Smart(er) Beta.

Aberdeen Standard Investments’ approach

Add the power of active to the efficiency of passive with SMARTER Beta™ exclusively from Aberdeen Standard Investments. Managed by a highly experienced team and with ESG embedded in our approach, we target multiple factor premia, aiming to help you enhance return and reduce risk - reliably, robustly and responsibly.


RIPE factors in focus

RIPE factors is an acrostic for the Robust, Intuitive, Persistent and Empirical prerequisites for inclusion as a risk premia factor.

ESG integration

It is important to note that we have deliberately excluded environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors as a risk premium.

Spectrum of indices

Our investment strategies follow a broad range of SMARTER Beta™ equity indices*.

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