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- Real estate debt (3)
UK pension scheme quits tobacco3 days ago
Nest is set to go tobacco free across all its investments, with the largest UK pension master trust expecting that the process will take up to two years.
US pension replaces Cliffwater with Meketa7 days ago
Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds has selected Meketa as a consultant to oversee its opportunistic investments, which consists of direct lending and opportunistic credit investments, along with investments in hedge funds and real assets.
HSBC pension chief joins London CIV in top role8 days ago
London Collective Investment Vehicle (London CIV) has appointed Mark Thompson to serve as chief investment officer (CIO), effective from September.
Japanese pension fund turns its attention to credit funds9 days ago
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has launched a request for information (RFI) on private debt with the institution looking into new assets classes in a bid to generate higher returns
London pension fund appoints interim CIO21 days ago
London Collective Investment Vehicle, the fund manager for the pooled investments of 32 London Local Authority Pension Funds, has appointed Michael Pratten as interim chief investment officer
Border to Coast pension seeks exposure to UK investment grade credit23 days ago
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership is set to begin a manager selection process, seeking UK investment grade credit and global multi-asset credit funds
New investments drive Canada Pension Plan’s credit returns to 8.7%1 month ago
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)’s credit portfolio has delivered good returns during the 2019 fiscal year, despite the market volatility, according to the institution’s annual financial report
Barings BDC forms $550 million JV with South Carolina pension1 month ago
The new joint venture will invest in both liquid and illiquid credit
Belgian pension fund appoints JP Morgan to run allocations to alternative investments2 months ago
Hydralis, the statutory pension manager of Belgium water utility Vivaqua, has appointed JP Morgan to manage the fund’s allocation to unlisted assets for an eight years period, Creditflux has learned.
Italian pension fund seeks loan exposure through direct lending and large cap loan funds3 months ago
Intesa Sanpaolo’s defined contribution pension scheme has issued a tender notice seeking senior secured loans and direct lending funds to invest in.
Swedish pension AMF replaces head of asset management3 months ago
AMF has appointed a new head of asset management, effective from April
AP4 keeps eye on direct unlisted investments, amid 2018 losses3 months ago
AP4, the SEK 349.3 billion ($37.3 billion) pension fund, has lost 0.2% after costs from its entire portfolio for the year 2018
Cairn Capital hires portfolio manager for CLO investments4 months ago
Cairn Capital has hired a portfolio manager with sell-side and ratings agency experience to be responsible for CLO tranche investments
Robeco looks to align macro fixed income with credit as it makes senior hire5 months ago
Robeco has hired Jamie Stuttard as co-head of the global fixed income macro team and fixed income strategist
Global Atlantic hires deputy CIO5 months ago
Global Atlantic Financial Group has appointed Anup Agarwal as Deputy Chief Investment Officer.
Callan hires Cliffwater senior MD as head of alternatives5 months ago
Callan, an institutional investment consultant, has appointed Pete Keliuotis as head of alternatives and executive vice president.
US regulation drives insurance money towards credit ETFs6 months ago
Institutional investors are increasingly allocating to credit exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but their motivations are changing. These vehicles are famed for their liquidity, but several investors are said to be pouring money into them for the long term amid regulatory changes which have made ETF investments more favourable
Lothian pension fund appoints CEO6 months ago
Lothian Pension Fund has appointed a new chief executive officer, effective from February 2019, to replace Clare Scott, who is leaving at the end of 2018
Railpen hires former Amundi Pioneer credit head from Tesco pension scheme6 months ago
RPMI Railpen (Railpen) has appointed an investment director within the private markets team, effective from 26 November
Danish pension fund's CEO steps down6 months ago
Christian Hyldahl, the CEO of Arbejdsmarkedets Tillægspension (ATP), has given his resignation to the pension fund’s chairman of the board Torben Andersen.
California pension fund seeks opportunistic credit manager7 months ago
Merced County Employees’ Retirement Association is on the search for an opportunistic credit manager, according to board minutes seen by Creditflux
Los Angeles pension fund plans $3.7 billion allocation to credit7 months ago
Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System, the $17 billion pension fund, is allocating to credit in 2019 - it's looking to put $2.44 billion to work in core-fixed income, $800 million into emerging markets debt, $235 million into high yield and a similar amount into a bond/loan hybrid fund
Danish penion fund's credit portfolio returns to growth7 months ago
ATP, the Danish pension fund, has generated a return of DKK 799m from its credit portfolio for the first three quarters of 2018, marking a recovery compared to the H1 negative return of DKK200m.
TSSP launches capital solutions fund8 months ago
TPG Sixth Street Partners (TSSP), the credit platform of private equity giant TPG, has launched a fund to target late stage growth companies
UK pension fund adds portfolio manager for alternative credit8 months ago
Pension Protection Fund, the south-London based pension fund, has appointed a portfolio manager to its credit team. He joins from consultancy firm Mercer
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