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LGPS Central Limited launches Global IG Corporate Bond Fund

LGPS Central Limited launches Global IG Corporate Bond Fund

Posted March 26, 2020

LGPS Central Limited is delighted to announce the launch of its Global Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund to meet its Partner Funds’ needs.  The new Fund brings together £1.2bn of Partner Fund assets under management. Initial investors are: Derbyshire Pension Fund, Nottinghamshire Pension Fund, Staffordshire Pension Fund and Worcestershire Pension Fund. Investment Director for Fixed[…]

Delving into Real Estate Investment on Asset TV

Delving into Real Estate Investment on Asset TV

Posted March 2, 2020

Our Investment Director for Infrastructure and Property, Mike Hardwick, recently appeared on Asset TV’s Real Estate LGPS Institutional Masterclass. Along with the other panellists, Mike discussed the challenges faced in portfolio construction, the importance of liquidity and the growing role that ESG will play in the future of the industry. You can watch the video[…]

LGPS Central Limited appoints Susan Martin as Non-Executive Director

LGPS Central Limited appoints Susan Martin as Non-Executive Director

Posted February 6, 2020

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Martin as a Non-Executive Director.  Commenting on the appointment, Joanne Segars, LGPS Central Limited Chair, said: “I’m absolutely delighted to welcome Susan to the LGPS Central Limited team. She joins at an extremely exciting time for the Pool as we grow our assets under management, launch[…]

LGPS Central urges bank to align goals to the Paris Agreement

LGPS Central urges bank to align goals to the Paris Agreement

Posted January 9, 2020

LGPS Central has joined 10 other institutional investors who’ve put forward a landmark resolution calling on Barclays to phase out financing of non-Paris Agreement aligned energy and utility companies. Led by ShareAction, a charity which supports responsible investment, the resolution is the first climate change resolution filed at a European bank. It calls for Barclays[…]

LGPS Central Limited begins search for Global Active Emerging Market Bond Managers

LGPS Central Limited begins search for Global Active Emerging Market Bond Managers

Posted December 12, 2019

LGPS Central Limited is delighted to announce we’re now looking for active, global, emerging market bond managers to manage our £900 million Global Active Emerging Market Bond Fund. Although subject to slight variations as the process progresses, as a general guideline the Fund’s mandate is expected to include that: The Fund will be benchmarked against[…]

LGPS Central pool holds Infrastructure Investments Summit

LGPS Central pool holds Infrastructure Investments Summit

Posted November 28, 2019

The LGPS Central pool welcomed Partner Funds to Birmingham this week as we hosted our first Infrastructure Investment Summit, ‘Building our Investments’. The event was attended by Pension Committee and Local Pension Board representatives as well as Pensions Officers, who learned about a wide range of infrastructure investment topics that pension funds can consider when[…]

LGPS Central Limited fully invests its inaugural Private Equity Fund eight months from launch

LGPS Central Limited fully invests its inaugural Private Equity Fund eight months from launch

Posted November 12, 2019

LGPS Central Limited is pleased to announce it has successfully concluded fully committing the Primary Fund investment sleeve of its inaugural Private Equity Fund within eight months of its launch. The LGPS Central Limited 2018/19 Vintage Private Equity Fund was launched on the 31 of January 2019 and comprises two sleeves: the LGPS Central PE[…]

LGPS Central Limited launches All World Equity Climate Multi Factor Fund

LGPS Central Limited launches All World Equity Climate Multi Factor Fund

Posted October 10, 2019

LGPS Central Limited has launched its All World Equity Climate Multi Factor Fund, bringing together £2.1bn of Partner Fund assets under management. The local authority pension funds that will initially invest in the new LGPS Central Limited sub fund on launch are West Midlands Pensions Fund (WMPF) and Cheshire Pension Fund. The All World Equity[…]

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