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UK pension funds commit to manager diversity

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 AUG 2021
Some of the UK's biggest pension funds have committed to tackling the lack of diversity in funds management. The Asset Owner Diversity Working Group has launched the Asset Owner Diversity Charter, which aims to "build and investment industry which embodies ...

S&P launches new ESG tilted NZ index

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUL 2021
... For example, there has been increased attention to how responsible default providers for KiwiSaver (New Zealand pension funds) are with their investment portfolios," S&P APAC lead of ESG indices Ryan Christianson said. "Another example is the Ministry ...

Capital Group managing director exits

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUL 2021
... transfer from Australia to the North American office, where he worked as a consultant in institutional brokerage and pension funds for five-and-a-half years. The relationship with Capital Group continued when Hennessy moved to CIBC World Markets and ...

BNY Mellon acquires Milestone

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUL 2021
... and the industry innovation we've delivered for asset managers, fund administrators and asset allocators including pension funds, life companies, fiduciaries and multi-asset product providers," Milestone chair Geoff Hodge said. "We have made great progress ...

UK pension funds pushed to merge

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
The UK pension sector is experiencing similar pressure to that being felt by Australia's super funds, with the pensions regulator asking defined contribution (DC) funds with less than £5 billion in assets being urged to merge. In September last ...

Maine forces pension funds to dump fossil fuels

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021
The state of Maine has become the first in the United States to pass legislation forcing its pension fund to divest fossil fuels. Last week, Maine passed bill LD99; an act to require the state to divest itself of assets invested in the fossil fuel industry. ...

GIC to open Sydney office

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
... US$550 billion in assets under management, according to Global SWF which tracks 400 sovereign wealth funds and public pension funds.

Northern Trust appoints head of APAC

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
... the growth of the asset servicing business serving institutional clients such as sovereign wealth funds, public pension funds and investment management firms. "Ange, through his leadership of our business in Australia, has demonstrated his expertise ...

Super funds hunt for co-investment deals

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 25 MAY 2021
... portfolio. "From our interaction with super funds, they keep a lean investment team, which is not the case with other pension funds. The function of investment teams is typically to structure the portfolio allocation, decide how much should be put into ...

Pension fund appoints chief executive

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2021
A long-serving executive is set to be the first female chief executive of one of the world's largest pension funds. The Teachers' Retirement Board has named Cassandra Lichnock as the new chief executive of the California State Teachers' Retirement System ...