- 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
Shared investment knowledge
We believe in a collaborative approach to business, where knowledge and expertize are shared openly. When we work together, we work more effectively and powerfully for our clients' benefit.
Our team-based approach encourages us to share ideas across asset classes, business areas and worldwide locations. We do this on a daily basis through intensive cross-team communication and webcasts with our global offices.
Consistently forward thinking
We use our insight, intellect and Focus on Change philosophy to spot investment opportunities ahead of the competition. We anticipate triggers for markets or share prices to move. When these come to fruition, prices move to reward our clients.
We are committed to meticulous research and strong relationships with company management to obtain superior information on those stocks in which we invest. Thorough analysis and incisive action is at the heart of our investment process, which aims to deliver positive outcomes for all our clients.