"The epic story of Ulysses tying himself to the mast to resist the call of the sirens demonstrates the length of the history of attempts to construct devices and institutions to combat our instinctive short-termism."
Investment Pulse: Is consolidation in the asset management industry more damaging than initially thought?
IW readers give their views
Asset managers need to rebuild trust
'All-in-fees'; fund governance
Recently announced merger with Aberdeen
Aberdeen economist shares their view
McGhee joins from banking trade body
Has already received approval in other nations
Replaces Ian Wilkins
Board changes, staffing and branding
Aberdeen outflows slow as Standard Life merger looms; Groups agree £35m retention bonus pot for star managers - report
'Improving sentiment towards EMs'
Aberdeen's Gilbert: Why liquidity risk - tailored effectively - is something that should be explored
Search for income like looking for a needle in a haystack
Expect political volatility
More risks in UK than Europe
Gilbert and Skeoch to have distinct roles
Aberdeen also investing £10m in trust
Trust reports full year results
Pressure on active asset managers
Merger creates firm with AUM of £660bn
It was perhaps obvious that news of the recommended merger between Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life would spark a wave of anxiety about more job losses.
The implications of Aberdeen/Standard Life merger
Response to FCA Asset Management Market Study
Update: Aberdeen proposes discount control mechanism on Diversified Income & Growth trust post merger
Merged with BlackRock trust after strategic review