Friday 19th August, 2022
The ACCESS Pool is seeking a UK Core direct real estate investment manager and a Global real estate (fund of funds) allocator

The ACCESS Pool, which consists of assets totalling c.£35bn on behalf of participating Pension Funds, is seeking a UK Core direct real estate investment manager and a Global real estate (fund of funds) allocator. It is anticipated that the initial mandate size for the UK Core mandate will be between c. £0.75 billion and c. […]

Thursday 24th March, 2022
ACCESS Progress Update

The ACCESS Progress Update gives an overview of our Pool and highlights key achievements over the last year. Progress Update March 22

Thursday 17th March, 2022
ACCESS LGPS Investment Pool launches four new sub-funds to pool a further £3.2bn

ACCESS LGPS Investment Pool launches four new sub-funds to pool a further £3.2bn The assets invested by the constituent schemes brings the total ACCESS Pool assets under management to £33.1bn. Four new externally managed funds enhance the fixed income and UK equity solutions for the 11 Local Authorities. 17 March 2022 – Link Fund Solutions […]

Monday 14th March, 2022
ACCESS Joint Committee agrees observer proposals

ACCESS Joint Committee agrees observer proposals Each ACCESS Authority’s Local Pension Board will be invited to send observers, on a rotational basis, to Joint Committee meetings. At its meeting on Monday 7 March 2022, the ACCESS Joint Committee (JC) agreed proposals enabling each ACCESS Authority’s Local Pension Board (LPB) to send two observers, on a […]

Wednesday 9th March, 2022
ACCESS Joint Committee statement on Russian invasion of Ukraine

The ACCESS Joint Committee met on Monday 7 March 2022. At that meeting the 11 Local Authorities that make up the ACCESS Pool unanimously condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the strongest possible terms. The extent of direct Russian-based investment within the ACCESS Pool has only ever been on a very small scale, and […]

Thursday 13th January, 2022
ACCESS LGPS Pool appoints MJ Hudson as implementation advisor for pooling of illiquid assets

ACCESS LGPS Pool appoints MJ Hudson as implementation advisor for pooling of illiquid assets 13th January 2022 – The ACCESS Pool has this month appointed MJ Hudson, the specialist service provider to the asset management industry, as implementation advisor for the pooling of illiquid assets, including private equity, infrastructure, private debt and real estate. As […]

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
Appointment of Director for ACCESS Support Unit

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. UPDATE – 1 August 2021 Kevin McDonald was appointed Director for the ACCESS Support Unit on […]

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