The ACCESS Pool is seeking a specialist UK Impact Investment Manager focusing on Decarbonisation of UK real estate assets

The ACCESS Pool, which consists of assets totalling c.£45bn on behalf of participating Pension Funds, is seeking a UK Impact Real Estate investment manager for a Decarbonisation-focused impact mandate.  

It is anticipated that the mandate size will be c. £100 million initially, with subsequent allocations expected and further potential growth thereafter. The appointed investment manager will implement a decarbonisation-focused impact strategy in UK direct real estate, with the objective of accelerating the decarbonisation of existing real estate assets in the UK.

UK Impact Real Estate investment managers with relevant capabilities are invited to submit proposals for the provision of the Mandate to ACCESS. Further detailed information is contained in the set of documents which are available upon request to relevant investment managers.

Interested investment managers are invited to request the related information and documents by emailing

The deadline for submissions will be 14:00 GMT on 31 July 2024.

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Apex Investment Advisory

Notes for editors

In January 2022, ACCESS appointed Apex Investment Advisory (formerly MJ Hudson before acquisition by Apex Group in May 2023) as implementation adviser for the pooling of illiquid assets including private equity, private debt, infrastructure, and real estate. As implementation advisor, Apex Investment Advisory will provide support to the Pool in selecting individual investment opportunities and investment managers to build portfolios in a range of illiquid assets.

About the ACCESS Pool

ACCESS (A Collaboration of Central, Eastern and Southern Shires) is made of 11 LGPS Administering Authorities: Cambridgeshire County Council; East Sussex County Council; Essex County Council; Hampshire County Council; Hertfordshire County Council; Isle of Wight Council; Kent County Council; Norfolk County Council; West Northamptonshire Council; Suffolk County Council; and West Sussex County Council.

ACCESS Authorities are committed to working together and have each signed an Inter Authority Agreement, setting out how they will work together in response to the Governments pooling agenda across the LGPS, and to optimise benefits and efficiencies on behalf of their individual and collective stakeholders.

As at 31 March 2024, ACCESS’ pooled assets totalled £45bn.