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  • Pluto Finance to accelerate lending to SME builders of new UK residential homes following strategic investment from Universities Superannuation Scheme

    Pluto Finance, a leading specialist property lender providing finance to small and medium-sized housebuilders, is pleased to announce a substantial strategic investment by the Universities Superannuation Scheme (“USS”), the UK’s largest private pension scheme with over £80bn assets under management.

  • The 2020 valuation

    The contributions members and employers pay into USS, and the way future retirement benefits are built up, are both set to change.

  • 2020 valuation update (31 August 2021)

    After six months of extended negotiations, USS’s Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) has now determined how the funding challenges facing the scheme should be addressed. This comes almost two years after we first committed to holding a 2020 valuation.

  • USS announces new Trustee Board appointment

    Marian Elliott will join USSL’s Trustee Board as an independent non-executive director on 1 September 2021.

  • USS publishes Report and Accounts covering 'an extraordinary year'

    Universities Superannuation Scheme has published its annual Report and Accounts, covering the financial year to 31 March 2021.

  • USS Investment Management announces new Head of Asset-backed Securities

    USS Investment Management, the wholly-owned investment management arm of the Universities Superannuation Scheme, has announced that Janet Oram has been appointed to the new role of Head of Asset-backed Securities (“ABS”). She joins USS from BlackRock where she was Managing Director and Head of European ABS.

  • Resignation of Board Director - Ian Maybury

    USS Limited, the Trustee of the Universities Superannuation Scheme, reports that Ian Maybury has given notice to resign from his post as a Board Director.

  • USS has released its first Stewardship Code report

    USS has released its first Stewardship Code report, which describes how we implement our commitments to the UK Stewardship Code and summarise our responsible investment activities and outcomes across all of our asset classes, with a particular focus on the financial year 2020-2021.

  • USS invests £200m for 50% stake in 4000 MV Spanish solar energy platform Bruc Energy

    USS has taken a 50% stake in Bruc Energy, a Spain and Portugal renewables-focussed investment vehicle created by Canadian pension fund OPTrust and the Spanish businessman, Juan Béjar.

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