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Investment Strategies

How investment decisions are made

The team behind USSIM’s asset allocation decisions

USSIM is the principal investment manager and adviser to the trustee - delivering the majority of the investment mandates through its in-house team and the balance through carefully chosen external managers. USSIM has an Asset Allocation Committee (AAC), which makes the strategic asset allocation decisions of the scheme’s defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) section investment portfolios. There is also a core team – Investment Strategy & Advice (ISA), which is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the scheme’s DB and DC investment portfolios.

What we invest in

The AAC determines the appropriate mix of asset classes into which USSIM should invest across a broad range of assets. These include:

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