Invested in creating more

More opportunity. More possibility. More impact.

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Risk warning

The value of investments, and the income from them, can go down as well as up and an investor may get back less than the amount invested. Past performance is not a guide to future results.

Powering change

At abrdn we believe in the power of investing to create more choice. More choice and more performance possibility for our clients. And more positive impact for society and our planet.

That’s why we use our worldwide investment expertise and resources to seek out the best investment opportunities globally. And ensure that many of the assets we hold can deliver real social and environmental benefits.

Thinking ahead

The future is never certain. We look to help clients navigate whatever’s ahead – and transform a world of constant change into a universe of investment potential.

Through multi-layered research, insights and analysis we assess the future of markets, industries and companies – and identify change.

This helps us determine where to invest – and how and where we need to innovate to better serve our clients.

Connecting perspectives

Today, there is no single source of the truth. So we embrace diversity of investment thought, experience, skills and technology to strive for the best investment ideas – and the best client outcomes.

As global teams we pool our collective insights, while breaking down internal boundaries between regions, asset classes and specialisms to leverage deep local insight and create deep connectivity to deliver the solutions and support to help every client achieve more every day.

Capabilities in focus

Defined Contribution Pension Schemes

We work in partnership with trustees, providers and consultants to deliver solutions for use in accumulation and decumulation retirement propositions.

Defined Benefit pension schemes

With our breadth of investment expertise, tailored solutions, and a focus on ESG, we work in partnership with our DB clients to help them achieve thier long-term objectives.


abrdn pensions master trust 

An integrated funding and investment solution to help defined benefit (DB) schemes achieve cost savings, governance improvements and a controlled journey to the end game.

Additional capabilities

Active Equities

Active equity investing can deliver real benefits for investors, the environment and society. We look to uncover the best investment opportunities through intensive, first-hand research and a disciplined process.

Fixed Income

Today's fixed income markets offer a wealth of ways to meet investors' needs for income, capital preservation and risk diversification. From developed to emerging markets, sovereign bonds to high-yield debt.


A valuable source of potential returns, portfolio diversification and managing downside risk.

Insurance Companies

We help insurers optimise their investment portfolio to achieve their aset yield, capital efficiency, and responsible investment objectives.

Private Markets

Increasingly valued by investors for diversifying portfolios and enhancing long-term returns.


Blending a broad range of asset classes to target your risk-reward requirements.

Real Estate

We offer expertise across all principal real estate sectors – enabling our clients to target opportunities in their home markets and globally.

Liquidity solutions

We offer a suite of liquidity products to meet your cash flow requirements with a primary focus on capital preservation,  while also seeking to deliver competitive returns.

Liability Aware Investing

We offer a range of pooled fund 'building blocks' that allow solutions to be tailored to the needs of small and medium-size pension schemes.


Our capabilities

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