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 →

Breadcrumb Links PF Finance FinancialTimes Teachers’ tries to escape the punitive effect of low interest rates Author of the article: FinancialTimes Josephine Cumbo The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is bracing for another $70 billion push into private markets. Photo by Getty Images/iStockphoto Content of the article The Ontario Teachers’ PensionRead More →

Retirement income problems have been prevalent for a number of years as large swaths of the retired population struggle to cope. This problem was recently highlighted once again by Age UK, the UK’s leading charity for older people. “Official figures show that a third of Asian older people (33%) 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 →

Environmental organizers from across the country are converging in northern Minnesota to support Indigenous Water Protectors to stop construction of the Line 3 pipeline expansion. People across the country are protesting, sending letters and call to demand that President Biden stop construction of Line 3 just as he called forRead 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 →

Pension Credit is a government benefit that supplements the weekly income of eligible claimants. Applying for a pension credit can also help people access additional support, like cold weather payments. According to MoneySavingExpert, pension credit can be worth up to £3,000 a year on average. In the latest money adviceRead More →

State pension payments can provide significant financial assistance, however, some Britons may even be eligible to receive additional sums of money. One payment that could be particularly useful for those who have reached retirement age is the pension credit, designed to provide a “top-up” to retirees. The sum is dividedRead More →

The subject of the pension credit, a means-tested benefit that consists of two parts, the savings credit and the guarantee credit, was discussed on Monday during questions on real work and pensions in the House of Commons. communes. MPs posed questions to Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey and herRead More →