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John Preston new Chair of LPFA

John Preston begins role as new London Pensions Fund Authority Chairman


Cubico Sustainable Investments sells minority stake in UK wind and solar portfolio to GLIL Infrastructure

Press Release, 12 December 2019

Press Release: Local Pensions Partnership Launches First Pooled LGPS Real Estate Fund

Press Release: Local Pensions Partnership Launches First Pooled LGPS Real Estate Fund

Press Release: Local Pensions Partnership’s Internally Managed Global Equity Portfolio delivers outperformance for investors

The LPPI Internal Global Equities Portfolio has reached an impressive milestone with the publication today of its five-year performance record to August 2019.

Greater Anglia has formally launched its new fleet of regional trains funded by GLIL

Greater Anglia has formally launched its new fleet of regional trains

Alexander Tarver LPP for GLIL

The Infrastructure Finance Review: Expert Panel

The government has appointed a panel of advisors, including LPP's CEO Chris Rule, to support the Infrastructure Finance Review, which will conclude alongside the National Infrastructure Strategy in the Autumn.

From HM Treasury and Infrastructure and Projects Authority

DIF, Aberdeen Standard Investments and Local Pensions Partnership to acquire Elenia Heat

Press Release July 2019

LPP bolsters investment and strategy teams with new senior management hires

Press Release June 2019

LPP Chief Executive Susan Martin to step down

Press release 1 May 2019

Local Pensions Partnership appoints Director of Pension Administration

Press release 16 April 2019

Local Pensions Partnership appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Press release 9 April 2019

Local Pensions Partnership reaches its three-year anniversary

Press release 27 March 2019

LPP response to FCA discussion paper on climate change and green finance

Views 1 February 2019

Local Pensions Partnership welcomes new non-Executive Directors

Press Release 7 November 2018

LGPS funds commit further £550m to GLIL Infrastructure

Press Release 8 October 2018

Local Pensions Partnership launches £750m Diversifying Strategies Fund

Press Release 3 October 2018

Local Pensions Partnership signs UN supported Principles for Responsible Investment

Press Release 22 August 2018

GLIL Infrastructure acquires a minority interest in Semperian PPP Investment Partners Holdings Limited

Press Release 5 July 2018

GLIL Infrastructure marks three year anniversary with push for further growth and re-launch as a regulated structure

Press Release 24 April 2018

Local Pensions Partnership launches £320 million Fixed Income Fund

Press Release 6 March 2018

The Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund to join with Local Pensions Partnership

Press Release 16 November 2017

Local Pensions Partnership launches £1.3b Credit Fund

Press Release 4 Oct 2017

Mike Jensen to re-join Lancashire County Council

Press Release 2 Oct17

Local Pensions Partnership launches a global infrastructure fund

Press Release l 5 July 2017

Local Pensions Partnership celebrates first birthday by launching its new Private Equity structure

Press Release l 05 April 2017

LPP responds to Corporate Governance green paper

Consultation response | 17 February 2017

LPP responds to Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II Consultation

Press Release | 16 December 2016

Local Pensions Partnership launches £5bn Global Equity Fund

Press Release | 02 November 2016

LPP appoints new CRO

Press Release | 11 October 2016

LPP proposal for asset pooling in the LGPS

Consultation Response | 15 July 2016

LPP creates £1.2bn UK property pool

Press Release | 13 July 2016

The Local Pensions Partnership (LPP) receives FCA approval

Press Release | 11 April 2016 | Susan Martin

Susan Martin speech to CIPFA Pensions Network: Pension Fund Partnerships

Press Release | 18 November 2015 | Susan Martin

Michael O'Higgins appointed as LPP Chairman

Press Release | 12 October 2015

LPFA and LCPF to appoint Board for £10bn partnership

Press Release | 16 July 2015

Lancashire and London Pensions Partnership to go ahead

Press Release

Lancashire County Pension Fund and LPFA appoint William Bourne as Joint Independent Local Pension Board Chair

Press Release | 30 March 2015

Other news in 2016

Welsh pension pool starts hunt for outside managers

LPP is named as a potential bidder to worj with the Welsh Pool on their investments

News | 2 January 2017 | Marion Dakers

Pitch Perfect

Sally Bridgeland, on Striking a chord with local government schemes and the challenges of redesigning illiquid portfolios

News | 01 November 2016 | Daniel Rzasa

LGPS: Straight in at the deep end

Assesses progress so far as the local government asset pools of England and Wales test the water

News | 02 September 2016 | Gail Moss

Pensions are not in dire straits

LPP's CEO writes about the current pension environment for Pensions Expert

News | 17 August 2016 | Susan Martin

Shifting sands

LPP Investments Chair, Sally Bridgeland, discusses her varying roles.

News | 04 August 2016 | Stephen Hymans

The Local Pensions Partnership is creating 1.2bn property pool

News | 13 July 2016 | Elizabeth Pfeuti

Councils Pension Funds backs Leeming AD Plant

Local authority pension funds have provided funding for an £18 million anaerobic digestion plant in Leeming, North Yorkshire.

News | 05 July 2016 | Steve Eminton

LGPS pooling plans demand “mindset change”, says O’Higgins

There will need to be a “mindset change” across the sector as part of a government drive to spread the practice.

News | 13 May 2016 | Richard Johnstone

Inhouse management and infrastructure dominate LGPS pooling debate

Co-CIO Mike Jensen and Non-Exec Skip McMullan appeared on a panel discussing LGPS pooling.

News | May 2016 | Maria Terekhova

The other side of the coin

LPFA's Chris Rule chats to Pensions Age about public sector pension investment and the funds own investment processes.

News | March 2016 | Adam Cadle

London local government looking to Northwest England to create a pension asset pool

London local government looks to Northwest England to create pension asset pool.

News | February 2016 | Reporting by Carolyn Cohn, editing by Simon Jesssop

Striking a balance amid rising longevity

Lancashire and London Pensions Partnership’s Michael O’Higgins on Striking a balance amid rising longevity.

News | February 2016 | Michael O’Higgins

Pension funds looking for infrastructure investments

Pension funds looking for infrastructure investments, Chris Rule comments on infrastructure investments.

News | February 2016 | Attracta Mooney

Collaboration Between Local Government Pension Schemes

Chief Investment Officer Chris Rule and Investment Committee Chairman Tony Dalwood talk to Portfolio Institutional about the fund's plans for facilitating collaborationbetween local government pension schemes.

News | January 2016 | Sebastian Cheek

Creating an Ideal Partnership

Sir Merrick Cockell article on Creating an Ideal Partnership.

News | January 2016 | Sir Merrick Cockell