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LGPS Central Limited Selects External Managers for Emerging Market Bond Fund

LGPS Central Limited Selects External Managers for Emerging Market Bond Fund

Posted May 7, 2020

LGPS Central Limited is delighted to announce it has selected two external managers for its £900 million Global Active Emerging Market Bond Fund The two managers selected are M&G Investments and Amundi, with each fund manager receiving half of the total mandate. Over 70 fund managers from across the globe expressed an initial interest in[…]

LGPS Central Limited signs investor statement on coronavirus

LGPS Central Limited signs investor statement on coronavirus

Posted April 28, 2020

LGPS Central Limited has joined hundreds of institutional investors around the globe by urging businesses to protect stakeholder welfare during the coronavirus outbreak. The Company has signed an investor statement which highlights a number of steps firms should consider during the pandemic, such as providing paid leave to their staff, prioritizing health and safety, maintaining[…]

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[…]

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