The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has eased new rules for the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) after concerns they could pose barriers to infrastructure investment and even cause an asset fire-sale.
Under the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), which is being implemented into UK law, the LGPS funds will lose their automatic status as professional investors and be downgraded...
Pension scheme inflation hedging activity fell by 17% quarter-on-quarter to £30.4bn in the first three months of the year, BMO Global Asset Management research reveals.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking views on creating a long-term asset fund (LTAF) to give more confidence in investing in illiquid assets.
Willis Towers Watson launches private and public co-venture equity investment group; 'New style' passive or beta offering planned
Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has brought together its public and private equity investment research teams into a joint working group.
Professional Pensions rounds up some of the latest ESG and climate news from across the industry.
Brunel portfolios see carbon and water reduction; Pool takes action on human slavery and cyber security
Brunel Pension Partnership engaged with 881 companies on 3,101 ESG issues over the course of 2020, helping to achieve progress towards targets on carbon saving, water intensity reduction, and gender equality.