Who we are

Our purpose is to invest for a better future. We do it to make a difference – to the lives of our clients and customers, our employees and our shareholders.


Headquartered in Scotland and listed in the UK, Standard Life Aberdeen employs over 6,000 people in 52 locations worldwide. We manage and administer over £577bn* of assets.

Our aim is to build a world-class investment company, and create long-term meaningful relationships with all our stakeholders. We develop innovative products and services to meet the evolving needs of investors and savers. All of this is supported by our talented people across the globe.

*As at 30 June 2019

Our business

Our company is a combination of three component parts.

What we stand for

We aim to make a positive long-term impact on everything we do.

Our values represent what we stand for, and guide how our business operates:

Our legal structure

Standard Life Aberdeen plc owns all of the businesses and companies in the group. You can download a diagram of an extract of the group structure as at 13 March 2019.

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