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.


Our aim is to build a world-class investment company. Headquartered in Scotland, we employ over 6,000 people in 54 locations worldwide.

We develop innovative products and services to meet the evolving needs of investors and savers, and create long-term meaningful relationships with all our stakeholders – supported by our talented people across the globe.

We strive to make a positive long-term impact. As well as delivering for clients, this means creating an inclusive culture for our people and contributing to wider society. We operate ethically, encouraging good practices among the companies we invest in, and supporting our local communities.

locations worldwide
54
assets managed and administered worldwide
Over £550bn
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Our strategy

From large institutions to private investors, we offer world-class propositions and highly diversified active asset management designed to meet their needs today, tomorrow, and for the long term..

We manage and administer over 550bn* of assets worldwide.

With a team of highly experienced leaders, we bring together many complementary aspects – including revenue streams, asset class expertise and geographical reach.

*Correct at 31 December 2018.

More about what we do

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.

View our legal structure

Our global locations

We are a global business with offices – and opportunities – worldwide.

See where we operate around the world
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