More investment strategies. One objective. Yours.
At Aberdeen Standard Investments we connect one of the world’s broadest ranges of investment capabilities with deeper insights and diverse perspectives. It’s what we call extraordinary connections, a more progressive way of investing that rests on three key principles:
- Team-based insight-sharing and decision-making can deliver better and more reliable investment outcomes.
- There’s no substitute for first-hand fundamental research.
- A strong focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations can enhance long-term returns and reduce risk.
With more than 1,000* investment professionals worldwide, our investment capabilities are genuinely global – spanning a broad range of markets, asset classes and strategies.
We combine our deep knowledge of local markets with the power of coordinated global oversight to drive better investment outcomes for you.
*Source: Aberdeen Standard Investments, 31 December 2019
Capability in focus
Emerging Market Debt
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Equity markets continue to offer significant growth and income potential to long-term investors, enabling them to share in the performance of both developed and emerging economies.
As leading active equity investors, we believe that fundamental company research drives performance. We focus our global resources on gaining deep understanding of individual companies and the sectors they operate in, building high-conviction portfolios that give investors direct access to our best ideas.See more about active equities
The Fixed Income Team at Aberdeen Standard Investments harnesses the full spectrum of fixed income markets, issuers, credit quality and both public and private and alternative credit. With over 180 fixed income specialists, our depth of knowledge and experience enables us to build a wealth of solutions – from semi-passive to highly active – to meet all investor objectives and requirements.See more about fixed income
Real estate has a robust track record of enhancing portfolio diversification and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns for investors.
We offer expertise across all principal real estate sectors – enabling our clients to target opportunities in their home market and globally.See more about real estate
Alternative investment strategies, such as hedge funds, may provide investors with valuable sources of potential return, powerful portfolio diversification and effective ways to manage downside risk.
Through our dedicated Alternative Investment Strategies capability, we seek to provide our clients with the most compelling opportunities that the asset class can offer to help meet their investment goals.See more about alternatives
We believe that persistent inefficiencies in capital markets present opportunities for risk-adjusted return. We look to harness this potential through our global quantitative investment capability.See more about quantitative investments
We have a long track record of managing private market strategies spanning real estate, private equity, infrastructure, real assets and private credit as well as having developed a number of innovative private markets solutions.
Today, we work closely with investors from large pension funds to private wealth clients to help them harness the potential of private markets to meet their specific investment goals.See more about private markets
Stewardship & ESG
We look to make the best possible investments for our clients by understanding the whole picture of our investments – before, during and after we invest. That includes understanding the environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities they present – and how these could affect longer-term performance.See more about stewardship and ESG
We’ve been helping insurers manage these challenges for almost 200 years. We provide access to a range of strategies and asset classes that target to help enhance the risk-adjusted return on a portfolio. Plus we provide a complete service to meet reporting and fiduciary requirements, including complete investment outsourcing where required.See more about insurance
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Global Investment Strategy: Outlook 2019