LPFA In The News 2015

LPFA as an organisation regularly feature in news articles, whether this is to do with topical issues around the Local Government Pension Scheme, or issues specific to LPFA. Have a look at some of the links below...

 

Renewables fund selected for infrastructure venture, Dec 2015

The London Pensions Fund Authority and Greater Manchester Pension Fund joint have committed £60 million to fund the construction and operation of British renewable energy assets.



LPFA: Forging working groups with common goals, Nov 2015

As we approach the end of the year Susan Martin reflects on what we have achieved as an industry of late and what the path
ahead looks like into 2016.


Sir Merrick Cockell speaks to Infrastructure Investor, Oct 2015

LPFA Chairman Sir Merrick Cockell speaks to Infrastructure Investor about where he sees the LGPS going and LPFA's role in the future.



First investment for Greater Manchester Pension Fund and LPFA infrastructure programme, Oct 2015

Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) and the London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) have jointly committed £60m towards funding the construction and operation of British renewable energy assets.



Michael O'Higgins joins LPFA/Lancashire partnership, Oct 2015

Former TPR chair O'Higgins joins LPFA/Lancashire partnership

 



LPFA response to Chancellor's Conservatice Party Conference speech

LPFA Chairman, Sir Merrick Cockell:
 
“We welcome the Chancellor’s announcement that he is focusing on infrastructure and forming a national commission under Lord Adonis. For some time we have been calling on government to take in to account the resources of the LGPS and invite UK funds to invest in these UK projects. While we await the detail behind this announcement, we are already well underway in forming partnerships with other funds, including our £10bn asset and liability management partnership with Lancashire County and a £500m infrastructure investment joint venture with Greater Manchester.“


Asset insourcing saves LPFA 75% on fees, Oct 2015

Chris Rule - Asset in-sourcing saves LPFA 75% on fees.



Seize the opportunity, Sept 2015

The LPFA's new chair, Sir Merrick Cockell, says the argument for change across the LGPS is undeniable and schemes should seize the opportunity.



Loose partnerships’ of pension funds will not satisfy government, LPFA warns, Sept 2015

Loose partnerships’ of pension funds will not satisfy government, LPFA warns.



Merrick Cockell - LPFA must make Canadian style investment partnerships, Sept 2015

Sir Merrick Cockell chairman of the LPFA says the UK capital’s public sector scheme must lead other local government schemes around the country in joining forces to be more efficient on investments, liabilities and administration.



UK Pensions Governance: The head and the heart, Sept 2015

UK Pensions Governance: The head and the heart

 



Is bigger always better?, Sept 2015

Is bigger always better?

 



INVESTMENT BRIEF Bigger can be better, Aug 2015

INVESTMENT BRIEF - Bigger can be better



LPFA Names New Chair, Aug 2015

LPFA Names New Chair



Global infrastructure investment for smaller pension funds, Aug 2015

Susan Martin talks about: Global infrastructure investment for smaller pension funds

 



Investment pooling for UK local authority funds, July 2015

A step in the right direction

 



Government gives vote of confidence to proactive LGPS funds - Pensions Expert, July 2015

Susan Martin talks about the governents vote of confidence to proactive LGPS funds



£10bn UK Pension Partnership gets green light, July 2015

Following the announcement of the partnership, Susan Martin talks about the aims and advantages that the move will bring to LPFA



On the move: London Pension Fund Authority announces local pension board - Engaged Investor, June 2015

On the move, LPFA announces local pension board



Now is the time to remove barriers to collaboration - Pensions Expert, June 2015

LPFA chief Susan Martin explains why it is crucial to better enable collaboration across schemes.