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Aberdeen Standard Investments obtains private securities fund management approval in China
Date: 6 December 2017
Summary: Aberdeen Standard Investments announces today that its wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE), Aberdeen Asset Management (Shanghai) Co. Ltd, has secured registration as a private securities investment fund manager with the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC). This marks a significant milestone in the firm’s growth strategy, reinforcing its commitment to build a long-term business in China... more

Merger of Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life completes
Date: 14 August 2017
Summary: The merger of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC and Standard Life plc has completed today to form Standard Life Aberdeen plc, one of the world’s largest investment companies... more

Trump's election merits caution as the post-financial crisis consensus comes to an end, says Aberdeen
Date: 23 November 2016
Summary: Donald Trump’s plans have the potential to revive US growth but also do great harm, says Aberdeen Asset Management. As the president-elect assembles his team it is still unclear which Trump will show up at the White House: the pragmatist or the populist.. more

Aberdeen to manage multi-asset investments from Hong Kong 
Date:28 Apr 2016
Summary: Aberdeen has announced that Irene Goh will be joining the company on 3 May 2016 in a new role as Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, Asia Pacific. Her appointment signals Aberdeen’s determination to build a strong regional multi-asset business. .. more

Volatility is the key to 2016, says Aberdeen 
Date: 23 Nov 2015
Summary: Investors have ignored risk and a December rate hike by the Federal Reserve will usher in a period of increased volatility, according to Victor Rodriguez, head of Asia Pacific Fixed Income at Aberdeen Asset Management.. more

Aberdeen granted WFOE licence, signals long-term ambition in China
Date: 22 Sep 2015
Summary: China has granted Aberdeen Asset Management (‘Aberdeen’), the UK-based asset manager, a Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise (WFOE) business licence. The announcement comes as UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, leads a trade delegation to China.. more

Completion of Flag acquisition establishes Aberdeen’s investment capabilities in global alternatives
Date: 1 Sep 2015
Summary: Aberdeen Asset Management PLC (Aberdeen) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of FLAG Capital Management, LLC (FLAG), a diversified private markets manager with offices in Stamford, CT, Boston, MA, and Hong Kong. more

Aberdeen to acquire Flag Capital Management, LLC to boost global alternatives capability and establish a strong alternatives footprint in the U.S.
Date: 27 May 2015

Central bank divergence complicates asset choice and risk assessment, says Aberdeen
Date: 22 January 2015
Summary: Identifying value in asset markets has become harder not easier after years of central bank intervention. And the danger for investors is a concomitant failure to assess risks properly. more

Aberdeen awarded RQFII licence
Date: 26 September 2014
Summary: Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited (AAMAL) confirms it has been awarded an RQFII licence in the latest round of announcements made by the CSRC in August. more