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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 £575.7bn* of assets, making it the largest active manager in the UK and the second largest in Europe. It has a significant global presence and the scale and expertise to help clients meet their investment goals.

*As at 31/12/17



A New Dawn for Asian markets

It is 30 years since the launch of the Aberdeen New Dawn Investment Trust PLC. Asia is both the same as, and fundamentally different from 1989. It is still home to fast-growing economies, an emergent middle class and innovative companies. However, there are important differences, with far greater discipline among governments and the corporate sector, stronger governance and a professionalisation of financial markets. Lessons have been learnt to drive sustained growth in future.


Commercial property: A new phase in the cycle

Jason Baggaley, Fund Manager at Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust Limited, explores the staying power of commercial property and why an active approach is the best way to negotiate external challenges.


Featured Aberdeen Standard Investment Trusts

Murray International Trust PLC (LSE:MYI)

The trust aims to achieve a total return greater than its benchmark by investing predominantly in equities worldwide.


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