Aberdeen Standard Investments announces senior hire for investment team

From

Leading global asset manager, Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI), has appointed experienced investment specialist, Nick Schoenmaker, to provide expert investment support  for its equity and multi-asset capabilities in Australia. Mr Schoenmaker will be based in Sydney, reporting to Don Amstad, COO Distribution & Head of Investment Specialists – Asia Pacific. In his new role he will […]

continue reading

Aberdeen Standard Investments strengthens ESG capabilities with appointment of Bill Hartnett

From

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has strengthened its ESG capabilities with the appointment of Bill Hartnett as an ESG Investment Director. Bill will report to Euan Stirling, Global Head of Stewardship and ESG Investment and will be based in London with a specific remit to support investment colleagues in Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific. Bill will analyse specific long-term […]

continue reading

Aberdeen Standard Investments expands its Asia real estate offerings for global investors

From

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has expanded further its Asia Pacific real estate capability with the acquisition of Orion Partners*, an Asia real estate investment management firm. The move bolsters ASI’s investment strength in Asia real estate and adds to its market-leading AUD78.4 billion (£43.9 billion / US$56.3 billion)[1] global real estate franchise. Orion Partners manages approximately AUD1.26 billion […]

continue reading

Aberdeen Standard Investments announces partnership with The Australian National University, reflecting strength in ESG integration

From

Aberdeen Standard Investments has announced a new partnership with The Australian National University (ANU), in which they will manage an Australian Fixed Income strategy with an emphasis on ESG. ANU Endowment Fund has selected Aberdeen Standard Investments to manage a strategy that invests in active Australian Fixed Income with an ESG overlay – facilitating the negative screening […]

continue reading

The time is right for SMARTER Beta

From

Aberdeen Standard Investments has announced the launch of its first range of proprietary and exclusive SMARTER Beta1 multifactor equity indices, including five indices denominated in Australian dollars (AUD). Designed to provide investors access to a more sophisticated smart beta approach, the indices employ active measures to enhance differentiation and risk-adjusted excess returns. The SMARTER Beta […]

continue reading

Repeating the Budget mistakes of the past

From

The former Treasurer, Peter Costello, has been one of the fiercest critics of the federal budget laid down by Scott Morrison on Tuesday. In his eyes the government should have been aiming for an even earlier return to surplus, with any tax cuts targeted at those earning between $100,000 and $200,000 per year. The irony […]

continue reading