WPP awards £500m private equity brief to Schroders

The global private equity mandate was awarded after a rigorous procurement process

Jasmine Urquhart
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The Welsh LGPS pool has awarded a £500m global private equity mandate to Schroders Capital
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The Welsh LGPS pool has awarded a £500m global private equity mandate to Schroders Capital

The £21.6bn Wales Pension Partnership (WPP) has awarded a £500m private equity mandate to Schroders Capital.

The segregated mandate, awarded to the specialist private assets division of Schroders Group, will have a global focus, allocating across several industries including health and technology. It w...

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