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LGPS Central Limited Selects External Managers for Multi-Asset Credit Fund

LGPS Central Limited Selects External Managers for Multi-Asset Credit Fund

Posted December 7, 2020

LGPS Central Limited is pleased to announce it has selected two external managers for its £660 million Multi-Asset Credit Fund. The two managers selected are BMO Global Asset Management and Western Asset Management Company Limited, with each fund manager receiving half of the total mandate. Over 80 fund managers from across the globe expressed an[…]

LGPS Central Limited requests views on sustainable investing

LGPS Central Limited requests views on sustainable investing

Posted December 1, 2020

LGPS Central Limited has made responsible investment a core part of our investment process in every asset class and in every investment mandate we hold. We’re canvassing opinion from investors across the risk spectrum to tell us what sustainable investing means to them and welcome any thought leadership pieces or white papers on the topic.[…]

LGPS Central Limited appoints Director of Responsible Investment and Engagement

LGPS Central Limited appoints Director of Responsible Investment and Engagement

Posted November 20, 2020

LGPS Central Limited is delighted to announce the appointment of Patrick O’Hara as Director of Responsible Investment and Engagement. Patrick will lead the Company’s Responsible Investment team, ensuring Responsible Investment is further enhanced, expanded and embedded as a core part of the Company’s investment and portfolio monitoring processes. Patrick joins from USS Investment Management, where[…]

US Election: What Happens Next?

US Election: What Happens Next?

Posted November 12, 2020

By John Goodall, Portfolio Manager, Active Equities The 2020 US election is over now.  The contest was much closer than the polls had indicated as no emphatic Blue Wave materialised for the Democrats, and the Republican vote held up better than expected.  Despite this, Biden has prevailed and won the Presidency.  While the House of[…]

LGPS Central shortlisted for Best Approach to Sustainable Investing Award

LGPS Central shortlisted for Best Approach to Sustainable Investing Award

Posted November 11, 2020

We’re delighted to announce that LGPS Central Limited has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Approach to Sustainable Investing’ category at the 2020 LAPF Investment Awards. Our CIO, Mike Weston, said: “Responsible Investment, with a particular focus on Climate, is a core part of our investment process in every asset class and in every investment mandate[…]

Focus on ESG during Covid-19

Focus on ESG during Covid-19

Posted October 22, 2020

Our Stewardship Manager, Valborg Lie, recently appeared on Asset TV’s ESG LGPS Institutional Masterclass. Along with the other panellists, Val discussed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on responsible investment, engagement and stewardship, and the progress of ESG markets in 2020. You can watch the video for yourself below:[…]

Double shortlist success at Women in Investment Awards

Double shortlist success at Women in Investment Awards

Posted October 7, 2020

We’re delighted that two of our talented Investment team have been shortlisted in Investment Week’s Women in Investment Awards 2020! Well done to our Active Equities Portfolio Manager, Liz Bebb, who’s been shortlisted in the Fund Selector of the Year category, and Senior Portfolio Manager, Vania Clayton, who’s been shortlisted in the Mentor of the[…]

LGPS Central Limited hires Head of Private Markets

LGPS Central Limited hires Head of Private Markets

Posted September 24, 2020

LGPS Central Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Brown as Head of Private Markets. Ian will lead both the Company’s Private Equity and Infrastructure & Property teams to deliver the investment returns Partner Funds need to pay their scheme members over the long-term. Ian has spent his entire 34-year career working in[…]

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