The £2.2bn Avon Pension Fund has awarded a £90m property mandate to Schroders as part of a wider allocation to UK and European property.
The multi-manger mandate will target exposure to the UK property market through a variety of core, value-added and opportunistic property funds. The search for a suitable manger began in February 2008,...
James Balcombe looks at how pension funds can find the best hedge fund managers in the market
The fall in commodities has meant the value of oil and gas company bonds has fallen by more than $150bn (£105.1bn) since June 2014.
Interest rate and inflation hedging levels rose during the last quarter of 2015 according to BMO Global Asset Management's Liability Driven Investment (LDI) survey.
PP considers how big a risk this is for schemes and how they can manage it
Clwyd Pension Fund has undergone a restructure of its hedge fund strategy which will generate cost efficiencies and protect against volatility, following a major investment review.