News in brief - 25 February 2022

Intellica has launched a pensions dashboards readiness solution.

Intellica’s new data audit system, which has been developed using its data solution Pyxis as the basis, is called PyxisPD and aims to provide “targeted, powerful and automated data analysis specific to pensions dashboards”. Intellica said that its PyxisPD solution included data validation checks to identify data gaps as well as an in-built function to determine which members are in or out scope for pensions dashboards.

M&G has raised £155m in the first close of its second Specialty Finance Fund.

M&G announced the first close of its second Speciality Finance Fund with £155m from the Prudential With-Profits Fund and a Nordic pension fund. The fund is targeting a final close of around £750m and is designed for institutional investors seeking high single-digit returns. It primarily invests in portfolios of performing residential mortgage and consumer loans from across OECD countries, with a bias towards Europe.

Schroders has launched sustainable European equity, digital infrastructure and sustainable bond strategies within its UK fund range.

Schroders announced the expansion of its sustainability offering with three new specialist funds, giving UK clients access to investment opportunities in sustainable European companies, digital infrastructure and sustainable fixed income opportunities. The firm has received regulatory and unitholder approval to repurpose its existing European Alpha Income, Global Cities Income and Absolute Return Bonds funds into the new strategies.

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