential to increase the mandate for another three.
In May, Global Pensions reported the fund was seeking a £250m global equities mandate (globalpensions.com; 20 May).
The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham has also announced it has appointed Barnett Waddingham as actuaries to its fund.
In early July, the fund said it was tendering for two mangers to run dynamic asset allocation mandates worth £120m (globalpensions.com; 1 July).
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and Labour MP Stephen Kinnock and will listen to the experiences of steelworkers when transferring their pensions away from the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) next week in Port Talbot.
Just Group has acquired a 75% stake in the holding company of Corinthian Pension Consulting in a bid to strengthen its professional defined benefit (DB) advisory services.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has exercised its production order power under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 for the very first time as part of a fraud investigation.
The ITN Limited Pension Scheme has named Trafalgar House as its administrator for an initial term of five years.