Wednesday 3rd March, 2021
ACCESS LGPS Pool appoints Minerva as ESG adviser

ACCESS LGPS Pool appoints Minerva as ESG adviser   3rd March 2021 – The ACCESS Pool has appointed Minerva Analytics, Europe’s leading independent stewardship support service, to support the development of its responsible investment approach. Minerva Analytics will be helping ACCESS with a comprehensive review and revision of the pool’s responsible investment guidelines to ensure […]

Monday 8th February, 2021
ACCESS LGPS Investment Pool adds £5.5bn with the launch of seven new sub-funds

ACCESS LGPS Investment Pool adds £5.5bn with the launch of seven new sub-funds The assets invested by the constituent schemes brings the total ACCESS Pool assets under management to £31bn1 Seven externally managed funds invest in a range of global equities and bonds 8 February 2021 – Link Fund Solutions Limited (LFS), on behalf of […]

Friday 16th August, 2019
Press Release: ACCESS announce the Appointment of an Interim Director for the Pool

ACCESS have announced Kevin McDonald as Interim Director for the ACCESS Support Unit. Please read the press release ACCESS Director. As Interim Director, Kevin McDonald will lead the ACCESS Support Unit, managing the development and strategy of the ACCESS Pool.

Friday 15th February, 2019
The ACCESS LGPS Investment Pool transfers £7.4 billion into new sub-funds

Link Fund Solutions Ltd has recently launched a further tranche of Sub-Funds to bring the ACCESS ACS Pooled investments total to £8.6 billion, with additional pooling achieved by consolidating its index tracking investments now valued at £10.1 billion. Press Release Sub Fund Launch

Monday 10th December, 2018
Press Release: Link Fund Solutions announces search for a Global Equity Manager for the LGPS ACCESS Pool

Link Fund Solutions have announced that they are working in partnership with Russell Investment Management to appoint a Global Equity Manager for the LGPS ACCESS Pool. Press Release Link Fund Solutions Announces Search For Global Equity Manager For LGPS ACCESS Pool

Friday 24th August, 2018
Press Release: Essex is announced as Host Authority and recruitment begins for a Programme Director

Essex County Council has been announced as the host authority for the ACCESS Support Unit (ASU). The ASU will be led by a Programme Director and will include a Contract Manager, technical leads and administration support. The Programme Director will be responsible for implementing ACCESS’s strategy and for the day to day performance of the third party […]

Friday 24th August, 2018
ACCESS announces FCA approved sub-fund

Link Fund Solutions Ltd, the ACCESS pool operator, has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for a global equity sub-fund for the pool. The first global equity sub-fund is due to launch in October 2018 with an investment of £1.6bn by three of the ACCESS LGPS pension funds, resulting in anticipated savings of £1.5m […]

Monday 12th March, 2018
ACCESS appoints Operator

The ACCESS pool has appointed Link Fund Solutions Ltd as its pool operator. Press Release ACCESS Operator Procurement.

Thursday 14th December, 2017
ACCESS consolidates passive equity mandates

  Press Release – ACCESS Pool passive contract award The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) ACCESS pool (made up of eleven LGPS Shire County Administering Authorities) has consolidated its passive equity mandates, resulting in estimated savings of £5m per annum. Read the full press release here.  

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