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.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 £525.7bn of assets (as at 30 June 2019), 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.
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.
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) is one of Europe’s largest asset managers and a major global investor, with total assets under management of £1.1 trillion*. We work with a wide range of global clients, including pension schemes, sovereign wealth funds, fund distributors, retail investors and direct investors. Throughout the past 45 years we have built our business through understanding what matters most to our clients and transforming this insight into valuable, accessible investment products and solutions. We provide investment expertise across the full spectrum of asset classes including fixed income, equities, multi-asset, real assets and cash. Our capabilities range from index-tracking, active and exchange-traded strategies to liquidity management and liability-driven risk management solutions. * Source: LGIM internal data as at 30 June 2019. The AUM disclosed aggregates the assets managed by LGIM in the UK, LGIMA in the US and LGIM Asia in Hong Kong. The AUM includes the value of securities and derivatives positions.
Natixis Investment Managers serves financial professionals with more insightful ways to construct portfolios. Powered by the expertise of more than 20 specialised investment managers globally, we apply Active Thinking® to deliver proactive solutions that help clients pursue better outcomes in all markets. Natixis ranks among the world’s largest asset management firms1 (£737bn AUM2).Our worldwide network of offices provides local expertise within key markets in the Americas, Asia and Europe. Each serves as a conduit to a diverse range of investment solutions from more than 20 affiliated investment managers around the globe.Natixis Investment Managers includes all of the investment management and distribution entities affiliated with Natixis Distribution, L.P. and Natixis Investment Managers S.A. Services/products are not available to all investors in all jurisdictions.
1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2018 ranked Natixis Investment Managers as the 16th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2017.
2 Net asset value as of March 31, 2019. Assets under management ("AUM"), as reported, may include notional assets, assets serviced, gross assets and other types of non-regulatory AUM.
RWC Partners is an independent asset manager, founded in 2000 and head quartered in London with 151 employees globally. Our nine independent investment teams currently manage over $14bn on behalf of institutional and wholesale investors across the world. We specialise in providing strategies that enable our clients to invest in developed and emerging market equities, convertible bonds and income solutions that help them meet their long-term financial needs.RWC Partners is a stable, forward-thinking organisation that embraces responsible autonomy, freedom, integrity and alignment of interests. We believe that in order to deliver the results our clients expect we must continuously invest in our people, our approach to investing and our infrastructure.
Man GLG offers a diverse range of discretionary alternative and long-only investment strategies across equities, credit, fixed income and multi-asset approaches. Man GLG’s investment teams are encouraged to think independently, while sharing and debating ideas, unconstrained by a house view. MAN GLG seeks to recruit and nurture talented investors with rigorous, repeatable investment processes and a history of creating value for clients. They are supported by Man Group’s robust infrastructure, as well as advanced technology and deep fundamental research to ensure that fund managers can focus on seeking to generate attractive risk-adjusted performance for clients. As a discretionary investment manager, Man GLG also employs the latest quantitative techniques and technology as part of its fundamental investment and efficient execution processes, leveraging Man Group’s broader expertise. Man GLG collaborates with the other investment teams across Man Group, as well as conducting its own proprietary research. Founded in 1995 and becoming part of Man Group in 2010, Man GLG’s funds under management were $30.8bn at 30 Sept 2019. (Logo’s attached)
PGIM, a trading name of the investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (PFI), ranks among the top 10 largest asset managers in the world with more than $1 trillion in AUM*. Our experienced investment managers work autonomously within each business, with specialized expertise across public equities, public and private fixed income, commercial mortgages and real estate. PGIM works with clients worldwide to help them achieve a wide range of investment objectives. For more information, visit www.pgim.com. *Pensions & Investments’ Top Money Managers list, 5/28/18; based on PFI total worldwide assets under management as of 12/31/17. In the United Kingdom and various other European jurisdictions information is issued by PGIM Limited, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. PGIM Limited registered office: Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5HR. Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc, which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.
Sanlam Investments brings distinctive asset management expertise across a range of active strategies encompassing traditional and alternative asset classes. Established in 2006 by four founders and originally called FOUR Capital Partners, the Sanlam group acquired a 29.9% stake in 2009, which has since grown to over 95%. Our experience in managing investments includes a suite of UCITS funds and segregated accounts. The original founders were established fund managers and our sole focus has always been on asset management.
Sanlam was established as a life insurance company in 1918. It is headquartered in Cape Town with offices throughout South Africa and business interests worldwide.