Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd (USS)

Company description

The Universities Superannuation Scheme is a pension scheme in the United Kingdom with over £38 bn under management. Its members include academic and academic-related staff  in many United Kingdom universities, mainly those that were universities prior to 1992.

 It is the second largest pension scheme in the UK by fund size. The headquarters of Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited (USS) is based in Liverpool.

Company details

60 Threadneedle Street

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Company updates

  • August 14, 2019

    Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) invests GBP100mn in Next Energy Solar Fund

    The investment vehicle owned by Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has made an investment in NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF), an energy fund managed by NextEnergy Capital.  The...

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  • April 10, 2018

    Shareholders invest US$1.3 billion in Globalvia

    Globalvia has announced that current shareholders OPTrust, PGGM and USS have collectively invested EUR1.0 billion (US$1.27 billion) in the company. Globalvia pl...

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  • September 13, 2017

    Globalvia goes to court for the Sóller Tunnel concession

    Globalvia has decided to take legal actions to get a compensation for the Sóller Tunnel concession cancellation.

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  • July 31, 2017

    Borealis and USS acquire stake in Thames Water

    Borealis Infrastructure, the infrastructure investment manager of OMERS, the pension plan for municipal workers in Ontario, Canada, has announced the purchase of an additional 5.5% interest in Kemble...

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  • April 25, 2017

    Macquarie acquires Green Investment Bank for £2.3bn

    A Macquarie-led consortium, comprising Macquarie Group Limited, Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5) and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), has agreed to acquire the UK Green Invest...

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  • November 16, 2016

    Antin Infrastructure Partners sells crematorium business to USS and OTTP

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and Universities Superannuation Scheme today announced the acquisition of Westerleigh Group, the UK crematoria developer and operator, from Antin Infrastructure Partners...

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  • July 14, 2016

    Globalvia submits bid to acquire Itinere

    Globalvia, the Spanish PPP operator controlled by OPTrust, PGGM and USS, has submitted a bid to acquire a majority interest in Itínere, a Spanish operator of toll...

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  • March 23, 2016

    FCC and Bankia complete sale of Globalvia

    FCC and Bankia have executed the sale of 100% of the infrastructure development company Globalvia to pension funds USS, OPTrust and PGGM. The agreement, between...

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  • October 29, 2015

    Bankia and FCC sell Globalvia to USS, OPTrust and PGGM

    FCC and Bankia have signed an agreement to sell 100% of the shares of Globalvia to the funds USS, OPTrust and PGGM, which are exercising their preferential purchase right.

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  • October 16, 2015

    USS invests in UK motorway service stations

    Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd (USS) has reached two separate definitive agreements to acquire 100% interest in the Moto Group, the largest motorway service station operator in the UK.

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