Octopus Renewables, a specialist clean energy investor and part of Octopus Group, has secured a new UK corporate pension mandate with the National Grid UK Pension Scheme (NGUKPS), to invest GBP185 million in UK solar and onshore wind assets.
AEW has been awarded a new EUR150 million separate account mandate from German public pension fund Rheinische Versorgungskassen (RVK) to undertake a core investment strategy focused on French office and retail assets.
Brunel Pension Partnership (Brunel), one of the UK’s eight Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) pools, has allocated USD1 billion (GBP798 million) to Fiera Capital’s Global Equities Strategy, following a thorough process designed to identify the best Global High Alpha managers.
Following a recent tender, Nest has appointed Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) to manage a segregated, global corporate bond mandate.
Impax Asset Management (Impax) has been awarded a mandate worth USUSD125 million by institutional investment adviser Mercer. The Impax Leaders Strategy has been added to Mercer’s Sustainable Global Equity Fund after a rigorous selection process.
Foresight Group (Foresight) is to acquire the advisory mandate for John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited (JLEN) from John Laing Capital Management (JLCM). The transaction, which will complete at the end of June, brings Foresight’s assets under management to GBP4 billion.
Kames Capital has won a string of multi-asset mandates from a number of UK local authorities.
Kames Capital has won a sub-advisory global equity mandate for Canoe Financial, one of Canada’s fastest growing mutual fund companies.
Schroders has executed a GBP2.6 billion equity risk management strategy for the South Yorkshire Pensions Authority (SYPA), understood to be one of the largest of its type undertaken in the Local Government Pension Scheme space.
Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) has been mandated by Swisscanto Asset Management International to provide cross-border support services for fund distribution in five European countries.