Our clients

Local Government Pension Schemes

Columbia Threadneedle Investments have been a trusted partner to Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) investors since 1994. We strive to provide the highest level of service and have a dedicated team to foster and grow relationships across the 8 Pools and 98 Administering Authorities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Our LGPS clients have allocated their assets across Columbia Threadneedle equity, fixed income and alternative investment platforms and leverage our responsible investment engagement services, reo. We aim to work closely with each client to ensure they achieve their objectives through our investment capabilities. For this, transparency and timely communication with each client is at the core of our success.

We hold and support a variety of dedicated local authority events throughout the year. These include conferences, bespoke educational sessions all established to educate and inform clients of key investment issues they face. We recognise the increasing demand to meet changing disclosure requirements and client reporting needs and have a strong track record in supporting clients as their investment priorities evolve.

Our capabilities for LGPS

Equities
We offer a wide range of global, regional and country specific strategies, investing across the market cap spectrum and with various risk and return objectives.
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Fixed Income
We offer fixed income solutions with various risk and return objectives that range from traditional asset classes to more specialist areas such as emerging market debt, securitised debt and social bonds.
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Alternatives
Investors are increasingly looking beyond traditional asset classes to a growing alternatives market that can offer the potential of strong, uncorrelated returns and diversification throughout the economic cycle.
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Responsible investment
In a world where a genuine responsible investment partner is increasingly crucial, Columbia Threadneedle Investments can help investors move forward more confidently.
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Equities
We offer a wide range of global, regional and country specific strategies, investing across the market cap spectrum and with various risk and return objectives.
Find out more
Fixed Income
We offer fixed income solutions with various risk and return objectives that range from traditional asset classes to more specialist areas such as emerging market debt, securitised debt and social bonds.
Find out more
Alternatives
Investors are increasingly looking beyond traditional asset classes to a growing alternatives market that can offer the potential of strong, uncorrelated returns and diversification throughout the economic cycle.
Find out more
Responsible investment
In a world where a genuine responsible investment partner is increasingly crucial, Columbia Threadneedle Investments can help investors move forward more confidently.
Find out more

Our insights

12 April 2024

Jim Griffin

Investment Content Manager

Market Monitor – 12 April 2024

Global stock markets have endured another challenging week as a result of signs that policymakers are struggling to keep inflation in check in the United States.
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11 April 2024

Stewardship quarterly - Q4 2023

Our report outlines our global active ownership, including a selection of engagement case studies.
Read time - 4 min
10 April 2024

Roman Gaiser

Head of High Yield, EMEA

High yield bonds: focus on maturity over duration

The CT (Lux) European Short-term High Yield Bond strategy focuses on maturity over duration to manage risk. This means lower interest rate sensitivity and less volatility growth.
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9 April 2024

Fixed Income Desk

In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

In Credit Weekly Snapshot – April 2024

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.
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8 April 2024

Arabella Duckworth

Investment Grade Credit Research

Sector spotlight: Dialling up the positivity on telecoms

European telecoms have turned a corner operationally and are in the best financial health for many years, which has led us to upgrade the sector.
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8 April 2024

Ellen Brauers

Associate, Responsible Investment team

The climate-health nexus: risks and opportunities  

As global temperatures rise what will be the implications for the global workforce and healthcare systems?
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Our team

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Client Relationship and Sales Director
Chantelle Kelly
Vice President, Relationship Management and Sales

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Investment Options

We design our capabilities to suit specific markets and we carefully create them with your needs in mind. This is based on our belief that an active approach to investment will deliver long-term value for your portfolios.

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