Cohen & Steers has launched a daily-dealing diversified real assets fund specifically targeted for the UK defined contribution (DC) market.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has hired a team to build an infrastructure investment capability for UK and European institutional clients such as pension funds.
The government will encourage investors to support social impact programmes by working with the investments and saving industry, it has announced.
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A parliamentary inquiry has found "worrying disparity" between The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) and Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) pension scheme guidance when it comes to considering environmental risk as a financial factor.
Oliver Jaegemann says the pension industry's investment in technology and innovation have fallen off a cliff
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has named Claire Curtin as head of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG).
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has agreed to a 30 year debt investment in Phoenix Community Housing, a not-for-profit, resident-led housing association in London.
Aon has appointed Emma Adair to lead client service for its UK investment team.
Defined benefit (DB) 'superfund' consolidators will not take off, according to 52% of this week's Pensions Buzz respondents.
Schemes could have the biggest impact when it comes to tackling climate change and company boards should embrace low carbon transition, says Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) is modernising through its aim to provide members access to 'core insight' by forming industry partnerships with organisations, writes Victoria Ticha
Liability-driven investment's (LDI) dominance as a trend in UK defined benefit (DB) pension scheme investment will come to an end by 2021, according to research.
Caroline Escott says there should be alignment between the various policy and regulatory initiatives on value for money to avoid overburdening trustees.
Sorca Kelly-Scholte says the $5.1trn US investment grade corporate bond market offers greater opportunities to diversify.
Stephanie Baxter speaks to five pools about the progress they have made and their plans for the future beyond the April 1 deadline
The LPP pool was one of the first to emerge from the Local Government Pension Scheme. Michael O'Higgins speaks to Stephanie Baxter about the journey towards pooling
Three years after Freedom and Choice, many default funds still have not moved away from targeting annuity purchase. This could have unintended investment risks for members, writes Victoria Ticha
Despite improvements in investment manager attitudes towards responsible investment, research reveals there is a way to go before the majority deliver meaningful action. Victoria Ticha explores why
An industry taskforce aimed at boosting innovation in the finance industry to enhance the profitability of social impact investment has been commissioned by the prime minister.
The £60bn Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has made a follow-on investment in Yorkshire Water inflation-linked notes, backed by inflation swap cash flows, to secure long-term returns.
The Local Pensions Partnership (LPP) has launched its first fixed income fund to provide its two full-service clients a pooled vehicle with lower costs and simpler investment management.
Scottish Widows has launched a range four multi-asset funds targeted at those in income drawdown.
Hilary Salt says DC is merely a savings vehicle, and argues collective DC would provide a wage in retirement more efficiently