Category Sponsors

BMO Global Asset Management


BMO Global Asset Management is a worldwide investment manager with a focus on understanding and meeting our clients’ needs and objectives.

Today, we offer an established range of global investment capabilities and solutions including Liability Driven Investment, Active Fixed Income, Specialist Equity, Property, ESG, and Alternative strategies including Risk Premia. To this we add the defined expertise of three investment boutiques: BMO Real Estate Partners, LGM and Pyrford International.

BMO Global Asset Management has more than 1,200 employees and manages over £190 billion in assets. We have four investment centres in London, Chicago, Toronto and Hong Kong, and more than 20 offices in 14 countries worldwide (31 January 2019).

We currently manage mandates comprising numerous asset classes for 13 LGPS clients, with £1.4 billion in assets under management (as at 31 January 2019).

Capital Dynamics


Capital Dynamics is an independent global asset management firm focusing on private assets including private equity, private credit, clean energy infrastructure and energy infrastructure credit.

Capital Dynamics offers a diversified range of tailored offerings and customised solutions for a broad, global client base, including corporations, family offices, foundations and endowments, high net worth individuals, pension funds and others. The firm oversees more than USD 15 billion in assets under management and advisement.

Capital Dynamics is distinguished by its deep and sustained partnerships with clients, a culture that attracts entrepreneurial thought leaders and a commitment to providing innovative ideas and solutions for its clients.

Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, Capital Dynamics employs approximately 160 professionals globally and maintains offices in New York, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Munich, Milan, Birmingham, Dubai and Seoul.

Darwin Property Investment Management


Darwin Property Investment Management Limited (Darwin) strives to meet the needs of both institutional and private investors by offering investment solutions that generate long-term absolute returns which enhance capital and provide high levels of income.

At Darwin we believe that client returns and overall risk mitigation should be at the forefront of any investment strategy and are committed to providing genuine outcome driven solutions to investors.

Fiera Capital


Fiera Capital Corporation is a global independent asset management firm with over $108 billion in AUM as at 31st March 2019. Fiera deliver customised multi-asset solutions across traditional and alternative asset classes to institutional, retail and private wealth clients across North America, Europe and key markets in Asia. Fiera strive to be at the forefront of investment-management science and we are passionate about creating sustainable wealth for clients.

Investec Asset Management


Investec Asset Management provides investment products and services to institutions, advisory clients and individuals. Our clients include pension funds, central banks, sovereign wealth funds, insurers, foundations, financial advisers and individual investors.

It all began in South Africa in 1991. We were a small start-up offering domestic strategies in an emerging market. Over two decades of growth later and we’re an international business managing over £109 billion1 for clients based all over the world.

We have a dedicated approach to managing all our local government relationships. The LGPS Client team are currently responsible for managing over £2.4 billion1 of both pension fund and treasury assets.

Our expertise
Equity | Fixed Income
Multi-Asset | Alternative

LaSalle Investment Management


LaSalle is one of the world’s leading real estate investment managers. With over 35 years of experience and US$60 billion* of assets under management, LaSalle is invested in both private real estate equity and debt, and publicly listed real estate securities. Our sole focus is real estate, offering our clients a unique focus and depth of experience in the asset class.

We have approximately 700 people in 24 offices across Europe, Asia and North America – with senior real estate and investment people who specialise in all major property types in all major markets. Our in-house teams cover all aspects of the real estate investment process: Strategy & Research, Fund and Portfolio Management, Acquisitions, Asset Management, Debt Investment, Global Indirect Investment, Client Accounting and Client Capital.

At LaSalle we deliver customised, innovative strategies to a broad range of investors including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and high net worth money managers. We measure our success in terms of both performance and client satisfaction, and enjoy one of the highest client retention rates in the industry.

MV Credit


MV Credit is an independently managed pan-European private credit specialist founded in 2000 with offices in Luxembourg and London.

The firm is differentiated by its experienced and independent team, with 18 years of investment experience across all credit cycles and an investment philosophy built on two core principles: rigorous credit analysis and active portfolio management. Over the years, MV Credit funds have invested more than €5 billion in close to 500 debt financing solutions and have delivered a consistent top quartile track record.

Natixis Investment Managers


Natixis Investment Managers serves financial professionals with more insightful ways to construct portfolios. Powered by the expertise of 24 specialised investment managers globally, we apply Active Thinking℠ to deliver proactive solutions that help clients pursue better outcomes in all markets. Natixis ranks among the world’s largest asset management firms1 ($917.1 billion AUM2).

Natixis Investment Managers includes all of the investment management and distribution entities affiliated with Natixis Distribution, L.P. and Natixis Investment Managers S.A. Services/products are not available to all investors in all jurisdictions.



Pantheon is a global private markets investor with a history dating back to 1982. The firm manages £32.4 billion1 for its global client base, including £3.9 billion for 31 LGPS clients2. Pantheon is committed to providing the highest level of investment performance and client service.

Pantheon is headquartered in London with international offices in New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Seoul, Bogota, Tokyo and Dublin3. The firm employs 80 investment professionals and a total of 277 staff worldwide.

We have an integrated global investment platform and manage private markets portfolios across Private Equity, Infrastructure, Real Assets and Credit, investing via primaries, secondaries and co-investments. We partner with our investors to construct optimally diversified and customised portfolios, and
provide access to a broad range of underlying investment opportunities.

Target Professional Services


Established in 1988, Target Professional Services is an industry leader in corporate and personal trace solutions for pension schemes, financial services, legal agencies, and individuals.

Our innovative services help reduce the liability of inaccurate records, help save time, and are always cost-effective. Whether you are an international corporation or an individual, we work with each client to develop a project that suits your needs. Target offers an encrypted service as standard.