THE UNIVERSITIES Superannuation Scheme has appointed ABN Amro Mellon Global Securities Services for a £5bn mandate.
The custodian will provide global custody, cash management and securities lending services for the scheme’s externally managed assets. USS originally initiated a review of all its custody arrangements...
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HM Treasury has agreed in principle to give NEST a £329m contingent liability guarantee in the event of the master trust's wind up or closure.
AMP Capital has set up a dedicated team to help institutional investors, including pension funds, invest in infrastructure through direct equity allocations.