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.
At Standard Life Investments we believe our business is successful because our clients and customers around the world have confidence that we have a depth of expertise, a commitment to excellence and a unique team of talented people dedicated to their needs.
The Lions are special. Four proud nations, one team, coming together to take on the ultimate challenge: to beat the best, to become legends.
With an active management style, our team of dedicated equity investment professionals is focused on generating consistent performance.
Private equity funds provide a compelling means for investors to enhance performance and diversify their portfolios.www.slcapital.com
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.
To meet the evolving needs of insurers, we have developed capabilities across a broad range of asset classes.
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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.
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.
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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.
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Inside Global Insurance Investment
Towards a global capital standard
The insurance industry took another important step towards establishing a worldwide capital standard.
Regulatory developments in Singapore
The Singaporean monetary authorities launched a consultation paper on the development of a new risk-based capital framework for insurers in Singapore.
Internal credit ratings for Solvency II receive independent assurance
Standard Life Investments attained independent confirmation that its internal credit rating processes for a range of asset classes meet the standards demanded by Solvency II.
Insurance investment thought leadership award
Standard Life Investments won ‘Best Thought Leadership’ award for its recent European Insurance survey.
Asia Joint Regional Seminar
Speaking at the Asia Joint Regional Seminar, Bruce Porteous discussed the transition from guaranteed savings to a capital-light investment-linked products business model.
Recent thought leadership activity
Our team has had another busy quarter of thought leadership, presenting at conferences and seminars around the globe. Download a presentation on the specific choices and challenges that arise in Matching Adjustment asset strategy here.
The UK’s decision to leave the EU – what might it mean for Solvency II?
Whatever happens following the UK’s decision to leave the EU, Solvency II equivalence will likely be desirable for the UK.
EIOPA UFR consultation and the 2016 insurance stress tests
The setting of the UFR has particular relevance for European life businesses with significant long-term guaranteed liabilities.
Business and regulatory developments in Asia-Pacific insurance
Recent corporate newsflow shows that European Solvency II regulations are having a major impact on insurers operating in Asia.
Bermuda (re)insurers field-test new economic solvency approach
The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) is continuing in its drive for Solvency II equivalence.
Solvency II goes live
Solvency II presents major business challenges for insurers, made all the more difficult by unprecedented low interest rates.
Unfunded gilt exposure and Matching Adjustment asset strategy
It can pay to shop around when seeking unfunded gilt exposure.
Asset data reporting for Solvency II
Q1 2016 marks the start of Solvency II-compliant reporting.
European insurance investment survey
The combination of low rates and Solvency II is prompting major shifts in asset allocation.
Matching Adjustment Investment Strategy
This white paper explores a complex area and has particular relevance for DB pensions and insurers writing annuity business.
Insurance Asset Management, Europe 2016
We are lead sponsor of the fourth annual Clear Path Analysis report titled Insurance Asset Management, Europe 2016.