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How might local government pensions create opportunity for growth?

24 June, 2019Stuart Lanigan

The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is being consolidated into a small number of large regional pools.

Old hands on a person's lap

In this white paper, Stuart Lanigan looks at how the restructure of local government pension funds might increase fund allocations, reduce administration costs and allow more diversity in investment portfolios – creating more opportunity for growth.

Size matters: The changing role of UK local government pension funds in private equity 

Since this paper was first published, Faculty member Stuart Lanigan spoke with our Dean and Henry Grunfeld Professor of Banking, Peter Hahn, about the changes in local government pension funds. They look at how global pension funds operate and the potential for UK local government pension funds to invest in private equity as well as more traditional investments.

Listen to the podcast "The future of local government pension funds"

About the author


Stuart has over 20 years of experience in corporate banking, investment management and private equity. This includes experience at major domestic and international banks, a sovereign wealth fund and one of the UK’s largest pension funds.