Standard Life Aberdeen plc is one of the world’s largest investment companies, created in 2017 from the merger of Standard Life plc and Aberdeen Asset Management PLC.
Operating under the brand Aberdeen Standard Investments, the investment arm manages £557.1bn, €629.9bn, $735.5bn* of assets, making it the largest active manager in the UK and one of the largest in Europe. It has a significant global presence and the scale and expertise to help clients meet their investment goals.
As a leading global asset manager, Aberdeen Standard Investments is dedicated to creating long-term value for our clients. The investment needs of our clients are at the heart of what we do. We offer a comprehensive range of investment solutions, as well as the very highest level of service and support.
*as at 30 Jun 2018
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Aberdeen Standard Investments: A guide to investing for income
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Aberdeen Standard Investments: How can we improve our investment decision making?
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Aberdeen Standard Investments: A guide to equities
Apr 29, 2019
A guide to equities is written in simple, jargon-free language. We're careful to explain both the potential downsides and upsides of investing. This guide gives an introduction to ordinary company shares and highlights the different ways to invest in equities, including a run-down of the types of equity fund that investors may encounter. more...
Aberdeen Standard Investments: The Rise of Impact Investing
Mar 18, 2019
Attempts to reduce the harmful impact of human existence on the environment are not new. The environmental or ecology movement has its roots in the 19th century. But it is only relatively recently that the political and social mainstream has paid it more attention. The fact that the majority of organisations embed environmental, and social governance (ESG) in their business processes, underlines the importance the subject has assumed in recent years. more...
Aberdeen Standard Investments: Guides to put in front of your clients
Mar 18, 2019
Each guide is written in simple, jargon-free language. We’re careful to explain both the potential downsides and upsides of investing. And because they’ve been fully reviewed by our compliance teams, you can put each guide in front of your clients with complete confidence. more...