Aberdeen Standard Investments strengthens Asia Pacific distribution team to drive growth

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Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has appointed David Hanzl as Head of Wholesale – Asia Pacific and Sean Lee as Head of Institutional Sales – South East Asia. The appointments strengthen its Asia Pacific distribution team and reaffirm the company’s commitment to driving client-led growth in the region. In his new role, David will be responsible for delivering

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Aberdeen Standard Investments establishes abrdn Sustainability Institute in Asia Pacific

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Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has announced its strategy to deepen its long-standing sustainability commitment in Asia Pacific, with the establishment of a new abrdn Sustainability Institute (Sustainability Institute) in the region. As a global pioneer in sustainable investing, this initiative reinforces the company’s mission to enable its clients to be better investors, by driving sustainable

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Aberdeen Standard Investments completes second public private partnership green financing for Qtectic

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Aberdeen Standard Investments’ (ASI) Qtectic co-investment to deliver Queensland’s New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) Project has become the second public private partnership project in Australia to use internationally certified green financing. The AU$620 million transaction follows the recent AU$280 million refinancing of ASI’s Canberra Metro investment for Canberra’s 12 kilometre integrated electric light rail system. Qtecitc

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Aberdeen Standard Investments launches Sustainable Australian Equity Fund

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Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) launches the Aberdeen Standard Focused Sustainable Australian Equity Fund (the Fund), as it looks to capitalise on its long track record in global environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing to promote sustainable and responsible investing in Australia. The Fund is ASI’s first sustainable Australian equity product, and seeks to generate strong long-term

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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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