Aberdeen Standard Investments
Aberdeen Standard Investments is a leading global asset manager dedicated to creating long-term value for clients. To achieve this, we offer a comprehensive range of investment capabilities, as well as the highest levels of service.
Overall, we manage worldwide assets worth £583 billion* on behalf of clients in 80 countries. In managing these assets, we employ over 1,000 investment professionals and provide client support from 50 client relationship offices globally.
The Aberdeen Standard Investments brand was created in connection with the merger of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC and Standard Life Plc on 14 August 2017 to form Standard Life Aberdeen plc.
AJ Bell (AJB)
AJ Bell is one of the UK’s largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services. With more than 230,000 customers and assets under administration exceeding £52 billion, we succeed by providing award-winning investment products, backed up with excellent service and online functionality at a low cost.
Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust (EWI)
Baillie Gifford’s sole business is investment management. Since the company was founded in 1908 it has been a partnership. Today it is owned by 43 partners all of whom work in the business.
We believe that the best investment ideas spring from thinking about future possibilities, not short-term probabilities. We set no barriers to the imagination of our investors, encouraging fresh perspectives and the use of diverse sources of information.
We currently manage or advise some £173bn on behalf of clients worldwide. Whilst we are predominantly an institutional manager (circa 90% of FUM), we offer an extensive range of investment trusts and open ended funds to UK wealth managers and intermediaries.
Henderson EuroTrust (HNE)
Henderson EuroTrust is managed by Janus Henderson Investors who have been running investment trusts since 1934 – in fact it’s our oldest business. The Trust has been managed by Tim Stevenson since 1992 and seeks to provide a superior total return from a portfolio of high quality European investments, which excludes the UK.
The Brunner Investment Trust
The Brunner Investment Trust is not restricted to any one country or sector and has been investing for the long term since 1927. We invest in companies all over the world, seeking out the best opportunities for growth and reliable dividends. Our global approach has enabled Brunner to pay rising dividends to our shareholders for 45 consecutive years. Brunner is run by an independent board of directors and the investment portfolio is managed by Allianz Global Investors, part of one of the world’s foremost financial services providers. Together, we aim to provide Brunner investors with an efficient, competitive and cost-effective way to invest globally.