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.
Four-part Big Question special
How to avoid a repeat of 2008
Phil Barker to retire
Spent three years at Aberdeen Standard
Investment process will use machines
Slow progress in improving diversity
SLA commits to improving fund performance as outflows rise; Co-CEO relationship 'exceeding expectations'
Accelerating share buy back programme
Eight index series
Investment legend remembered ten years since his death
Revisiting the top manager departures and arrivals
Competition with passives
Appointed last year
Barry O'Dwyer and Campbell Fleming, both senior figures at Standard Life Aberdeen, are to become non-executive directors of Phoenix Group.
Managers who have 'seen it all'
Creating UK's fifth-largest bank
The increase of M&A activity in the UK year to date is dramatic with take-outs announced across the market by size in a variety of sectors.
Tournament takes place in Russia
619 funds breached KIIDs rules
Last Friday saw a number of China's A-shares included in MSCI's global and regional indices for the first time, writes Martin Gilbert, co-chief executive of Aberdeen Standard Investments.
Ahead of ceremony in November
Previously managed by Standard Life Aberdeen
35 years on