Church Commissioners for England returned 10.4% in 2020, attributable to gains in equities and some alternative asset allocations.
Fossil-fuel financing by U.S. fixed-income ETFs increased by 72% in 2020, despite money manager pledges to cut emissions from portfolios.
P+, Pensionskassen for Akademikere, wants its participants to learn about P+'s portfolio exclusions policy through an online game.
Alecta invested $100 million in a social bond aimed at promoting healthy living in emerging markets.
John Good & Sons Limited Pension Scheme insured $24 million in liabilities through a full buy-in with Legal & General.
U.K. retirement plans with at least $7.1 billion in assets must assess and publicly report climate change risks starting in October.
QNB Group and VTB Capital Investment Management partnered to attract institutional investment into their respective countries.
TUI Group U.K. Pension Trust insured $1.1 billion in liabilities through two buy-ins with Legal and General.
ATP allocated $979 million to a new long-term private equity strategy, which will invest in Danish companies.
AIB Group U.K. Pension Scheme insured $86 million in liabilities through the conversion of an existing policy into a buy-in.
HSBC Asset Management appointed two executives to its newly created climate technology team.
The European Commission fined three banks $451 million for colluding to fix prices in the eurozone government bond market.
Alpha Financial Markets Consulting acquired U.S. alternative investment consultant Lionpoint Holdings for $90 million.
The U.K. government's attempt to encourage DC investment into alternatives is missing a major issue: managers fees are still too high.
Money managers are creating new senior executive positions within their organizations to lead their diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
Executive recruiters discussed their roles in making money managers more diverse and inclusive organizations.
Chief diversity, equity and inclusion officers detail some of their tangible goals and outline quantifiable targets.
BT Group will pay $3.7 billion in contributions by 2023 in efforts to get its pension fund to fully funded status by 2030.
ICL Group Pension Plan insured $5.1 billion in liabilities through a longevity swap.
Total assets under management at Allianz Group grew 1.8% in the first quarter of the year, to $2.85 trillion.