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  • Dr Daniel Summerfield

    You can contact Dan on 020 7972 6398. Email:

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Latest news

  • USS: pension contributions will need to rise sharply if existing benefits are to be maintained

    The Trustee of USS, the UK’s largest private pension fund, has today published an update report that explains the funding challenges facing the scheme.

  • USS Investment Management announces new Head of Strategic Equities

    USS Investment Management, the wholly-owned investment management arm of the Universities Superannuation Scheme, has announced that Innes McKeand has been appointed to the new role of Head of Strategic Equities. He joins from Australian Super where he was Head of Equities and is expected to join at the end of March 2021.

  • USS announces Trustee Board changes

    Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited (“USSL”) – the Trustee of the UK’s largest private pension scheme by way of assets – today announces a number of Board changes including a new Trustee Board director and the imminent departure of two directors who are rotating off.

Views from USS

  • The difference between our expected investment returns and our prudent assumptions

    We are currently holding a full valuation to investigate if and how we can expect to have enough money to pay the benefits promised to our members over the coming decades. To the extent that we plan to rely on investment returns to pay our members’ benefits, the process involves trying to predict how financial markets might perform over time.

  • Update on some exciting new changes to the Investment Builder

    The ability to innovate is one of the key benefits of an internal team and we take this seriously as we strive to create the best possible products for our members.

  • USS Investment Management Update - February 2021

    Changes made to the our asset allocation before, and during the pandemic, made a positive impact on performance as we continued to build on our liability-matching capability.

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