London Pensions Fund Authority

Type: Organization
Name: London Pensions Fund Authority
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pension funds to continue hedge fund allocations despite CALPERS withdrawal

Alternative Investing23 Sep, 2014Pension funds will continue to increase their exposures to hedge funds although fees are likely to face more scrutiny going forward following the high-profile exit from hedge fund investing by California Public Employees’ ... [Published My Investor Circle - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor of London selects preferred bidders for...

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has selected preferred bidders for two sites, owned by the Greater London Authority (GLA), in order to fast track the creation of more than 1,200 new homes including 480 homes for long-term private rent.The GLA marketed ... [Published Property Investor News - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

‘De-carbonising’ portfolios doesn’t mitigate risk – it adds it

IPE’s wonders whether a habit of thought is developing that fails to recognise ‘stranded’ portfolio carbon assets as a risk and starts to regard them as a certaintyThere was a lot of talk about ‘de-carbonising’ investment portfolios through programmes ... [Published Investment Pensions Europe - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Revolt looms over passive UK pension switch

no evidence that active management added value on a consistent basis after costs London: Downing Street faces a revolt over plans to save hundreds of millions of pounds in running costs for UK local government pension schemes.Potential savings of $420 ... [Published Gulf News - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Weekly Wrap: October 10 edition

A round-up of pensions and investment stories published across the FT Group – from London's mayor proposing a merger of all public sector schemes, to a Florida pension scheme dumping its Pimco allocation after the departure of Bill Gross. Week in numbers ... [Published Pensions Week - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Mixed reaction to Boris Johnson’s pension ‘pooling’ proposal

Proposals to ‘pool’ public sector pensions into one pot by London mayor Boris Johnson, which he claims would allow government to cut taxes as well as finance major building projects, have received mixed industry reaction.Johnson says there are more than ... [Published Public Sector Executive - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 6 reports

LPFA reports GBP196m increase in assets in 2013-14

The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) saw assets increase by GBP196 million to GBP4.0 billion during 2013-14 according to the fund’s 2014 Annual Report.Despite challenging market conditions, its newly merged fund saw strong growth during 2013-14.LPFA ... [Published Global Fund Wire - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands of first-time buyers invest in property

This week has unveiled a number of positive highlights for the property industry. For example, the latest Help to Buy figures revealed that nearly 53,000 households have bought a home in England through the government’s flagship Help to Buy scheme.The ... [Published FirstRungNow - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Dutch giant PFZW vows to quadruple sustainable investments

The €152bn Dutch healthcare pension fund PFZW is to increase its sustainable investments fourfold to at least €16bn over the next five years.Within this period, the pension fund has also committed to reducing the carbon footprint of its entire portfolio ... [Published Investment Pensions Europe - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Big investors to act on carbon footprint of assets in bid to tackle climate change

Some of the world’s largest institutional investors have commited to act on the carbon intensity of their portfolios. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/There are increasing signs of a seismic shift in the response by business and finance to the threat of ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

‘Stop scapegoating developers and investors’, says investment chief

Developers and foreign investors are easy targets for media criticism, but when it comes to allegations of ruining cities, questions should be asked of “incompetent” local government, says London Central Portfolio, CEO, Naomi HeatonA leading overseas ... [Published Overseas Property Professional - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

UK pension fund hits at hedge fund fees

Edmund Truell, chairman of the £4.5bn London Pensions Fund Authority, says that hedge funds can no longer justify their fee structure ... [Published Financial Times - UK Homepage - Sep 16 2014]

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Nick Jopling, Executive Property Director at Grainger plc, said: "We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with the GLA and once again work with Bouygues on this exciting build to rent project."
In his article, Justin Lahart of the Wall Street Journal reports, " Calpers Shows Masters of Hedge-Fund Universe Have No Clothes " :
"Going forward, we will redouble our focus on managing both assets and liabilities to ensure the LPFA continue to have the funds to pay existing and future pensions,” he said."
"I also want to entice more institutional investors to come forward and invest in quality homes for Londoners, further supporting housebuilding and creating thousands of new jobs."

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Pension funds to continue hedge fund allocation... [Published My Investor Circle - Oct 23 2014]
Mayor of London selects preferred bidders for... [Published Property Investor News - Oct 23 2014]
Hedge fund managers to increasingly defer perfo... [Published My Investor Circle - Oct 23 2014]
‘De-carbonising’ portfolios doesn’t mitigate ri... [Published Investment Pensions Europe - Oct 17 2014]
CalPERS Drops A Hedge Fund Bomb [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 13 2014]
Revolt looms over passive UK pension switch [Published Gulf News - Oct 11 2014]
The Weekly Wrap: October 10 edition [Published Pensions Week - Oct 10 2014]
Mixed reaction to Boris Johnson’s pension ‘pool... [Published Public Sector Executive - Oct 09 2014]
Gresham House plc Proposed Delisting, AIM Admis... [Published ADVFN UK - Oct 08 2014]
LPFA reports GBP196m increase in assets in 2013-14 [Published Global Fund Wire - Oct 03 2014]
London’s Largest Pension Scheme Joins Passive D... [Published ETF.com - Oct 03 2014]
London Pensions Fund Authority records strong g... [Published Pensions Age - Oct 03 2014]
LPFA’s assets up to £4.9bn [Published FTSE Global Markets - Oct 03 2014]
London pension fund shows £196m growth [Published Localgov.co.uk - Oct 03 2014]
The London Pensions Fund Authority Annual Repor... [Published Mondo Visione - Oct 03 2014]
Thousands of first-time buyers invest in property [Published FirstRungNow - Sep 29 2014]
Dutch giant PFZW vows to quadruple sustainable ... [Published Investment Pensions Europe - Sep 26 2014]
Big investors to act on carbon footprint of ass... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 25 2014]
Investors representing over US$ 500 billion tak... [Published Principles for Responsible Investment - Sep 25 2014]
Bidders announced for new fast track housing de... [Published Property Wire - Sep 24 2014]
London Pensions Fund Authority to back 200+ hom... [Published Local Government Lawyer - Sep 22 2014]
‘Stop scapegoating developers and investors’, s... [Published Overseas Property Professional - Sep 19 2014]
Betfair dragged into true and fair row [Published Financial Director - Sep 18 2014]
Preferred bidders announced for 1,200-home Newh... [Published Out-Law.com - Sep 18 2014]
LPFA to fund London housing development [Published Pension Funds Online - Sep 18 2014]
Wed, September 17, 2014 - Today’s News : RICS p... [Published TheMoveChannel.com - Sep 17 2014]
GLA appoints Bouygues to Pontoon Dock site [Published Construction News - Sep 17 2014]
Pension fund backs London housing development [Published Localgov.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
UK pension fund hits at hedge fund fees [Published Financial Times - UK Homepage - Sep 16 2014]
UK pension fund hits at hedge fund fees [Published FT.com - Companies UK - Sep 16 2014]
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