Media centre

Please find here below the English language press releases that have been distributed with respect to the local Swedish market.

For a full list of local press releases in Swedish, please click here.

A complete media centre including RNS announcements and Awards obtained globally is available on the Aberdeen Asset Management group site www.aberdeen-asset.com

21 Dec 2015

Aberdeen to manage residential and commercial real estate portfolio for Danica Pension
Aberdeen Asset Management has been awarded a €1.3 billion mandate by the commercial pension Danish fund Danica Pension. As of 1 February 2016, Aberdeen will manage Danica Pension’s portfolio of 107 residential and commercial properties in Denmark.

17 Nov 2014

Aberdeen in talks with CBRE to outsource Nordic property management function
Aberdeen Asset Management is to roll out its successful UK and Continental European property management business model into the Nordics. The Group is in negotiations to outsource property management, property accounting and property administration to CBRE.

9 Jul 2014

Aberdeen’s European Secondaries Property Fund of Funds is oversubscribed with €300 million of capital commitments.
Aberdeen Asset Management has successfully completed the fund raising for the Aberdeen European Secondaries Property Fund of Funds. The Fund was oversubscribed and reached its hardcap of €300 million ahead of its final closing date in September of this year

22 May 2014

Aberdeen promotes Dahiya to newly created position of Head of Emerging Market Corporate Debt
Aberdeen Asset Management has promoted Siddharth Dahiya to the newly created position of Head of Emerging Market Corporate Debt to focus on the continuing growth of corporate bonds as part of emerging market debt and the wider global fixed income universe.

2 May 2014

Aberdeen completes acquisition of SWIP’s infrastructure fund management business
Aberdeen Asset Management has completed the acquisition of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership’s (SWIP) infrastructure fund management business from Lloyds Banking Group.

28 Apr 2014

Aberdeen realigns investment division
Following Aberdeen Asset Management’s acquisition of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) it has re-aligned its investment division.

1 Apr 2014

Aberdeen completes acquisition of SWIP and enters into a long-term strategic relationship with Lloyds Banking Group
Aberdeen Asset Management has today completed the acquisition of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (Swip) from Lloyds Banking Group.

13 Feb 2014

Aberdeen closes third Asia Pacific property fund of funds, plans the launch of an enhanced core fund of funds
Aberdeen Asset Management has closed Aberdeen Asia III Property Fund of Funds (“Asia III”), its third property fund of funds targeting Asia Pacific. Asia III will invest across the risk spectrum, from core to opportunistic strategies, and is targeting returns of at least 13% per annum.

6 Feb 2014

Aberdeen European Secondaries Property Fund acquires a portfolio of seven funds as its first investment
Aberdeen Asset Management has received €151.5 million of initial commitments for its new Aberdeen European Secondaries Real Estate fund (AES).

18 Nov 2013

Aberdeen to acquire SWIP and enter into a long-term strategic relationship with Lloyds Banking Group
Aberdeen Asset Management PLC (“Aberdeen”) has today announced the proposed acquisition of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) from Lloyds Banking Group, subject to regulatory approval.

8 Oct 2013

Aberdeen takes over Saxo Properties
Aberdeen Asset Management Denmark (Aberdeen) and Saxo Properties have entered into an agreement regarding the transfer of a management portfolio consisting of central Copenhagen residential and commercial properties valued at approximately €495 million. The acquistion for a small undisclosed sum also includes the transfer of 16 Saxo Properties employees to Aberdeen. The executive management team of Saxo Properties will work on consultancy basis for Aberdeen.

8 May 2013

Aberdeen to launch first global brand advertising campaign
Aberdeen Asset Management has refreshed its visual identity and will embark on its first ever global brand advertising campaign in 30 years on Monday 20 May. The initial campaign will last for six weeks and will be seen in over 20 countries, in 13 different languages and will focus on traditional print, out-of-home and digital media.

2 May 2013

S&P Capital IQ upgrades Aberdeen Global – European Equity fund

14 Feb 2013

Aberdeen Asset Management announces U.S. and European acquisitions
Aberdeen Asset Management PLC (“Aberdeen”) announces that it has reached an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the share capital of Artio Global Investors Inc. (“Artio”), a publicly listed asset management company (the “Transaction”).

8 Feb 2013

Aberdeen Asset Management to implement 2% initial charge on Global Emerging Markets funds
Aberdeen Asset Management plans to implement a 2% initial charge on the US$15.5 billion Aberdeen Global - Emerging Markets Equity Fund and the US$2.7 billion Aberdeen Global – Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Fund as a further step to reduce flows into the Funds.

12 Dec 2012

Aberdeen awarded US$200 million EM Corporate Bond mandate in Denmark
Aberdeen Asset Management has been awarded a US$200 million emerging markets corporate bond mandate by Danish pension fund, PKA.

22 Aug 2012

Aberdeen raised €115 million for its new residential fund in Sweden
Aberdeen Asset Management has received some €115 million (SEK 970 million) from institutional investors in the first closing of its new property fund which offers exposure to the Swedish residential property market.

13 Jun 2012

Aberdeen’s Nordic property business wins new mandate and sees client extend contract
Aberdeen Asset Management has been awarded a property asset management contract from Danish Charity Foundation Aage V. Jensen to manage its direct owned Danish property portfolio of €170 million. Until now, Aa. V. Jensen Charity Foundation has managed the 17 Danish residential and commercial properties in-house while the property administration has been with an external property administrator.

13 Jun 2012

Successful strategy leads to 33,000 square metres of newly-let offices
Aberdeen Asset Management has had great success with its targeted strategy for the letting of commercial properties. Despite continued hesitancy among tenants, and with an official office vacancy in Greater Copenhagen of 11.7%, Aberdeen has succeeded in letting approximately 33,000 square metres within the first five months of 2012 – double the area let during the same period last year.

15 Feb 2012

Aberdeen awarded European property multi-manager mandate by US pension plan
Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. has been awarded a European multi-manager mandate from the Employees Retirement System of Texas (“ERS of Texas”).

23 Jan 2012

Aberdeen's Nordic property transactions total €330 million in 2011
In 2011, Aberdeen Asset Management's Nordic property transactions totalled €330 million.