In brief

  • December, 2020

    Brunel launches downside protection fund

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    Brunel Pension Partnership has launched a £1.2 billion diversifying returns sub-fund, which aims to offer constituent pension funds downside protection in times of market stress. The sub-fund was created in response to client requests for a portfolio that would provide meaningfully different exposures to others in their strategic asset allocations. It is ...

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  • December, 2020

    PLSA unveils climate-aware investment recommendations

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    The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has unveiled a series of recommendations to help schemes overcome barriers that prevent them fully embracing climate-aware investment. After speaking to more than 80 delegates representing some 60 funds directly, and many hundreds more indirectly, in a series of virtual roundtables over the summer, the ...

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  • December, 2020

    London CIV unveils equity fund with ESG edge

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    London Collective Investment Vehicle (CIV) has launched a global equity fund integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles, alongside Morgan Stanley Investment Management. The LCIV Global Equity Core fund’s objective is to generate a total return, comprising both capital growth and income, over a long-term period of typically between ...

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  • December, 2020

    Brunel launches global small cap fund

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    Brunel Pension Partnership has launched a global small cap fund, which will manage a mandate of approximately £300 million. The creation of the fund is in response to client requests for a portfolio offering exposure to the small cap premium as the primary driver of returns. After evaluating 33 different strategies, three managers – American Century, ...

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  • December, 2020

    London fund secures initial £100 million

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    Local Pensions Partnership Investments, London CIV and the London Pensions Fund Authority have announced the first close of an investment fund focused on developing housing and infrastructure in the capital. The London Fund secured an initial £100 million commitment from London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA), towards a targeted £300 million. The ...

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  • December, 2020

    Brunel unveils sustainable equities fund

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    Brunel Pensions Partnership has launched a Sustainable Equities Fund, which aims to positively pursue companies that will provide a benefit to society. The fund will manage a mandate of around £1.2 billion and put ESG considerations at the forefront of the investment process. Nordea Asset Management, RBC Global Asset Management and Ownership Capital ...

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