2018 Asset Management & Servicing Winners


Real Assets

Aberdeen Standard Investments Winner
Aberdeen Standard Investments’ infrastructure team is a market-leader with institutional allocators. The firm has assembled a veteran team that has delivered consistent year-on-year returns despite increasing valuations and rising interest rates. The infrastructure team at Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has been able to play a pinnacle role as part of ASI’s multi-asset offering and as a standalone group.

The concessions infrastructure team is a highly experienced and dedicated team of 29 investment professionals based in London, Edinburgh, Paris, Madrid,Sydney and Bogota with assets under management of > USD 3 billion. The team is considered to be a pioneer in Public-Private Partnerships (PPP/P3) infrastructure equity investment having commenced activity in 1998. The team originates and manages investments into social and economic infrastructure projects undertaken through the award of concessions by central/local government counterparties.

Alongside its direct strategy in infrastructure, ASI has signaled intentions to continue working alongside allocators on launching new products and responding to bespoke mandates. The suite of real asset products are global in nature and include those that cover a broad range of real assets strategies including infrastructure, real estate and natural resources.

The ASI real assets program has over $50b in AuM and is noted for its willingness to engage with investors directly to find unique investment products across the hard assets spectrum.

Real Assets Finalists

• Brookfield

• DoubleLine

• Pantheon

• Nuveen