Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2020...
Investors languishing in the gated, and now renamed, Woodford Equity Income fund could be forced to wait a further 12 months to get their money back, following the latest update from the fund’s administrator Link Fund Solutions.
Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund chairman Rory Murphy is to deliver the opening keynote at Professional Pensions’ Fiduciary Management Focus conference next week.
Outflows from UK equity funds gathered pace in August, with £2.6bn of assets being pulled from the market area over the course of the month, according to Morningstar’s latest fund flows report.
A record-breaking 150 ‘dog’ funds have been identified in the latest bi-annual Bestinvest Spot the Dog report, with total assets of £54.4bn sitting in these vehicles.
BlackRock has launched a suite of three ESG multi-asset exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to provide investors with a "cost-efficient, transparent and sustainable way" to invest during times of market uncertainty.
The Civil Aviation Authority Pension Scheme (CAAPS) has appointed BlackRock to run a £4bn fiduciary mandate for its growth portfolios.
Focusing on the key building blocks of retirement strategies will help improve saver outcomes amid the Covid-19 crisis, says Dominic Byrne.
Here they are… The shortlists for this year's Professional Pensions Investment Awards.
This week’s top stories included Aon findings that the number of defined benefit schemes employing a sole trustee model is expected to double by 2025, while Scottish Widows invested £2bn as the inaugural investor in BlackRock’s new climate fund.
Scottish Widows has invested £2bn of pension fund assets to become the inaugural investor in BlackRock’s authorised contractual scheme (ACS) Climate Transition World Equity Fund.
Available on demand... Louise Sivyer and Michelle Cracknell among the speakers at PP's DeskFlix event on the Future of DC
The latest virtual event in PP’s DeskFlix series took place on 7 July
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has launched its first fixed income product with a £2.5bn sterling investment-grade credit fund.
Professional Pensions' latest webinar - held in conjuction with Aon, BlackRock and Schroders - looks at the specific cashflow challenges schemes have been facing during the disruption and market volatility caused by Covid-19; explore how different schemes...
A £1.2bn global investment-grade corporate bond fund has been launched by LGPS Central with four initial investors.
Sustainable investments attracted a large volume of assets at the start of the year, with net £1.3bn invested, over half of which went into a low carbon equity tracker managed by BlackRock according to the Morningstar Direct Fund Flows Commentary for...
Auto-enrolment master trust Nest has invested in an “environmentally aware” cash fund run by BlackRock as it steps up its climate change investment policy.
Emma Douglas is head of defined contribution at Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM). After 20 years at the top of the pension and investing sector, she tells Laura Miller how diversity initiatives fail, the blunt answer to the female boss problem,...
Investors in the LF Equity Income fund, formerly run by Neil Woodford, will receive between 46p and 59p per unit they hold in the fund for their first capital distribution, Link Fund Solutions has said.
The date investors trapped in the Woodford Equity Income fund will receive their first capital distribution once the fund’s winding up process has begun has been pushed back to 30 January, Link Fund Solutions said.
Metrics that will allow pension funds to compare providers’ performance for the first time will provide a much-needed boost to transparency, according to Dalriada Trustees.
BlackRock has been appointed as the fiduciary manager for the UK Power Networks Group of the Electricity Supply Pension Scheme (ESPS).
This week’s top stories included the selection of BlackRock as fiduciary manager for the £4bn legacy Electricity Supply Pension Scheme.
The £45bn Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has launched its largest fund to date, with £5bn of Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) assets being allocated to global equity alpha.