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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Global Outlook is a monthly publication which includes a series of articles that examine investment trends and developments in each of the major asset classes, rotating between macro, country and sector or company-specific insights.
Aberdeen Standard Investments: Emerging markets in the time of novel coronavirus
Mar 31, 2020
When COVID-19 (coronavirus) first made headlines, in China, then worldwide, global market reactions were complacent. It was perceived as a primarily Chinese issue, reminiscent of the SARS outbreak of the early 2000s. Expectations were for a brief selloff, which would last only until the number of new cases retreated. more...
Aberdeen Standard Investments: Coronavirus – where from here?
Mar 19, 2020
Coronavirus - where have we got to, and how do we see the economic and market landscape from here? After a turbulent few weeks in markets, Richard Dunbar talks to Katy Forbes, Head of Absolute Return in our Multi-Asset Team and Jeremy Lawson, our Chief Economist and Head of the ASI Research Institute. more...
Why have European equities performed so well in 2019?
Mar 5, 2020
Prospects for European equities in 2020 are looking increasingly positive. For much of 2019, European equities were an unloved asset class, shunned by investors. At first sight, this was understandable – the region is growing only slowly, wracked by political tensions and wrestling with headwinds in vital sectors such as the German car industry. Discover how the ASI Europe ex UK Equity Fund uses global resources, analysis and a 16-strong team with experience across market cycles to identify the exceptional European companies that can offer a smart combination of upside capture and downside protection. more...
Aberdeen Standard Investments: A guide to investing for income
Nov 27, 2019
Having an income is a priority for many investors in both their working lives and in retirement. more...
Aberdeen Standard Investments: How can we improve our investment decision making?
May 30, 2019
How can we improve our investment decision making? more...