News

LGPS Central Limited partners with KAS BANK on cost transparency

LGPS Central Limited partners with KAS BANK on cost transparency

Posted August 12, 2019

LGPS Central Limited has partnered with KAS BANK, the specialist provider of securities services to UK institutional pension schemes, for cost transparency collection and reporting. LGPS Central Limited will be leveraging KAS BANK’s cost transparency solution and data analytical expertise to assist with collecting cost information across the range of investment mandates for both  pooled[…]

LGPS Central Limited’s Emerging Markets Fund Goes Live

LGPS Central Limited’s Emerging Markets Fund Goes Live

Posted July 25, 2019

We’re pleased to announce our Emerging Markets Equity Active Multi-Manager Fund went live on Friday, 19 July. Three fund managers have been selected to manage the Fund; BMO Global Asset Management, UBS Asset Management Limited and Vontobel Asset Management, with each receiving a third of the total mandate. Colin Pratt, Investment Director, Manager of Managers[…]

LGPS Central pool holds first Responsible Investments Summit

LGPS Central pool holds first Responsible Investments Summit

Posted July 19, 2019

The LGPS Central pool was proud to host its first Responsible Investment Summit, ‘At the Heart of Investments’ in Birmingham last week. Pension Committee and Local Pension Board representatives from all of the Pool’s Partner Funds attended the event to hear about key Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues pension funds may need to take[…]

LGPS Central Limited receives FCA approval for All World Equity Climate Multi Factor Fund

LGPS Central Limited receives FCA approval for All World Equity Climate Multi Factor Fund

Posted July 3, 2019

We’re pleased to confirm that the LGPS Central Limited All World Equity Climate Multi Factor Fund has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Investment Director for Passive Equities, David Evans, said: “We’re really excited about the launch of this fund, which will support the fantastic responsible investment work that’s so important to us.[…]

Brave employees take on City Cycle Challenge!

Brave employees take on City Cycle Challenge!

Posted June 7, 2019

Eight fearless members of the LGPS Central Limited team will take part in Wolverhampton’s first ever City Cycle Challenge later this month, where they’ll have their resolve pushed to the ultimate limit as they compete against other teams in the city to cycle the furthest in a 40 minute sprint. All money raised will go[…]

LGPS Central Limited receives FCA approval for Corporate Bond Fund

LGPS Central Limited receives FCA approval for Corporate Bond Fund

Posted May 29, 2019

We’re delighted that our Global Active Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Investment Director for Fixed Income and Deputy CIO, Gordon Ross, said: “This is an important step in the process of the fund launch and we’re glad to have been given approval. “This not only fulfils[…]

New tools to deliver greater value for savers launched

New tools to deliver greater value for savers launched

Posted May 24, 2019

New tools to help pension schemes to deliver greater value for money for millions of savers have been launched this week by the Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI) – whose Board members include LGPS Central Limited’s CIO Jason Fletcher. The tools comprise of templates and guidance for asset managers, and other suppliers of services to pension[…]

Double nomination for Institutional Investor UK & Ireland Peer-to-Peer Awards

Double nomination for Institutional Investor UK & Ireland Peer-to-Peer Awards

Posted May 15, 2019

We’re delighted to announce that we‘ve been nominated for two awards in this year’s Institutional Investor UK & Ireland Peer-to-Peer Awards. Jason Fletcher has been nominated for ‘CIO of the Year’ and our Director for Responsible Investment and Engagement Michael Marshall and his team have been nominated in the ‘Best ESG Programme’ category. Asset Allocating[…]

Our Partner Funds

Cheshire Pension Fund
Nottingham County Council
Staffordshire Pension Fund
West Midlands Pension Fund
Worcestershire County Council
Derbyshire Pension Fund
Leicestershire County Council Pension Fund
West Midlands ITA
Copyright © LGPS Central 2019 | LGPS Central Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England. Registered No: 10425159.
Wolverhampton Web Design by Williams Graphics Ltd