Pension Fund investments

1) What is the size of the council’s pension fund in millions or billions of pounds as at February 17 2020 or the latest available date?

2) What are the 10 largest investments the pension fund currently has? If any of these is a fund run by an investment company, please name the fund and fund manager in full.

3) What is the size of each of these 10 investments individually in £s?

4) What size does this make each holding as a percentage of the entire pension fund?

5) How many investment funds does the council’s pension fund hold in total? Please state which type of fund each holding is (such as unit trusts, open-ended investment company, investment trust, hedge fund), the name of the fund management company and, if known, the name of the individual fund manager (e.g. Neil Woodford, Richard Buxton).

6) What percentage do the investment funds identified in question 5 equate to as a proportion of the entire pension fund? Please provide a figure for each investment fund as well as a total figure for the investment funds together.

7) Please state the performance of each investment fund holding (e.g. unit trust, oeic, investment trust, hedge fund) over the following periods to February 17 2020:
– 1 year
– 3 years
– 5 years
– Since investment was made (please state the date the investment was made)

In response to all of the above questions, this information is available on a spreadsheet which is available via the link below:

Pension fund investments

For clarification, the value of the pension fund is assessed on a quarterly basis and this information is therefore held as of 31st December 2019.