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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[…]

Mike Weston discusses effective planning for unprecedented market events

Mike Weston discusses effective planning for unprecedented market events

Posted September 7, 2020

The past few months have been a rollercoaster ride for the markets. Our CEO Mike Weston was at at the Pensions Expert Local Government Pension Scheme Forum earlier to give a talk on effective planning for unprecedented market events. With the future of the markets still far from certain, this has never been more important for institutional investors. Steps[…]

LGPS Central Limited begins search for Global Active Multi-Asset Credit Managers

LGPS Central Limited begins search for Global Active Multi-Asset Credit Managers

Posted June 16, 2020

LGPS Central Limited is delighted to announce we’re now looking for active, global, multi-asset credit debt managers to manage our £660 million Global Active Multi-Asset Credit 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 3-month[…]

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