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LGPS Central Limited Selects External Managers for Emerging Markets Fund

LGPS Central Limited Selects External Managers for Emerging Markets Fund

Posted January 29, 2019

We are pleased to announce we have selected three external managers for our Emerging Markets Equity Active Multi-Manager Fund. The Fund is expected to attract around £1.5bn of investment when it launches later this year. The three managers selected are BMO Global Asset Management, UBS Asset Management Limited and Vontobel Asset Management, with each fund[…]

Chief Investment Officer Jason Fletcher joins CTI Board

Chief Investment Officer Jason Fletcher joins CTI Board

Posted January 22, 2019

As part of our commitment to good governance and transparency, LGPS Central Limited’s Chief Investment Officer, Jason Fletcher, has joined the Cost Transparency Initiative’s (CTI) Steering Group Board and Working Group. The CTI is a partnership between the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA), the Investment Association (IA), and the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)[…]

LGPS Central Limited Appoints Hermes EOS

LGPS Central Limited Appoints Hermes EOS

Posted October 22, 2018

LGPS Central Limited announced today that it has appointed the stewardship and engagement team at Hermes EOS to provide voting and engagement services. LGPS Central Limited, one of eight pooling vehicles across England and Wales, is currently responsible for the management and stewardship of nearly £14bn of assets for nine midlands-based Local Government Pension Scheme[…]

LGPS Central Reveals External Managers for Global Equity Fund

LGPS Central Reveals External Managers for Global Equity Fund

Posted September 19, 2018

LGPS Central Limited has selected three external managers for its Global Active Equity Multi-Manager Fund. The Fund is expected to attract over £2bn investment when it launches later this year. The three managers selected are Natixis Investment Managers’ affiliate, Harris Associates LLP, Schroders and Union Investment. 150 fund managers from across the globe expressed an[…]

Andrew Warwick-Thompson to step down as CEO of LGPS Central Limited

Andrew Warwick-Thompson to step down as CEO of LGPS Central Limited

Posted September 11, 2018

Joanne Segars, Chair of LGPS Central Limited said: “After 14 months as CEO of LGPS Central Ltd, I am sorry to report that Andrew has decided to step down from his role as CEO of the Company. The current intention is that he will leave the organisation by the Spring of 2019. Andrew has done[…]

LGPS Central Limited Signs Transparency Code

LGPS Central Limited Signs Transparency Code

Posted August 22, 2018

LGPS Central Limited announced today that it has signed an undertaking to agree to comply with the terms of the LGPS SAB Investment Code of Transparency. LGPS Central Limited’s Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Warwick-Thompson, said; “We are delighted to confirm our full commitment to the Code as it reflects our objective to demonstrate that we[…]

LGPS Central opens for business with 11 new mandates worth £12bn

LGPS Central opens for business with 11 new mandates worth £12bn

Posted April 3, 2018

LGPS Central Ltd, the asset management company set up to manage the £40bn of assets of nine midlands-based Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds, has today opened for business with the launch of 3 new pooled funds. The funds are: LGPS Central (ACS) Global Equity Passive (ex UK) LGPS Central (ACS) UK Equity Passive LGPS[…]

LGPS Central Limited receives FCA authorisation

LGPS Central Limited receives FCA authorisation

Posted January 18, 2018

LGPS Central Limited, the asset management company set up to manage the assets of 9 central midlands based Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds, has today announced that it has received FCA authorisation. The Company has been authorised to operate as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM). The FCA authorisation permits it to act as[…]

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