The Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund is set to take a 20% shareholding worth £8.2m in Gresham House alongside plans to invest in the asset manager's new alternative investment fund.
It is part of Berkshire's plans to have a long-term strategic relationship with Gresham House in order to develop investments in alternative and illiquid assets, into which the new local government pools...
The government will press ahead with plans to use the “largely untapped pool of capital” in defined contribution (DC) schemes to invest in venture capital and growth equity assets.
With sustainable investing proliferating rapidly and ESG ratings becoming embedded in financial markets, providers are coming under the spotlight over the transparency of their scoring systems, writes Pedro Gonçalves.
In this live blog, Professional Pensions' sister title Investment Week collates all the breaking market news, analysis and opinion on equity, bond and currency movements as well as the impact of trade wars, tightening monetary policy and the Brexit negotiations....
Up to £350bn of investible assets could be found within the energy sector over the next 30 years as investment in opportunities to decarbonise the economy by 2050 increases, Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) finds.
As demand for investments in the private market continues to grow, there is ever-increasing interest in considering ESG factors to promote greater transparency, for better risk management, and to aim to deliver long-term value