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The abrdn Global Innovation Equity fund invests in the abrdn SICAV I – Global Innovation Equity Fund (master fund), which was built to benefit from innovation in a variety of ways to create a better future.

The world is changing fast, with new innovations continuously disrupting the world’s most exciting secular growth themes. Investors need to understand how to identify the companies best placed to benefit. Active investment is the best way to protect your portfolio, in our view.

Innovation is the lifeblood of progress and growth, creating a path to future efficiencies.

Why invest innovation

Introducing the abrdn Global Innovation Fund (ABINNO)

Mainly invest in abrdn SICAV I - Global Innovation Equity Fund

  • What is the strategy?

    • Actively managed strategy that selects stocks based on company fundamentals.
    • Invests globally in companies positioned to benefit from durable growth themes.
    • A high-conviction portfolio containing just 30-50 holdings
  • How is it managed?

    • Actively. Researching company fundamentals is at the heart of our investment process.
    • We invest in companies for the long term, so company turnover in our portfolio is low.
    • We're not tied to a benchmark index. We invest in stocks globally irrespective of market cap.
    • We analyse companies based on ESG factors to evaluate their future prospects.
  • What is the result?

    • A concentrated, differentiated portfolio of innovative global stocks that we manage actively.
    • Exposure to the future, not the past.

Key benefits

  • Disruptive

    Innovative companies benefit from competitive advantages that enable them to generate returns for shareholders.

  • Diversified

    Investing in a theme as broad as innovation gives us a wide remit to build a highly diversified portfolio of growth companies globally.

  • Differential

    Highly active portfolio of our best investment ideas. Our Fund has 39.4% exposure to US companies (as of 31 December 2021), versus 61.31% for the benchmark.

The portfolio offers broad thematic exposure to:

5 pillars

Source: abrdn. © owned by each of the corporate entities named in the respective logos. Companies selected for illustrative purposes only to demonstrate the investment management style described herein and not as an investment recommendation or indication of future performance.

Why abrdn for Innovation

Clarity of vision

To own the companies of the future

Long term

Fundamental research allows us to take a long term view


The benchmark is comprised of mainly traditional companies


Expertise across market cap spectrum, across sectors, across asset classes, in all corners of the world

ESG / Engagement

As long term investors we think carefully about ESG risks and opportunities and engage actively with companies both before and after becoming shareholders

Available shareclasses and benefits

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