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.
We understand and value the role played by all our people in delivering exceptional performance. Each individual is accomplished in their own right. However, uniting all our distinct talents through teamwork is what really creates the unique advantage for our clients.
Our global platform gives us the local insights crucial to delivering exceptional investment performance for our clients. Across each one of our offices worldwide, our robust, team-based approach ensures consistency and continuity.
With an active management style, our team of dedicated equity investment professionals is focused on generating consistent performance.
We offer a wide range of government, investment grade credit, high-yield credit, emerging market debt, inflation-linked bond and multi-asset bond strategies.
Standard Life Investments is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world.
Standard Life Investments is increasingly gaining a reputation as a provider of innovative multi-asset investment solutions.
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 2013 annual review.2013 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.
As a leading global investment house, we take our responsibility as an investor seriously.
- Our Insight
The House View process provides a consistent macroeconomic framework to analysing global financial markets.
Global spotlight is a short topical article on different themes in the financial markets written each week by senior fund managers, analysts and members of the strategy team at Standard Life Investments.
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.
- Global Outlook
A quarterly collection of articles that draws on the ideas and insights of our investment professionals around the world within the framework of our Focus on Change investment philosophy.
- Global Horizons
Our global strategists combine valuable experience, thorough research and analysis to tackle major investment themes.
- Global Perspective
On a monthly basis our global strategists combine valuable experience, thorough research and analysis to tackle major investment themes.
- Global Outlook
We’re committed to attracting and retaining the talented individuals necessary to maintain our position as one of the world's leading investment houses.
We’re firm believers in only recruiting individuals who we know will contribute to the overall success of the company. This calls for diverse skills and talents, so our recruitment process aims to highlight these attributes in each prospective employee.
Search for our latest vacancies. Find out all you need to know about current opportunities with us, and how to apply.
View our latest Press Releases.
Our dedication to meeting your financial needs is what drives us to deliver excellent performance. We've been delighted to receive a raft of industry awards in recognition of this commitment.
We regularly contribute to debate on topical issues shaping the investment management industry. Below you’ll find our most recently published articles, together with an archive stretching back to 2008.
We've included some background information on our press team to help you put a face to a name.
Governance and Stewardship
The UK Stewardship Code
Standard Life Investments is a strong supporter of the principles of good stewardship that are set out in the Stewardship Code published by the Financial Reporting Council.
News & events
Here you will find regular updates on what the team has been doing to promote governance & stewardship, and also comments on topical issues.
As one of the largest institutional investors in the UK, it’s only fitting we should have dedicated governance and stewardship teams to focus on developing and implementing a professional approach to the field.
We realise that many public commentators appreciate transparency in institutional investors' voting records.
Governance & Stewardship Annual Review
We recognise the importance of transparency and accountability when it comes to our stewardship responsibilities.
We regularly engage with regulators on key policy issues. In this section you'll find some examples of these activities.