In brief

  • December, 2021

    WPP launches EM equity fund

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    The Wales Pension Partnership (WPP) has launched the LF Wales PP Emerging Markets Equity Fund. The fund, launched on 20 October 2021 with £505 million will be operated by Link Fund Solutions. Link has appointed investment solutions provider Russell Investments as portfolio manager of the multi-manager strategy. The fund will make use of Russell ...

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  • December, 2021

    Pooling allows LPPI to generate significant savings

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    In the five years since Local Pension Partnership Investments (LPPI) was founded, the business has achieved £74 million net savings, with £28.2 million of those savings made in the year to 31 March 2021. These figures place LPPI on course to achieve savings of more than £186 million by 2025, £327 million by 2030 and £468 million by 2035. The ...

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  • December, 2021

    Net zero initiative falls way short of net zero ambitions, claims report

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    A new report reveals that asset managers who have signed up to the Net Zero Asset Manager Initiative (NZAMI) have committed to cutting well below 20% of their emissions by 2030. The study, by climate and investment think tank, Universal Owner, based the findings on NZAMI’s first report, released on the first day of COP26. This report documents the 2030 ...

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  • December, 2021

    Border to Coast joins Net Zero Asset Managers initiative

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    Following its commitment to achieving net zero across its investments by 2050, Border to Coast Pensions Partnership joined the global Net Zero Asset Managers initiative in November. The initiative has brought together 220 investors to mobilise the asset management industry to drive the transition to net zero by providing a forum for sharing best ...

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  • December, 2021

    Border to Coast MAC launch boosts AUM to £34.6 billion

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    Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has launched its £3.7 billion Multi-Asset Credit Fund, increasing total investments to £34.6 billion in its fourth year of operation. The MAC offers what Border to Coast considers to be an innovative and dynamic blend of fixed income specialists within one proposition to support the needs of its 11 local government ...

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  • December, 2021

    Digital and crypto on the investment agenda

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    A new study of institutional investors and wealth managers responsible for around $108.4 billion in assets, shows that 85% now have dedicated teams reviewing cryptocurrencies and digital assets. The research, commissioned by London-based Nickel Digital Asset Management, Europe’s largest regulated digital assets hedge fund manager, found that more than a ...

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