The former London Pension Fund Authority (LPFA) chairman has warned holding onto gilts will safely guarantee the bankruptcy of defined benefit (DB) schemes.
Speaking at Pensions and Benefits UK last week, Edmund Truell (pictured) questioned why the industry craves liquidity and said schemes should invest in more illiquid assets such as infrastructure. It...
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has touted potential of offshore wind, carbon capture, freeports, and green finance developments for the UK's green economic recovery, but has left question marks next to energy efficiency and electric infrastructure.
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.
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has reported a technical provisions deficit of between £14.9bn and £17.9bn as of 31 March 2020, and delayed its valuation as it considers how to proceed.
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.
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