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Border to Coast makes infrastructure investments

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On the go: The Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has committed £540m to six new infrastructure funds, including its first co-investment.

Deutsche Bank Pension Scheme completes buy-in

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On the go: The £4.5bn Deutsche Bank (UK) Pension Scheme has entered into a buy-in agreement with Legal & General Retirement Institutional.

Mowlem scheme completes buyout and exits PPF

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On the go: The Mowlem (1993) Pension Scheme has entered into a £150m buyout transaction with Legal & General Assurance Society, securing benefits outside of the Pension Protection Fund.

Access Pool launches seven new sub-funds worth £5.5bn

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On the go: The Access Pool, which handles assets for 11 Local Government Pension Scheme funds with around £46bn in assets under management, has launched seven new sub-funds worth £5.5bn.

Brunel Pension Partnership invests in affordable housing

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On the go: Brunel Pension Partnership, composed of 10 Local Government Pension Scheme funds and with around £30bn in assets under management, will now offer PGIM Real Estate's UK Affordable Housing Fund to its clients. 

Aberdeen City Council Transport Fund completes first buy-in

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On the go: The circa £300m Aberdeen City Council Transport Fund has secured roughly three-quarters of its liabilities through a buy-in with pensions insurer Rothesay Life.

Evonik schemes strike bulk annuity deal with L&G

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On the go: Chemical company Evonik UK has concluded a £544m full buy-in for four of its UK pension schemes with Legal & General.

Data poses difficulties to Surrey admin outsourcers

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A London borough branch of the Local Government Pension Scheme is to bring its administration back in-house from 2021, as current outsourced provider Surrey County Council continues to struggle with legacy data issues across its client base.