Australia urged to increase access to paternity leave to boost female workforce participation and economic growth

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Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has urged Australian policy makers to increase paternity leave entitlements and reform tax for family second earners to increase the labour force participation of women and strengthen the performance of the Australian economy. The call was made by the Aberdeen Standard Investments Research Institute (ASIRI) following the release of a research

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Aberdeen Standard Investments appoints René Buehlmann as CEO of Asia Pacific

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Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has appointed René Buehlmann as CEO of its Asia Pacific business, effective 1 March 2021. René succeeds Hugh Young, who will take on a new role as Chairman Asia. The appointments broaden the global talent on Standard Life Aberdeen’s senior leadership team and will support the company’s ambitious growth agenda. René

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Aberdeen Standard Investments comments on Retirement Income Review

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Aberdeen Standard Investments Australia Managing Director Brett Jollie welcomed the Retirement Income Review findings and its acknowledgement that insufficient attention had been given to retirement income. “As Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has said consistently, Australia has a gaping retirement income system gap. Up until now the solutions have been piecemeal. And it is fair to say

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Aberdeen Standard Investments promotes Australian equities team

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Leading global asset manager Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has promoted two members of its successful Australian equities portfolio management team. ASI has appointed Natalie Tam to Deputy Head of Australian Equities, and Camille Simeon to Investment Director, recognising their deep experience in markets and positive contribution to the performance of the Australian equities portfolio management

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Aberdeen Standard Investments adds new financial planning firms to growing SMA service

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Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has signed two more financial planning firms to its separately managed account (SMA) service, as it continues to rapidly grow its presence in the market. Queensland-based financial planning licensee Futuro Financial Services and WA-based advice firm Profusion Planning are the latest to have joined ASI’s SMA Service, which manages 18 multi-asset,

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Aberdeen Standard Investments launches Global Small-Cap Fund in Australia

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Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has launched the Aberdeen Standard Global Smaller Companies Fund (the “Fund”) in Australia. The Fund provides investors and financial advisers with access to a high-conviction, professionally managed portfolio of quality global smaller company investment opportunities. “We are delighted to be making our Global Smaller Companies strategy available in Australia,” said Brett

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Aberdeen Standard Investments strengthens Australian institutional sales team

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Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has strengthened its Australian distribution team with the appointment of Vishal Sharma as Institutional Director for Australia and New Zealand, based in Sydney. Vishal will build and broaden ASI’s relationships with key institutional investors in Australia and New Zealand, including superannuation funds and insurance companies, and help deliver tailored solutions to

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Aberdeen Standard Investments partners with HUB24, provides comprehensive digital client engagement tools

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Global asset manager Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) is partnering with HUB24 to empower the investment and superannuation platform with comprehensive digital client engagement tools to deliver significantly improved investment and retirement income solutions for Australians. Called ‘bionic’ advice because of the way individual client and financial planner input is married with the outcomes from analytical

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Aberdeen Standard Investments appoints head of Australian Fixed Income

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Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has appointed Garreth Innes as the Head of Australian Fixed Income.  Garreth joined the Australian fixed income team in 2011 and has over ten years’ industry experience. He has a strong background in macro credit strategy and global asset allocation, coupled with extensive research experience across investment grade and high yield

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Aberdeen Standard Investments strengthens Australian fixed income capabilities with new appointment

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Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has strengthened its Australian Fixed Income team with the appointment of Amanda Chong as Investment Manager focusing on credit. Amanda has more than 20 years’ experience with a strong credit background in investment research and lending across risk, funds management, debt capital markets, commercial banking and structured finance. Prior to her

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