PP’s expert panel look at the role of private markets in pension scheme portfolios, and the trends expected to follow the pandemic.
The Wales Pension Partnership (WPP) has opened a series of fixed income funds for its eight constituent authorities, all of which will be investing.
Asset managers are increasingly feeling the pressure from institutional investors including pension funds to address ESG issues and provide greater transparency on their efforts to tackle the risks, Russell Investments finds.
Three investment professionals tell Professional Pensions how the pandemic has impacted scheme portfolios, what opportunities may arise post-pandemic, and the key lessons for trustees
As schemes face additional hurdles to appoint fiduciary managers, Paul Wharton outlines the key considerations for all trustees in the process.
Industry Voice: Russell Investments says considering the extent to which ESG factors impact not just the financial results, but other outcomes, is a good starting point.
Aon has appointed Damon Hopkins as a principal consultant and Adam Fisher as an associate investment consultant for its defined contribution (DC) team.
Derrick Dunne - the founder and former head of Sanlam Four - has been hired as chief executive of Beaufort Investment subject to FCA approval.
The CMA's latest working paper finds trustees are very likely to choose their existing investment consultant for a fiduciary management mandate without third-party advice, James Phillips reports
Investment consultants are failing to recommend products that outperform net of fees, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said as its investigation into the market continues.
The £15bn Wales Pension Partnership has selected Link Asset Services as its authorised operator to set up and run a collective investment vehicle.
The National Farmers' Union of England and Wales (NFU) Staff Pension Scheme has appointed Russell Investments as fiduciary manager after an open tender.
Professional Pensions spoke to Russell Investments about how to make the most of currency exposures. Here is what they have to say…
Currency Strategist Van Luu of Russell Investments shows how thoughtful management of currency risks and opportunities can help investors reach their objectives despite the low return environment
Jonathan Stapleton looks at the firms who were advertising in the first editions of Professional Pensions and how the consultancy, asset manager and provider markets have changed over the past 20 years
RPMI Railpen has agreed a £700m "stable momentum" mandate with Russell Investments for its £21bn Railways Pension Scheme (RPS).
Jim Leggate has been made head of UK institutional at Russell Investments and will relocate to London from the Middle East.
Chris Inman has been appointed to lead Aon's defined contribution (DC) investment advisory service as the consultancy expands its DC services.
Professional Pensions asked eleven of the leading UK fiduciary management firms questions about key skillsets, performance measurement standards and challenges for the year ahead. This is what they said…
We’ve had a difficult start to 2016 and ongoing political factors will continue to have an impact finds Charlotte Moore.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes cannot "survive bouts of market volatility" through liability hedging and a long-term investment horizon alone says Russell Investments.
Russell Investments has appointed Sarah Leslie as head of fiduciary management in the UK and Ireland.
Private equity firm will acquire business
PP looks at the progress made tackling this perennial problem