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Greater Manchester Pension Fund

The Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) is the pension scheme for the ten local authorities in Greater Manchester and a host of other affiliated bodies, such as schools, colleges and charities. GMPF is the largest fund in the Local Government Pension Scheme and is part of the Northern LGPS pool.

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Performance (%, 1YR)


Chief Executive

Gerald Cooney


Gerald Cooney

Asset allocation
Asset allocation target not actual

46.3% Public Equity

24.2% Bonds/Cash

10% Property

19.5% Alternative Investments related articles
Investment Think Tanks

LSE fiduciary investor think tank

Investors were challenged to think differently about their portfolios by the latest academic thinking from the London School of Economics at a one-day investment roundtable in London last week.   Chief investment officers from UK and European public and corporate pension funds convened at the London School of Economics for a highly interactive one-day investment […]
Real Estate

Pension funds and social housing: a perfect match?

Pension funds and social housing: it looks like a perfect match as schemes in the United Kingdom seek long-term, index-linked cash flows and housing associations, the not-for-profit providers of this type of affordable housing for low income households, hunt the long-term finance they can’t access via banks. Broad residential housing represents just 1 per cent […]

Will infrastructure ever find wings?

It’s difficult to ignore the clamour around infrastructure investment, the asset class of the moment. Lloyds TSB and the London Pensions Fund Authority recently joined founder members of the Pensions Infrastructure Platform, PIP, a government initiative to encourage pension funds to invest more in infrastructure. The Universities Superannuation Pension Scheme, USS, just increased its allocation […]
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