- Investment Expertise
We are committed to supporting the insurance sector and have a dedicated insurance solutions team.
We’re finding that an increasing number of institutional, pension fund and high-net-worth investors are turning to private equity in order to enhance their portfolio performance.
- Our insight
The House View process provides a consistent macroeconomic framework to analysing global financial markets.
Our Head of Global Strategy, Andrew Milligan, introduces the latest edition of Global Outlook, a summary of our House View.
Standard Life Investments’ Global Strategy team provide regular analysis of the key economic data that has been influencing financial markets.
Our global strategists combine valuable experience, thorough research and analysis to tackle major issues of the moment.
Governance and stewardship is about making sure that companies’ operational processes and policies are robust and responsible.
- How we discharge our stewardship responsibilities
- Our policy for managing conflicts of interests
- How we monitor our investee companies
- Our guidelines for escalating engagement
- Our willingness to act collectively with other investors
- Our policy on voting and voting disclosure
- How we report on stewardship to our clients
We recognise the importance of transparency and accountability when it comes to our stewardship responsibilities. To this end, we have published an annual review of our governance and stewardship activities, which provides an account of how we have fulfilled our responsibilities. Please select the link below to view the 2015 annual review.2015 annual review
- Responsible Investment
We recognise that the management of environmental and social responsibilities is subject to many factors, and take into account the particular circumstances, industries and locations in which the companies operate.
We've produced guidelines on responsible investment to explain how we evaluate the environmental and social policies of the companies in which we are (or might be) an investor.
Our experience in operating across many different investment cycles and markets provides us with the context to manage change. Throughout these cycles, we have the people, philosophy and proficiency of process to plot what we believe is the right course for our clients’ assets.
- Secure content
Standard Life Investments manages more than 500 properties across 14 countries. Here is a selection.
Churchill Square Shopping Centre United Kingdom
Churchill Square was built in the 1960s. We bought the entire site in the early 1990s, and undertook a comprehensive redevelopment of the 470,000 square foot centre. The work was completed in 1998, when it was reopened fully let. The centre remains the prime retail pitch in Brighton.
Juxon House, London United Kingdom
Juxon House occupies a unique location, overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral in the City of London. Situated at the gateway to Paternoster Square, this substantial property was developed by Standard Life Investments in 2003 and provides approximately 105,000 square feet of office space, together with four retail units at ground floor level. Juxon House is in a world famous location and often features in live TV broadcasts and public events. It forms part of the ‘Paternoster Masterplan’ area and was designed by William Whitfield architects.
Interchange Retail Park, Bedford United Kingdom
The Interchange Retail Park is on the outskirts of Bedford, around 50 miles north of London. We built the retail park in 1995, funded by the Standard Life Assurance Co, and it remains a holding of the Standard Life Investments UK Retail Park Trust. The park covers 174,000 square feet, with more than 750 car parking spaces.
10 Avenue Hoche, Paris Europe
10 Avenue Hoche is a high quality, Grade A office building in the heart of Paris' ‘Golden Triangle’, within the prestigious Central Business District. It is close to the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Elysees. Refurbished in 1996/97, the building covers eight floors behind the original Haussmannian façade. It is owned by the Standard Life Investments European Property Growth Fund.