Home grown

Australian equities

Growth opportunities, sourced locally

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Quality growth

Australia is home to high-quality companies with strong growth potential. Some disrupt their industries, while others benefit from structural trends that Covid-19 is accelerating. It creates compelling opportunities for investors.

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Position of strength

Sound crisis management leaves Australia well positioned for recovery. Its fiscal strength enables authorities to stimulate the economy and reinforce the earnings of Australian businesses. This underlines the appeal of Australian equities.

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Market outperformance

Our approach to long-term quality investing and ESG, combined with tactical repositioning during the pandemic, is helping us to outperform the market strongly. Our global research capabilities afford us deeper insights into Australian companies.

Responsible investing in action

Discover how abrdn actively embeds ESG throughout all investment decisions

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Home grown quality

  • You have access to many of Australasia’s best companies. Some are world leaders on environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters.
  • Good quality companies have less volatile earnings, are better equipped to survive downturns and can capitalise on the opportunities that emerge from uncertainty.
  • When you’re investing for the long run, quality companies must be the bedrock of your stock portfolio.
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Local knowledge, global resources

  • Portfolios are constructed from the bottom up – carefully screened collections of our best investment ideas.
  • Our Investment team in Sydney, working with colleagues around the world, uses internal and external resources to select stocks.
  • The result? Diversified portfolios constructed by investing in quality companies at attractive prices. These portfolios are designed to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns.
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ESG and engagement

  • Environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis is embedded into the investment process. This helps enhance and protect long-term stock performance.
  • In Australia, we make better decisions by understanding how climate change may affect investments – the physical effects of higher temperatures, as well as the efforts of companies to manage the transition to a low-carbon world.
  • Corporate engagement is vital. We encourage responsible corporate behaviour through candid and regular communication with company management teams.
  • Australian flower

    Home grown quality

    • You have access to many of Australasia’s best companies. Some are world leaders on environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters.
    • Good quality companies have less volatile earnings, are better equipped to survive downturns and can capitalise on the opportunities that emerge from uncertainty.
    • When you’re investing for the long run, quality companies must be the bedrock of your stock portfolio.
  • Australian flower

    Local knowledge, global resources

    • Portfolios are constructed from the bottom up – carefully screened collections of our best investment ideas.
    • Our Investment team in Sydney, working with colleagues around the world, uses internal and external resources to select stocks.
    • The result? Diversified portfolios constructed by investing in quality companies at attractive prices. These portfolios are designed to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns.
  • Australian flower

    ESG and engagement

    • Environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis is embedded into the investment process. This helps enhance and protect long-term stock performance.
    • In Australia, we make better decisions by understanding how climate change may affect investments – the physical effects of higher temperatures, as well as the efforts of companies to manage the transition to a low-carbon world.
    • Corporate engagement is vital. We encourage responsible corporate behaviour through candid and regular communication with company management teams.

Funds in focus

Exceptional, actively-managed solutions to allow investors to diversify risk and optimise investment opportunity.

Zenith fund awards 2020 winner

abrdn is pleased to have won the 2020 Zenith Award in the category of Australian Equities – Small Caps for the Aberdeen Standard Australian Small Companies Fund.*

*DISCLAIMER
The Zenith Fund Awards were issued 30 October 2020 by Zenith Investment Partners (ABN 27 130 132 672, AFSL 226872) and are determined using proprietary methodologies. The Fund Awards are solely statements of opinion and do not represent recommendations to purchase, hold or sell any securities or make any other investment decisions. To the extent that the Fund Awards constitutes advice, it is General Advice for Wholesale clients only without taking into consideration the objectives, financial situation or needs of any specific person. Investors should seek their own independent financial advice before making any investment decision and should consider the appropriateness of any advice. Investors should obtain a copy of and consider any relevant PDS or offer document before making any investment decisions. Past performance is not an indication of future performance. Fund Awards are current for 12 months from the date awarded and are subject to change at any time. Fund Awards for previous years are referenced for historical purposes only.