The goal is to standardize diversity disclosure and help signatories hold companies accountable for continued progress, the statement said. Other signatories with collective assets of £ 1.08 trillion include Avon Pension Fund, Barnett-Waddingham, Church of England Pension Board, Coal Pension Trustees Investment, Cornwall Pension Fund, Environment Agency Pension Fund, LCP,Read More →

Pension funds are financial intermediaries that provide social insurance by providing income to policyholders after retirement. Often, they also provide death and disability benefits. Pension systems are important cornerstones of European household income during retirement. Pension funds also play a role in financial markets as institutional investors. For these reasons,Read More →

[Courtesy] Pension funds increased their holdings of government papers by 274 billion shillings during the Covid-19 period. This scenario portends a nervous market that has been made worse by the impending general election. As of July 9, pension funds held 1.14 trillion shillings of government securities – treasury bills andRead More →

Swedish electric car battery maker Northvolt has completed a $ 2.75 billion (€ 2.26 billion) private placement led by Swedish national pension funds and Canadian investor Omers Capital Markets. Current Northvolt shareholders, which include Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Baillie Gifford and Volkswagen Group, also participated in the capital increase. NorthvoltRead More →

Published on 31/05/2021 Sovereign wealth funds and public pensions have steadily increased allocation to the self-storage sector, whether through direct investments, fund investments or publicly traded real estate investment trusts (REITs). For many large investors, REITs have offered the greatest opportunities for liquidity. Notable private deals on the public investorRead More →

By Maiya Keidan and Nia Williams TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s biggest pension plan managers increased their investments in the country’s top oil sands companies in the first quarter of 2021, raising questions about the funds’ recent pledges to green their portfolios. The nation’s top five pension funds’ cumulative investment inRead More →

Forensic investigations reveal that gambling on expensive, high-risk and secretive alternatives … [+] Investments exposed pensions to significantly increased risk and reduced net returns. It’s time to stop the looting. getty Forensic investigations in Rhode Island, North Carolina, Kentucky and Ohio find gambling of 30% or more on high-cost, high-risk,Read More →

Agecroft Partners, the hedge fund advisory and marketing specialist, put a positive outlook on reinsurance-related investments, via insurance-related securities (ILS), saying large pension funds are increasingly looking for more in addition to entry points into this market.Don Steinbrugge, founder and CEO of Agecroft Partners, explained recently that large institutional investors,Read More →

Pension funds and other asset owners are increasingly interested in beneficiary preferences when it comes to ESG issues, according to a report released by Principles for Responsible Investment, an investor initiative affiliated with the ‘UN. PRI surveyed 14 asset owners around the world who are PRI signatories on how theyRead More →

The latest installment of the European Commission’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan went live last month, leaving pension funds in major EU jurisdictions uncertain about the precise meaning of the rules, according to research from the PEI. According to Morningstar, the SFDR (Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation) is an “essential element ofRead More →

Fintech start-up ClearGlass Analytics has closed a £2.6 million ($3.6 million) funding round for its platform, which aims to create greater transparency about fees in the cloud market. long-term savings, such as pensions and the broader asset management market. The £2.6m round includes European VC Lakestar and Outward VC, asRead More →

Good pensions fund good infrastructure. Good infrastructure pays for good pensions. This crucial relationship is only noticed when they both go missing, as the United States, United Kingdom, and several other countries discover. Having largely dismantled the company defined-benefit pensions of yesteryear, they are now struggling to turn fragmented individualRead More →

By Nichola Saminather, Maiya Keidan TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian pension funds and insurers face a shrinking universe of higher-quality private debt investments to boost returns in a low-yield world as the coronavirus pandemic crushed many companies, while the banks continue to lend to the best. The Caisse de Depot etRead More →

The European Commission on Tuesday attracted record orders of more than 233 billion euros from more than 500 investors for the inaugural bonds issued under SURE, the EU’s program to safeguard jobs during the crisis. coronaviruses. IPE contacted European pension investors to find out more about their involvement – ​​orRead More →

Four leading North American pension funds helped launch the Global Peer Financing Association to advance peer-to-peer securities lending by asset owners, the group announced Thursday. Pension funds – the $396.9 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System, Sacramento, the $94.1 billion ($72 billion) Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan in Toronto, theRead More →

Bombay : Canadian pension funds are seeking to exploit the private debt space in India, where a prolonged credit crunch is hampering companies’ ability to raise funds from traditional lending sources. This includes Canada’s largest pension fund manager, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), which, according to a DecemberRead More →

A once unthinkable collapse in global bond yields is forcing pension funds to buy bonds offering negative yields, jeopardizing the financial security of future retirees. U.S. institutions managing trillions of dollars in retirement savings — including California’s public employee retirement system, Sacramento — $376.3 billion — cut return expectations. Japan’sRead More →

In recent years, traditional retirement plans, also called pension funds, have been gradually disappearing from the private sector. Today, public sector employees, such as civil servants, are the largest group with active and growing pension funds. This article explains how other traditional pension plans work. Key points to remember TraditionalRead More →

A superannuation plan is a retirement plan that requires an employer to make contributions to a pool of funds set aside for a worker’s future benefits. The fund pool is invested in the employee’s name, and earnings on the investments generate income for the retired worker. Pension fund assets mustRead More →