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Border to Coast completes private markets investment

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On the go: The £36bn Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has announced it has completed the final £1.5bn of investment within its first private market offering since its launch in 2019.

EDS scheme secures £1.1bn full buy-in

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On the go: The £1.5bn EDS 1994 Pension Scheme has secured a £1.1bn full buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation.

New British Steel scheme appoints investment manager

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On the go: The new £9.9bn British Steel Pension Scheme has agreed in principle to appoint Legal & General Investment Management to handle its scheme assets in full.

BT sets 5-year carbon goal, Islington updates net zero targets

ESG spotlight

ESG spotlight: A roundup of the latest news on environmental, social and governance initiatives, including new decarbonisation targets from the £57.5bn BT Pension Scheme, an update to the £1.4bn London Borough of Islington Pension Fund’s responsible investment policy, and the Financial Conduct Authority’s delay to plans for sustainable investment labels.

Barnett & Hall Holdings scheme agrees £21mn buy-in

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The £31.2mn Barnett & Hall Holdings Pension Scheme has secured a circa £21mn buy-in with Legal & General Assurance Society ahead of a potential future buyout.

De La Rue agrees £320mn buy-in

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On the go: The £988.7mn De La Rue Pension Scheme has agreed a £320mn buy-in with insurer Scottish Widows.

House of Fraser scheme secures £600mn buyout

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On the go: The House of Fraser Beatties & Jenners Pension Scheme has completed a £600mn buyout with Pension Insurance Corporation, covering 3,850 deferred members and 5,050 pensioners.

Cleveland Potash schemes appoint pension services provider

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On the go: The £285mn Cleveland Potash Pension Schemes has appointed Willis Towers Watson’s OneDB to provide combined actuarial, fiduciary management and administrative services.

EAPF invests in sustainable credit, most schemes plan for net zero

ESG spotlight

ESG spotlight: A roundup of the latest news on environmental, social and governance initiatives, including investment in sustainable private credit by the £4.3bn Environment Agency Pension Fund, nearly three-quarters of schemes set to have net zero plans, and a pair of ESG guides issued for trustees.

BT Pension Scheme sells stake in real estate venture

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On the go: The £57.5bn BT Pension Scheme, via Federated Hermes, has sold part of its stake in the engineering and technology business park Silverstone Park to the $550.4bn (£342.6bn) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.