Latest articles from Roxanne Thielemans

Amey OS Pension Scheme completes £400mn buy-in

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On the go: The £673.8mn Amey OS Pension Scheme has secured a £400mn buy-in transaction with Pension Insurance Corporation.

Smart Pension makes first green bond investment with Mirova fund

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On the go: The £2bn Smart Pension Master Trust has announced its first green bond investment in the Mirova Global Green Bond Fund. 

Heinz scheme completes partial buy-in

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On the go: The Heinz 2000 Pension Plan completed a partial buy-in last year, according to the scheme’s most recent statement of investment principles.

Barclays Bank scheme completes £7bn longevity deal

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On the go: The £41.2bn Barclays Bank UK Retirement Fund has reinsured £7bn of liability against longevity risk with an insurance subsidiary of Prudential Financial.

Border to Coast invests in private markets

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On the go: The £38.3bn Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, which handles the assets of 11 Local Government Pension Scheme funds worth a collective £60bn, has made initial commitments to its second private markets programme, first launched in April 2022.

Border to Coast appoints Robeco for voting support

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On the go: The £38.3bn Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, which handles the assets of 11 Local Government Pension Scheme funds worth a collective £60bn, has reappointed Robeco to provide it with voting and engagement support services.

Coats UK scheme agrees £350mn bulk annuity deal with Aviva

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On the go: The $3.1bn (£2.5bn) Coats UK Pension Scheme, which merged with the Brunel Holdings Pension Scheme and the Staveley Industries Retirement Benefits Scheme in 2018, has agreed a £350mn bulk annuity deal with insurer Aviva.

Collective Enterprises Limited scheme secures full buy-in

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On the go: The £1.3mn Collective Enterprises Limited Retirement and Death Benefits Scheme has agreed to a full buy-in covering all of its pensioner and deferred members.

Aerospace scheme secures buy-in, baking co-op derisks with L&G

Risk Watch

Risk watch: A round up of the latest derisking transactions, including the Cobham Pension Plan £530mn bulk annuity deal with Standard Life, and the Flour Milling and Baking Research Association Pension and Assurance Scheme £10mn assured payment policy.

Environment Agency fund races ahead of emissions targets

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On the go: The £4.3bn Environment Agency Pension Fund is ahead of its target to cut emissions exposure to coal, oil and gas, according to its new stewardship report.