Including: UK - Leatherhead food appoints Giddings; US - New York fund allocates $550m to emerging manager programme; UK - Hermes Private Equity hires investment manager
Leatherhead Food International has appointed Gissings as actuarial, consultancy and investment advice to its defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
Jonathan Gordon-Smith, finance director, Leatherhead Food International, said: "Gissings was able to tailor its services to our specific requirements and was able to cover all of our needs on a one stop shop basis."
US - New York fund allocates $550m to emerging manager programme
The New York Common Retirement Fund (CRF) has allocated US$550m to Bank of America and Parish Capital as part of its emerging manager private equity portfolio, according to state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
The allocation will see Parish Capital receive $350m, split $250m to co-investment opportunities and $100m to direct fund investments.
Bank of America's $200m allocation will be invested in direct fund opportunities.
UK - Hermes Private Equity hires investment manager
Hermes Private Equity has appointed Lynsey Register as investment manager.
Register joins the fund manager having spent four years in the private equity fund of funds industry, having worked with BlackRock and Kedge Capital.
Her main duties will involve the research, analysis and recommendation of investment opportunities in private equity funds for Hermes Private Equity, part of Hermes, the wholly-owned asset management arm of the BT pension scheme.
Industry experts are calling on the government to act quickly on new pensions dashboard legislation. The DWP is looking at how to do it amid Brexit constraints, writes Kim Kaveh.
An interactive and hands-free technology that allows savers to track how much they have invested into their retirement pots has been launched by Smart Pension.
The Lighthouse Pensions Trust has recorded an 84% surge in the number of employers signed up to its auto-enrolment (AE) provision.
Melrose Industries' UK defined benefit (DB) scheme fell into deficit over 2016 as its funding level dropped by nine percentage points, its annual results have revealed.