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Abrdn shareholders OK interactive investor deal

Edinburgh-based investment giant Abrdn announced on Tuesday afternoon that 80% of its shareholders approved the resolution put to its General Meeting to acquire Manchester-based investment…


Abrdn and XPS to launch pensions master trust

XPS Pensions Group plc, the pensions actuarial, consulting and administration business, said it has entered a strategic alliance with Edinburgh-based investment giant Abrdn plc to…


















Abrdn UK Smaller Companies Growth Trust up 30%

The £800 million Abrdn UK Smaller Companies Growth Trust plc and Baillie Gifford’s £1 billion Scottish American Investment Company plc were among the best performing investment trusts of…


Abrdn hires ex-FCA boss Bradley as director

Edinburgh-based investment giant Abrdn said on Friday it will appoint former Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) boss Catherine Bradley as a non-executive director and a member of…


Abrdn logistics fund buys €227m Madrid warehouses

Abrdn’s Aberdeen Standard European Logistics Income plc (ASLI) announced the acquisition of a portfolio of newly constructed last-mile logistics warehouses “with excellent sustainability credentials” located at…



Abrdn joins Emerging Markets Alliance for ESG

Edinburgh-based investment giant Abrdn said on Monday it has joined the ESG advocacy network the Emerging Markets Investors Alliance (EMIA). Abrdn is the newest major asset…


Abrdn to buy Interactive Investor for £1.49bn

Edinburgh-based investment giant Abrdn announced plans on Thursday to acquire Manchester-based investment platform Interactive Investor for £1.49 billion in cash. Interactive Investor is a subscription-based platform within…


Abrdn launches EM sustainable corporate bond fund

Edinburgh-based asset management giant Abrdn has announced the launch of its Emerging Markets Sustainable Development Corporate Bond Fund, which “aims to address environmental and social…



Abrdn fund invests £100m in Chinese stocks

By Mark McSherry The Abrdn China Investment Company Limited said it has invested over £100 million in Chinese stocks since it completed a scheme of reconstruction…









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

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






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

Mark McSherry 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…



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…





CISI Scotland appoints co-presidents

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) announced that Jonathan Gibson and Shaid Moughal are the new co-presidents for the CISI Scotland committee. They…