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Global Sustainable Equities Award

Global Sustainable Equities Award

Posted March 15, 2019

LGPS Central Ltd is pleased to announce that five leading asset managers will be appointed via a West Midlands Pension Fund (WMPF) framework agreement to manage Global Sustainable Equities mandates on behalf of partner funds within the LGPS Central pool. LGPS Central Ltd advised on the fund manager selection and is expected to oversee a[…]

Board members discuss International Women’s Day

Board members discuss International Women’s Day

Posted March 8, 2019

Today we’re proud to celebrate International Women’s Day at LGPS Central Limited. Being an inclusive employer is important to us and to mark the occasion, we asked our Chair, Joanne Segars, and fellow Non-Executive Director, Eithne McManus, to share some of their thoughts on women in the financial services sector. Why do you think it’s[…]

LGPS Central Limited Selects External Managers for Global IG Corporate Bond Fund

LGPS Central Limited Selects External Managers for Global IG Corporate Bond Fund

Posted March 5, 2019

We’re delighted to announce we have selected two external managers for our Global Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund. The two managers selected are Fidelity and Neuberger Berman (Europe) Limited, with each fund manager receiving half of the total mandate. Over 70 fund managers from across the globe expressed an initial interest in tendering for the[…]

Working in Partnership at Annual Stakeholders’ Day

Working in Partnership at Annual Stakeholders’ Day

Posted March 1, 2019

We were delighted to welcome representatives from our Partner Funds to our Annual Stakeholders’ Day in Wolverhampton. Held at Molineux Stadium, members of the LGPS Central Limited team highlighted some of the great successes we’ve had over the last year and explained our exciting plans for the future. Our Chair, Joanne Segars OBE, described just[…]

Mike Weston appointed Chief Executive of LGPS Central Ltd

Mike Weston appointed Chief Executive of LGPS Central Ltd

Posted February 12, 2019

LGPS Central Ltd has today announced that Mike Weston has been appointed as CEO. Mike stepped down as CEO of the Pensions Infrastructure Platform in January 2019. He was previously CIO of the Daily Mail and General Trust pension funds and a Director at Hermes Investment Management. He is also a trustee of the Institute[…]

LGPS Central Limited wraps up final closing of its first Private Equity Fund

LGPS Central Limited wraps up final closing of its first Private Equity Fund

Posted February 7, 2019

We are pleased to announce we successfully concluded the final closing of our first Private Equity Fund on 31 January 2019. The LGPS Central Limited 2018/19 Vintage Private Equity Fund is the result of six months of comprehensive work to find the right legal structure, obtain regulatory approval and source and implement the necessary finance,[…]

LGPS Central Limited wins Impact Investment award

LGPS Central Limited wins Impact Investment award

Posted January 31, 2019

Our commitment to responsible investment has been recognised by our peers at the Alternative Investments Institute’s Peer-to-Peer Awards. We walked away with the Impact Investment award at the ceremony – organised in association with Institutional Investor – in Surrey on Wednesday, 30 January. Michael Marshall, Director of Responsible Investment & Engagement, said: “I’m proud we’ve[…]

LGPS Central Limited Selects External Managers for Emerging Markets Fund

LGPS Central Limited Selects External Managers for Emerging Markets Fund

Posted January 29, 2019

We are pleased to announce we have selected three external managers for our Emerging Markets Equity Active Multi-Manager Fund. The Fund is expected to attract around £1.5bn of investment when it launches later this year. The three managers selected are BMO Global Asset Management, UBS Asset Management Limited and Vontobel Asset Management, with each fund[…]

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