A £1.2bn global investment-grade corporate bond fund has been launched by LGPS Central with four initial investors.
LGPS Central has fully invested its inaugural private equity fund eight months on from its launch.
Outgoing Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) chief executive Joanne Segars has been appointed non-executive chairwoman of the Central local government pension scheme (LGPS) pool.
Nine Midlands-based local government pension funds have submitted a business case to Government to create a multi asset investment pool called LGPS Central.
Nottinghamshire County Council Pension Fund has appointed investment advisory firm City Noble following a competitive tender.
Three Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) member funds have joined a North American trade union in pushing National Express for better working conditions.
Strain on local government pensions is speeding up their maturity faster than previously thought, a leading consultant says.