Scottish local authority fund proposed launch of special purpose vehicle amid concerns over ability to retain staff
UK’s Institute for Economic Affairs proposes universities agree contracts, bundle and sell on to pension investors
The £6.1bn Merseyside Pension Fund returns 6.2%, aided by successful European equities, property
Dutch scheme says quarterly returns of 3.8% not sufficient to boost coverage. as it falls below 105%
Third quarter overall return dips to 5.7%, as effects of crisis in Ukraine weigh on portfolio, but reforms allow mutual to boost equities exposure by third
Warning noticed issued to third-party firm secures funding as scheme leaves PPF assessment
New service to combine delegation of asset management, buyout of liabilities with insurance company
Planned consolidation of scheme assets follows mergers of Royal Haskoning and DHV in 2012
EFAMA, AXA IM, Investec, AEW Europe, Mobius Life, bfinance, Nikko AM, Sackers, Silverfleet Capital
Danish firm puts two teams in place after departure of Lars Bo Bertram
European Commission, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Newton Investment Management, Nykredit Asset Management, BankInvest, AP1, Westchester Group, La Française
Second vote sees 42 members of ECON approve commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, with 16 opposing
After more than 13 years at the helm, chief executive to take on more directorships, act as strategic adviser
Investor tenders $350m US high-yield mandate using IPE-Quest
EUROPE – European investor tenders $25m global high-yield debt mandate using IPE-Quest.
GLOBAL – Asian investor tenders $200m Singapore government debt mandate.
EUROPE – Continental pension fund tenders £50m, passive, UK Gilt mandate using IPE-Quest.