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Aberdeen Standard in $500m AIIB Asia fund win

Edinburgh-based investment giant Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) said on Friday it has forged a strategic partnership with Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The partnership…

























Aberdeen Standard makes China breakthrough

Scottish asset management giant Aberdeen Standard Investments announced that its wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE), Aberdeen Asset Management (Shanghai), secured registration as a private securities investment fund manager…






Stan Life votes against PwC as Vodafone auditor

Edinburgh-based Standard Life Investments said it voted its clients’ 465 million shares in Vodafone against Vodafone’s resolution to reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as Vodafone’s auditors and against…











Struthers joins Stan Life as head of investments

Edinburgh-based fund management giant Standard Life Investments said it appointed Archie Struthers to the role of head of investments. Struthers will join Standard Life Investments — which manages…


Stan Life urges Gilbert to get better offer for Sky

Edinburgh-based fund manager Standard Life Investments argued on Monday that Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is not offering enough for British pay-TV firm Sky Plc and questioned the independence of…


Stan Life risk-based MyFolio funds reach £10bn

Edinburgh-based asset management giant Standard Life Investments (SLI) said its MyFolio range of funds — which enables investors to choose their preferred level of investment risk — reached…


Regulator ‘reservations’ on Stan Life India deal

Edinburgh-based insurance and investment giant Standard Life said India’s insurance watchdog had “expressed reservations” about accepting the current terms for the purchase of Max Life Insurance by Standard Life’s Indian joint…


Stan Life Investments: Trump brings ‘uncertainty’

Edinburgh-based asset management giant Standard Life Investments (SLI) has told clients that Donald Trump’s US presidential election victory introduces “significant uncertainty to the outlook for government…


Stan Life leads vote against Sports Direct board

More than half of the independent shareholders of controversial retailer Sports Direct voted against re-electing Keith Hellawell as chairman at a stormy annual general meeting. Edinburgh-based fund…


Stan Life strengthens social investing team

Edinburgh-based Standard Life Investments has strengthened its Environmental, Social and Corporate (ESG) team with the hiring of Marc Brammer and Sophie Rahm as responsible investment analysts….


Stan Life down 13% amid property fund worries

Shares of Edinburgh-based Standard Life have fallen about 13% so far this week after its fund management business Standard Life Investments suspended trading in its £2.9 billion UK Real Estate Fund…


Stan Life fund buys Glasgow Art School halls

Standard Life Investments’ Long Lease Fund has paid £17.4 million for Blythswood House, a student accommodation development leased to Glasgow School of Art for 25 years. Blythswood House at 200…


Big changes at Stan Life real estate funds

Edinburgh-based Standard Life Investments, one of Europe’s largest real estate investors managing about £18.2 billion of real estate-related assets, has announced some big changes to its…


Stan Life Investments in strategic China move

Edinburgh-based Standard Life Investments’ Hong Kong business has established a strategic relationship with leading Chinese asset manager Bosera Asset Management. The two fund managers have announced the launch of…



Stan Life AGM outside of Scotland for first time

Edinburgh-based investment, pensions and insurance group Standard Life is to hold its annual general meeting outside of Scotland for the first time in its history. This year’s Standard…