Aberdeen AM and Standard Life combined
Edinburgh-based Aberdeen Standard Investments is a global asset manager specialising in equities, fixed income, property and alternatives. It offers a range of investment capabilities on behalf of clients in 80 countries, employing more than 1,000 investment professionals with 50 offices and investment centres in 24 locations. Aberdeen Standard Investments was created by the merger of Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life on 14 August 2017. As of 31 December 2018, the company claims to have €648.5bn in invested assets. It recently made its first foray into the smart beta world with the introduction of proprietary SMARTER Beta multifactor equity indices.
Deals that fell apart
China opening up amid slowdown
Financial services look to set up offices away from the UK
As 2019 gets underway, the macro environment is worsening.
First fully digital insurer
Joint venture planned
Will report to Mark Bunney
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Focusing on small-cap equities
Led by Aberdeen Standard Investments
Raft of resignations following draft deal
Also adopting more concentrated portfolio
Aymeric Forest to take multi-asset head role in February 2019
Avoiding freezing of US-China ties
Joining Shanghai and Hong Kong offices
Global and Asia funds among list
Lesley Duncan on how far ESG investment has come
A litany of problems on Capitol Hill
Fundraise target of £200m
Shinzo Abe's landslide victory in last year's presidential election leaves him in an unprecedented position of power and likely to become the longest-serving Japanese premier ever.
Launching fund end of 2018
Four-part Big Question special
How to avoid a repeat of 2008
Phil Barker to retire