2016/17 Pension Fund Investment Data (including shareholdings) as Excel File

Mika Minio-Paluello made this Freedom of Information request to City of Edinburgh Council

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Mika Minio-Paluello

Dear City of Edinburgh Council,

Please provide the sum total of pension fund investments, and full details of what the Council Pension Fund currently invests in, including the full name and amounts of each share-holding, fund, bond, institution or investment held, by asset class/ category, and provided in Microsoft excel format for the 2016/17 financial year.

Please send us the breakdown of information in a .xls file, not a link to the pension fund annual report.

Yours faithfully,

Mika Minio-Paluello

City of Edinburgh Council

Mr Mika Minio-Paluello

Date: 29/08/2017

Our ref: 16079

Dear Mr Minio-Paluello

Acknowledgement of Request

Subject: 2016/17 Pension Fund Investment Data (including shareholdings) as Excel File

Thank you for your request for information received on 28/08/2017. In your request you asked for the sum total of pension fund investments, and full details of what the Council Pension Fund currently invests in, including the full name and amounts of each share-holding, fund, bond, institution or investment held, by asset class/ category, and provided in Microsoft excel format for the 2016/17 financial year.

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Yours sincerely,

Information Governance Unit
Level 2:1, Waverley Court, Edinburgh EH8 8BG Tel 0131 200 2340
[Edinburgh City Council request email] www.edinburgh.gov.uk

City of Edinburgh Council

Mr Mika Minio-Paluello

[FOI #427204 email]

Date: 20/09/2017

Our ref: 16079

Dear Mr Minio-Paluello

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Request for Information – Information otherwise accessible.

Subject: 2016/17 Pension Fund Investment Data (including shareholdings) as Excel File

Thank you for your request for information 28/08/2017 where you asked the following:

Please provide the sum total of pension fund investments, and full details of what the Council Pension Fund currently invests in, including the full name and amounts of each share-holding, fund, bond, institution or investment held, by asset class/ category, and provided in Microsoft excel format for the 2016/17 financial year.

Please send us the breakdown of information in an XLS file, not a link to the pension fund annual report.

Your request has been processed under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. The investment team has confirmed that the information on our website is for 2016/17 and covers the information requested. Please see the link below:

http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/lpf1/downloa...

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Clayton Pratt
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Information Governance Unit
Level 2:1, Waverley Court, Edinburgh EH8 8BG Tel 0131 200 2340
[Edinburgh City Council request email] www.edinburgh.gov.uk