Brunel Pension Partnership has launched its authorised contractual scheme (ACS) and first sub-fund managing around £1.6bn of UK equities.
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets Pension Fund has purchased protection for around £700m of equities in the run-up to its March 2019 triennial valuation.
Scotland's second largest local pension fund has appointed Doug Heron as its new chief executive to replace outgoing Clare Scott.
The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) has announced the sudden death of its chairman, Ian Greenwood, on Monday (12 November) night at age 68.
Susan Martin says there are lots of challenges to grapple with ahead of next year's LGPS valuations.
The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership has announced it will commit £340m to long-lease property funds for three of its 10 local authority partner funds.
LGPS Central has appointed Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) to run engagement and voting services for the investments of its nine local authority funds.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) is in the process of convening an industry-wide group to take forward the work of the Institutional Disclosure Working Group (IDWG).
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has named its first three asset managers to oversee a circa £1.2bn UK equity portfolio.
Barry McKay has joined Barnett Waddingham to build its public sector pensions business after more than 22 years working for Hymans Robertson, PP can reveal.
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for England and Wales is in a financially robust position and funds have vastly improved since 2013, according to the Government Actuary's Department (GAD).
A nationwide survey of committee and local pension board members of the Local Government Pension Scheme has revealed high levels of confidence in all areas of their responsibility.
Andrew Warwick-Thompson is to step down from his role as chief executive of LGPS Central next spring, the £45bn pool has announced.
The £30bn Brunel Pension Partnership has appointed Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) to provide voting and engagement services.
The LGPS Access local authority pool has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for its global equity sub-fund.
Brunel Pension Partnership has selected MSCI to provide benchmark data for £10bn of its equity allocation.
The Brunel Pension Partnership has transitioned £6bn of local government pension scheme (LGPS) assets to Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has appointed Dutch fund manager Robeco to oversee its shareholder voting and corporate engagement.
The Scheme Advisory Board for Scotland's £42bn 11 local authority funds has proposed merging their liabilities, assets and administration into one or more asset vehicles as part of a major structural review.
The London Borough of Lambeth Pension Fund has signed up to a £42m private-rented sector investments strategy with Invesco Real Estate.
The local authority pension fund recently bought protection for its £2.6bn equity portfolio ahead of its 2019 valuation. Stephanie Baxter looks at how the strategy works
The £4.2bn North East Scotland Pension Fund (NESPF) has appointed HSBC Securities Services as its custodian, replacing BNP Paribas.
This week's top stories include MPs questioning the regulator's leadership in a letter to the watchdog's chairman, and FTSE 100 schemes post accounting surplus for first time in decade.
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) had a markedly improved year in 2017 as high returns helped increase assets to £263bn as of March 2017.