UK’s largest charitable asset owner benefits from listing of private equity holdings
Proposals by UK watchdog welcomed by industry despite initial concerns about £25bn balance sheet hit
Church Commissioners grow UK forestry stake to £100m following acquistion of over dozen forests
New process distances ethical decisions from politics as Norges Bank Investment Management granted decision-making powers
Think tank’s survey of sovereign and pension funds worth $7.8trn finds only 1% of allocated to asset class
Proposals put forward by Independent Project Board ’shockingly weak’, say critics
Scheme using consultancy Kirstein Finans in tender seeking active US equity manager
UK lifeboat fund publishes final levy determination documents, leaving structure agreed in October intact
EU Single Resolution Board, Aviva Investors, PGGM, EFG Asset Management, BNP Paribas, PineBridge, BlueBay, Tikehau
Skandia teams up with Vattenfall to invest SEK2bn in wind farms
Folksam, Varma, BRAM, Covip, Cometa, UBS GAM, Ukraine National Bank, Carne, Investec, William Blair, Irish Life
Anders Sundström’s role at Swedbank seen in conflict with Folksam role
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.