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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[…]

Welcoming our first Graduate Scheme trainees

Welcoming our first Graduate Scheme trainees

Posted September 24, 2019

We’re delighted to have welcomed our first cohort of Graduate Scheme trainees to our head office in Wolverhampton. Our trainees will take part in a 24-month programme in which they’ll work in various departments around the Company to gain a comprehensive understanding of the work we do. Majid Mohamed, one of our Graduate trainees, said:[…]

LGPS Central supports shareholder resolution at mining firm on anti-climate lobbying

LGPS Central supports shareholder resolution at mining firm on anti-climate lobbying

Posted September 11, 2019

LGPS Central will vote to support a shareholder resolution filed at BHP Ltd, the world’s largest mining company, recommending that the firm suspends membership of trade associations which lobby to undermine the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. Originally co-filed by a range of investors, including the Church of England Pensions Board, the resolution urges[…]

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