The £9bn Merseyside Pension Fund (MPF) has pledged £30m of scheme assets to a private direct lending fund designed to support small businesses and the UK economy.
Launched today (24 June) by small business loans platform Funding Circle, the fund aims to improve opportunities for institutional investors to lend directly to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)...
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) will provide €220m (£190m) of debt funding for 21 solar parks in southern Spain, adding to the £700m it has invested in the renewables sector to date.
The transition from RPI to CPIH could have a significant impact on pension funds. However, as Con Keating says, the real challenges of this shift may come from an unexpected area.
Sticking with the majority is often the comfortable, safe thing to do. Naomi L'Estrange argues trustees should embrace the uncertainty of going against the herd
Nearly half (48%) of UK investors expect to increase their socially responsible investments over the next three years, according to research by Charles Stanley.