Investment Fund Updates

2021 Pension Forum Presentation – Recording and Q&A

The Plan held its annual Pension Forum on May 5, 2021. The presentation included updates on the 2020 Board initiatives and projects, financial and membership statistics, and investment reviews for 2020 and the first quarter of 2021. The presentation was then followed by a question period. If you weren’t able to attend, you may view […]

Message from the UBC Faculty Pension Plan Board regarding the coronavirus pandemic

[Originally published on April 1, 2020] As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold and impact every aspect of our lives, the UBC Faculty Pension Plan (FPP) Board of Trustees would like to assure you that we are monitoring the crisis closely and have taken all the necessary steps to ensure the continuity of services that […]

The UBC FPP Fossil Fuel Free Equity and Bond Fund is now available

In the beginning of March, we notified members that the UBC Faculty Pension Plan has enhanced its investment options with the addition of a UBC FPP Fossil Fuel Free Equity and Bond Fund option. The option became available to members on April 1, 2020. The Plan’s seven investment options offer a variety of asset classes […]

Changes to Bonds – Balanced and Bond Funds

Changes to Bonds – Balanced and Bond Funds

The UBC Faculty Pension Plan (FPP) Board of Trustees recently approved two changes to the bond investment manager structure that affect both the UBC FPP Balanced Fund and the UBC FPP Bond Fund options. The following are the changes: The Real Return Bonds managed by BlackRock are being sold and these assets will be reinvested […]

Change in Global Equity Manager

As reported in the September newsletter, the UBC Faculty Pension Plan Board approved the termination of one of the two active global equity managers, JP Morgan, and the hiring of a new global equity manager, Arrowstreet Capital. The assets were transferred to Arrowstreet on October 27, 2017. The change was made because JP Morgan had […]