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Gilbert’s AssetCo hires ex-abrdn exec as CEO

Martin Gilbert’s fast-growing investment firm AssetCo plc has announced that former Standard Life Aberdeen executive Campbell Fleming will join its board of directors and take…


abrdn has highest % of women fund managers

Edinburgh investment management giant abrdn has the highest percentage of women as fund managers amongst major global asset management companies with 100 managers or more….


Ex-abrdn platforms boss Tiller joins Quilter

Wealth management firm Quilter plc announced the appointment of David Tiller as its commercial and propositions director as it continues the development and growth of…


Abrdn bond team poached by American Century

American Century Investments, the $245 billion investment manager, has hired the portfolio management team responsible for Aberdeen Standard Investments’ total return bond strategy. The team…






abrdn keeps big China bets despite crackdown

Aberdeen Standard Investments’ veteran Asia chairman Hugh Young told Bloomberg in an interview the Edinburgh-based asset management giant is sticking with its big China investments…



abrdn: wild west crypto long way from mainstream

A top executive at Edinburgh-based investment giant Aberdeen Standard Investments said cryptocurrency is still the “wild west” in terms of regulation and consumer protection and “still feels…



Abrdn board changes as Grove becomes director

Edinburgh-based investment giant abrdn announced that former State Street executive Hannah Grove will be appointed a non-executive director of the asset management group on September…







Abrdn appoints London-based CEO of wealth unit

Edinburgh-based Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) — currently changing its name to Abrdn — has announced the appointment of Caroline Connellan as chief executive officer of Personal…






Scottish Mortgage retains top spot; shares up 13%

Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust once again retained its title as the most-popular investment trust among Interactive Investor customers in May, despite the fund’s high-flying share price…




Phoenix Group makes board changes

Closed life and pension fund consolidator Phoenix Group Holdings plc, owner of the “old” Standard Life Assurance, announced the appointment of entrepreneur Maggie Semple as an…


Interactive Investor hires Santander’s Arshad

Abrdn-owned investment platform Interactive Investor said it has hired Santander executive Saj Arshad as Chief Commercial Officer. “Saj brings a strong track record of driving business…











Schroders assets rise 10% to record £731bn

London-based asset manager Schroders plc said on Thursday its 2021 profit before tax rose 25% to £764.1 million and its assets under management (AUM) increased by 10% to…





Cumming among three big Newton Investment hires

Newton Investment Management, part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, announced it hired veteran Scottish fund manager David Cumming and Abrdn portfolio manager Georgina Cooper for its…






Swiss Re exits Phoenix with £440m share sale

Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has sold its remaining 6.6% shareholding in closed life and pension fund consolidator Phoenix Group Holdings by selling 66,199,917 ordinary shares…