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SPS Local Authority Pension Fund Investment: Current Issues Update

March 14, 2023

The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London

Conference objectives

•    Understand how the economic headwinds are impacting LGPS fund investment
•    Hear different investment strategies effective in the new investment environment
•    Further your knowledge of TCFD and climate reporting
•    Learn from other LGPS colleagues
•    Network with LGPS community and providers in an educational informal setting

 

Supported by:

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Programme
Programme

09.00

Registration

09.30

Session 1: The Investment Landscape

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Investment Advisor

South Yorkshire Pension Authority

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Investment Consultant

Hymans Robertson

Inflation and its impact on funds' liabilities and assets

•    Why rising inflation matters to the LGPS 
•    What’s driving inflation in the short term and what next for inflation
•    Long term structural drivers of inflation
•    How LGPS funds can protect themselves from changes in inflation

 

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Senior Fund Manager

J O Hambro Capital Management

Macro considerations in 2023 and beyond

10.45

Mid-morning refreshment break 

11.15

Session 2: 

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Moderator:

William Bourne

Independent Advisor

Nottinghamshire, Teesside & East Sussex Pension Funds

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Partner and Head of Client Services 

Pomerantz LLP and

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Business Development Director – UK

Pomerantz LLP

The Globalisation of Securities Litigation: the opportunities and challenges for UK pension schemes.

As investors have looked increasingly overseas for their investments, they have also had to ensure that the tools in their engagement armoury are fit for purpose to protect their members' and clients' assets. Securities actions are an effective way of protecting investors’ interests when investing overseas and particularly in the U.S., which has a tried and tested method for compensating defrauded investors. This session will explore some of the interesting developments in case law and legislation across Europe, as well as developments in the U.S., which highlight the options for global investors who are seeking legal redress. With the continued amplification of ESG concerns, we will also explore how active engagement in litigation is being used as a means of bringing about corporate governance reforms which otherwise would not have been achieved.

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Managing Director, Infrastructure Equity

Intermediate Capital Group

Investing in infrastructure: opportunities in Energy Transition, Digital and Mobility

Investing directly in infrastructure investments that provide societal change. Understanding the opportunities available and managing the risks.

12.25

Lunch

13.30

Session 3:

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Moderator:

Peter Wallach

Director of Pensions

Merseyside Pension Fund

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Portfolio Manager

Hotchkis & Wiley

This Value-Led Market May Be Just Beginning

This  presentation is intended to show how, despite the value rally over the past year, global value stocks still trade at attractive multiples relative to their history and to growth stocks.

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Head of Community Housing and Managing Director

Man GPM

Housing that delivers for people, places and planet

  • Update on the current market dynamics for residential housing in the UK

  • (Lack of) progress tackling affordability crisis

  • (Lack of) progress with energy efficiency 

  • How to integrate carbon neutrality/zero carbon into affordable housing

14.40

Tea/Coffee

15.10

Session 4: Climate Risk Reporting and Views from the Ground

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Moderator:

Phil Triggs

Tri-Borough Director of Treasury and Pensions

Westminster City Council

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Senior Pensions Consultant

Barnett Waddingham

Climate Risk Reporting

  • The reporting consultation requirements

  • Timetable for implementation

  • Challenges for funds

  • The position of Pools

 Panel - TCFD

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Head of Pensions

Local Government Association

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Interim Head of Pensions & Treasury

London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Pension Fund Panel - Investment Issues

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Fund Director

South Yorkshire Pensions Authority

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Member of Pension Fund Committee

West Sussex County Council

16.30

Close of conference

Cost

The conference is by invitation only for pension funds and other institutional investors and we welcome new attendees from these investors. Therefore if you are not already receiving an invitation please contact us. A limited number of Complimentary invitations are available to genuine pension fund representatives (executives and trustees) and other approved institutional investors. However, to ensure we have room for as many funds as possible, we have to limit free places to 3 attendees per approved organisation thereafter a reduced rate fee is payable per delegate. Furthermore, SPS always reserves the right of admission (free or paid) and our decision is final.

RESOURCES
Venue
Venue

The View at the Royal College of Surgeons

38-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3PE

Tel: 020 7869 6703

https://www.rcseng.ac.uk/about-the-rcs/contact/

The View is centrally located at Lincoln’s Inn Fields within easy walking distance of Holborn (Piccadilly and Central lines) and Temple (District and Circle Lines) underground stations. It is a short taxi or underground journey from most major rail stations. Two NCP car parks are situated nearby.

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