Latest articles from Roxanne Thielemans

BT awards $1bn private equity mandate to Hermes

News on the go

On the go: The £57.5bn BT Pension Scheme has awarded a $1bn (£801.4mn) private equity mandate to Hermes GPE, further building on two previous private equity investments with the manager.

Border to Coast launches second private markets programme

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On the go: The £36bn Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, which handles the assets of 11 Local Government Pension Scheme funds worth a collective £55bn, has launched the second series of its private markets programme, which includes a dedicated climate opportunities offering.

Alstom schemes appoint Mercer as fiduciary manager

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On the go: Alstom UK’s Common Investment Fund has appointed Mercer to provide fiduciary management services for three of its defined benefit schemes with assets totalling £1.6bn.

Aon’s master trust and GPP invest in climate transition fund

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On the go: The Aon MasterTrust and Group Personal Pension Plan made a £700mn investment in February 2022 to a new climate transition fund co-developed and co-launched by the consultancy and UBS Asset Management.

Brunel calls on Sainsbury's to introduce living wage

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On the go: The £38bn Brunel Pension Partnership, which handles assets of 10 UK Local Government Pension Scheme funds, has co-filed a resolution calling for the introduction of the living wage at supermarket chain Sainsbury’s.

Asset manager scheme secures £175mn full buy-in

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On the go: The Findel Group Pension Fund has agreed a £175mn full scheme buy-in deal with Standard Life.

Air Canada completes £380mn buy-in, Keysight signs £58mn deal

Risk Watch

Risk watch: A roundup up of the latest derisking transactions, including the Air Canada (UK) Pension Trust Fund’s £380mn buy-in with Pension Insurance Corporation, and the Keysight Technologies UK Limited Retirement Benefits Plan’s £58mn deal with Just Group.

CSM UK scheme agrees £86mn full buy-in with Just Group

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On the go: The CSM UK Pension Scheme has agreed an £86mn full buy-in with Just Group. 

Church of England Pensions Board secures £160mn buy-in with Aviva

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On the go: The £3.7bn Church of England Pensions Board has agreed a £160mn bulk purchase annuity buy-in with insurer Aviva Life & Pensions UK for its circa £646.1mn Church Workers Pension Fund defined benefit scheme.

Cornish pension scheme agrees £11mn buyout with L&G

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On the go: The circa £11mn Cornish Mutual Assurance Company Staff Pension Scheme has agreed a buyout with Legal & General Assurance Society.