London Pensions Fund Authority

Type: Organization
Name: London Pensions Fund Authority
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

UK infrastructure fund backed by NAPF completes first investment

The UK’s Pension Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has completed its first investment, acquiring a nearly 50% stake in a holding company for private finance initiatives (PFIs).The PIP – which in February announced the launch of its first, £260m fund following ... [Published Investment Pensions Europe - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

News in brief

The City watchdog today launched an investigation into the UK’s £150 billion credit card market.The Financial Conduct Authority’s chief executive, Martin Wheatley, said that as 30 million Britons hold at least one credit card, “it was right that the regulator ... [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Co-Investment in Private Equity Carries ‘Substantial Risk’

Private equity advisor and fund of funds firm Altius has claimed research proves that co-investment deals are likely to produce poor returns.Investors tempted by co-investment deals in private equity assets should watch out for concentration risk and ... [Published Preqin - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

LPFA announces 2013 valuation results of GBP4.8bn fund

The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) has announced the results of the 2013 valuation of its GBP4.8bn fund.The funding level is now 91 per cent, up from 81 per cent in 2010, based on the valuation carried out by Barnett Waddingham.The LPFA administers ... [Published Global Fund Wire - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

The job interview: Susan Martin

The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) has named Susan Martin as its new chief executive. Martin joined LPFA in April 2007 as director of organisational development and was promoted to deputy chief executive in 2011 before becoming interim chief executive ... [Published Portfolio Institutional - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Stark warning over local authority pensions

24 March 2014The chairman of the London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) has issued a stark warning about the crisis facing local government pensions.Speaking at a Greater London Authority oversight committee meeting, Edmund Truell said his organisation ... [Published Localgov.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Mapping European pension fund utilisation of investment services

In December last year 84 pension fund respondents and eleven consultants were polled online or by phone to look at the way that European pension funds used custody services in a survey commissioned by Société Generale. In a period of market change driven ... [Published FTSE Global Markets - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Deal-by-Deal Model Wins LPs

As LPs look for more investing options, private equity firms that invest using a deal-by-deal model gain popularityBy Danielle FugazyMarch 17, 2014After the Lehman collapse in 2008, the investment world changed significantly. Limited partners pulled back ... [Published Mergers & Acquisitions - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Pensions Records Tumble As Schemes Re focus

Pensions - Articles - Pensions records tumble as schemes re-focus 2013 was the most active year ever for buy-in, buy-out and longevity swap activity with over 16 billion of liabilities hedged. This was made up of 7.4 billion of buy-ins and buy-outs, together ... [Published Actuarial Post - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 2 reports

Partnership Comments On De risking Good Practice Guide

Pensions - Articles - Partnership comments on de-risking good practice guide Andy Morley, Head of Enhanced Bulk Annuity Sales, Partnership, comments on the announcement that a panel of industry experts chaired by Margaret Snowdon has been convened to ... [Published Actuarial Post - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 3 reports

LPFA introduces risk-based approach to contributions

The London Pensions Fund Authority has developed a new risk-based approach for setting employer contribution rates, the LPFA announced today.The new approach uses different discount rates dependent upon the credit risk posed by the scheme employer. The ... [Published Pensions Age - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Feb 24 2014 - Updated Feb 24 2014 - 1 reports

VIP COMMENT Collaborative effort

Susan Martin, London Pensions Fund Authority, on the necessity for public sector schemes to work together for a brighter futureAs we start a new year, it is worth taking a moment to reflect on 2013 and the potential challenges we face in the year ahe ... [Published Pensions World - Feb 24 2014]

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UK infrastructure fund backed by NAPF completes... [Published Investment Pensions Europe - Apr 11 2014]
Co-Investment in Private Equity Carries ‘Substa... [Published Preqin - Apr 03 2014]
LPFA announces 2013 valuation results of GBP4.8... [Published Global Fund Wire - Apr 03 2014]
LPFA announces 2013 valuation results of GBP4.8... [Published Institutional Asset Manager - Apr 03 2014]
News in brief [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 03 2014]
The job interview: Susan Martin [Published Portfolio Institutional - Mar 25 2014]
Stark warning over local authority pensions [Published Localgov.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
Mapping European pension fund utilisation of in... [Published FTSE Global Markets - Mar 20 2014]
The Deal-by-Deal Model Wins LPs [Published Mergers & Acquisitions - Mar 17 2014]
Partnership Comments On De risking Good Practic... [Published Actuarial Post - Mar 14 2014]
Pensions Records Tumble As Schemes Re focus [Published Actuarial Post - Mar 14 2014]
New De risking Code Of Practice Launched [Published Actuarial Post - Mar 14 2014]
LPFA introduces risk-based approach to contribu... [Published Pensions Age - Mar 14 2014]
LPFA implements new risk-based approach to cont... [Published Institutional Asset Manager - Mar 14 2014]
LPFA implements new risk-based approach to cont... [Published Global Fund Wire - Mar 14 2014]
Lpfa Implements New Risk based Approach To Cont... [Published Actuarial Post - Mar 14 2014]
Scottish Widows Comments On Annual Ons Survey F... [Published Actuarial Post - Mar 14 2014]
Ons Release Annual Pensions Survey [Published Actuarial Post - Mar 14 2014]
VIP COMMENT Collaborative effort [Published Pensions World - Feb 24 2014]
Pooling local authority pension funds could lea... [Published Pensions World - Sep 11 2013]
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