Latest articles from Nick Reeve

Brunel appoints managers for £2.6bn alpha equity mandate

News On the Go

On the go: The Brunel Pension Partnership has appointed five managers to run a £2.6bn Global High Alpha fund for its 10 Local Government Pension Scheme clients.

DB schemes move to formal long-term planning as regulation bites

News On the Go

On the go: Defined benefit pension funds are increasingly focusing on a long-term, formalised endgame or funding target, according to research by PwC.

USS urged to consider expert report in next valuation

UK universities and staff have called for the UK’s biggest pension fund to ensure its 2020 valuation process fully considers a forthcoming report from an independent panel of experts.

Tesco poaches LGIM equities chief

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Tesco is building an in-house fund management team, beginning with Legal & General Investment Management’s (LGIM) Ian King, to manage its equity portfolio.

Double opportunity

With a decade of experience in real estate investments, Ben Jones now combines property with fixed income to offer long-term investors security as well as growth. He talks to Nick Reeve

Fees: all take, and no give

Two reports into fund management have slammed the charges managers apply to their funds, claiming they often exceed the funds’ returns.

Directors tried to slip debt onto lifeboat fund

Two directors of a Gateshead-based company have been accused of attempting to dump its pension scheme liabilities onto the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).

Churchill takes Nest chair

Lawrence Churchill, current chairman of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), has taken on the same role at Nest Corporation, the body established to roll out the Nest project from 2012.

Nest charges announced

The government’s publication of the charging structure for the National Employment Savings Trust (Nest) has provoked murmurs of discontent from industry commentators.

IP appoints Trenner to its board

Intelligent Pensions (IP) has promoted David Trenner to its board of directors.