The Merseyside and Tyne & Wear pension funds have joined as limited partners in the final investment round of Hearthstone Investment Management's ten-year closed-ended private equity fund.
The Hearthstone Residential Fund 1 (HRF1) now includes seven funds within the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). Just over £200m has been invested via the fund which has now announced its final close...
Nearly half (48%) of UK investors expect to increase their socially responsible investments over the next three years, according to research by Charles Stanley.
Fund buyers and analysts have broadly backed the management team behind the reopened Income Focus vehicle formerly run by Neil Woodford, but questions remain with regard to fees, portfolio manager past performance and the cost of shedding the new-look...
Scottish Widows has created a specialist responsible investment team to monitor sustainable activity across its fund range.
LCP says significant numbers of savers want to invest in responsible companies but default funds aren’t keeping up with these changing preferences. Holly Roach reports
Just one in ten employers believe their pension offering has actively embraced ESG investment options, according to research by Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing.