LGPS Central has launched its £680m multi-asset credit (MAC) fund with initial buy-in from four local authority partner funds.
Dianne Day and Andrew Warwick-Thompson have been appointed as independent directors at workplace savings business Cushon.
Eight major pension fund executives have called on prime minister Boris Johnson and the government to allow the financial sector to contribute to the UK’s decarbonisation efforts ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow.
A £630m global active emerging market bond fund has been created by LGPS Central with initial investments from four pension funds.
PP takes a look at the most read interviews of 2020
LGPS Central appoints multi-asset credit fund managers; Border to Coast invests £40m in energy plant
LGPS Central has selected BMO Asset Management and Western Asset Management Company as external co-managers for its multi-asset credit fund.
Two years on from the launch of the LGPS pools, seven senior figures tell James Phillips all about the process and their plans.
Collaboration is key to delivering on LGPS Central’s mission to prove the pooling concept, Joanne Segars tells James Phillips.
A £1.2bn global investment-grade corporate bond fund has been launched by LGPS Central with four initial investors.
Seven local authorities have already committed to investing in a fund designed to help pension funds source social investments. Holly Roach reports
LGPS Central has launched a multi-factor equity fund with climate considerations core to its investment process.
Funds in LGPS Central will be given additional assistance to assist collection and analysis of investment costs after the pool partnered with KAS Bank.
LGPS Central has launched an active, multi-manager emerging markets equity fund.
There is mounting pressure on schemes to engage more actively with firms in which they invest. Charlotte Moore takes a look at the different approaches being used.
Some of the UK's biggest pension schemes will be forced to report on climate risk in line with recommendations from the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
LGPS Central has selected three external managers for its emerging markets equity multi-manager fund.
LGPS Central has appointed Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) to run engagement and voting services for the investments of its nine local authority funds.
Andrew Warwick-Thompson is to step down from his role as chief executive of LGPS Central next spring, the £45bn pool has announced.
LGPS Central has become the fourth local authority pensions pool to sign up to the code of cost transparency.
A panel of LGPS pools spoke at Pensions and Benefits UK about their experiences and the lessons they are learning along the way. Stephanie Baxter reports from the conference
Local government minister Rishi Sunak says his department's priority is to make a success of local government pension pooling, warning there is no room for complacency.
Following its April launch, the Midlands pool is well on the road to becoming a full-service asset manager. Andrew Warwick-Thompson speaks to Stephanie Baxter about the challenges of hiring and maintaining relationships
The LGPS Central pool has opened for business with 11 mandates spanning £12bn of assets as the government's pooling deadline arrives.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has hired David Fairs as executive director for regulatory policy, analysis and advice, following Andrew Warwick-Thompson's departure last year.