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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[…]

LGPS Central Limited supporting Paris Agreement portfolio alignment

LGPS Central Limited supporting Paris Agreement portfolio alignment

Posted May 2, 2019

LGPS Central Limited is proud to be part of a new initiative exploring how investors can align their portfolios to the goals of the Paris Agreement. The new initiative, launched by the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), aims to help develop a common understanding of the concepts relating to alignment with the Paris[…]

LGPS Central Limited celebrates first anniversary

LGPS Central Limited celebrates first anniversary

Posted April 1, 2019

Today is a very special day for LGPS Central Limited…it’s our first anniversary! We’ve seen some fantastic success over the past 12-months and we’d like to thank everyone who’s supported us along the way, past and present. We’ve got lots of exciting plans for the future and we’re looking forward to putting them in action.[…]

Response to MHCLG pooling consultation

Response to MHCLG pooling consultation

Posted March 28, 2019

Earlier this year, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government launched a consultation inviting views on draft statutory guidance on asset pooling. As one of the eight pools in England and Wales, we were delighted to be given the opportunity to participate in this consultation and welcome the Government’s proactive engagement with interested parties[…]

Investing in Property and Infrastructure

Investing in Property and Infrastructure

Posted March 22, 2019

Why should LGPS Central Limited invest our Partner Funds’ money in property and infrastructure? What are the characteristics of this kind of investment that set it apart from other asset classes? And what are the risks we need to make sure we manage? These are just some of the questions tackled by our Investment Director[…]

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[…]

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