Standard Life Investments

Fund Company

Standard Life Investments - http://www.standardlifeinvestments.com/
 

Standard Life Investments is a leading asset manager with an expanding global reach. Their wide range of investment solutions is backed by their distinctive Focus on Change investment philosophy, disciplined risk management and shared commitment to a culture of investment excellence.  As active managers, they place significant emphasis on rigorous research and a strong collaborative ethos.  Standard Life constantly think ahead and strive to anticipate change before it happens, ensuring that their clients can look to the future with confidence.


As at 30 June 2012, Standard Life Investments managed £157.6 billion on behalf of clients worldwide. Their investment capabilities span equities, bonds, real estate, private equity, multi-asset solutions, fund-of-funds and absolute return strategies.  Headquartered in Edinburgh, Standard Life Investments employs more than 850 talented professionals. They maintain a presence in a number of locations around the world including Boston, Hong Kong, Paris, London, Beijing, Montreal, Sydney, Dublin and Seoul. In addition, they have close relationships with leading domestic players in Asia, including HDFC Asset Management in India and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust in Japan.


The parent, Standard Life plc, was established in 1825. A leading provider of long-term savings and investments, Standard Life floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2006 and is now a FTSE 100-listed company. Standard Life Investments was launched as a separate company in 1998 and has established a reputation for innovation in pursuit of their clients’ investment objectives. 


Their investors rank among some of the world’s most sophisticated and high-profile institutions. They include corporate pension plans, banks, mutual funds, insurance companies, fund-of-fund managers, endowments, foundations, charities, official institutions, sovereign wealth funds and government authorities.

Company

Fund Name

ISIN

Currency

Inception Date

Rating

Risk

Profile

Standard Life Investments

SL Invest Higher Inc Dis

GB0000937093

GBP

07/02/2000

2

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to provide a high level of income. Capital appreciation is of secondary importance.  The investment policy of the Fund is to invest mostly in Sterling and Euro denominated high yielding corporate bonds to give a significantly higher income than that generally available on UK Government bonds. The Fund may also invest in Government and public securities and other interest bearing securities anywhere in the world as well as other transferable securities, money-market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash, derivatives and collective investment schemes.

Standard Life Investments

SL Invest Higher Inc Cap

GB0000938844

GBP

07/02/2000

3

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to provide a high level of income. Capital appreciation is of secondary importance.  The investment policy of the Fund is to invest mostly in Sterling and Euro denominated high yielding corporate bonds to give a significantly higher income than that generally available on UK Government bonds. The Fund may also invest in Government and public securities and other interest bearing securities anywhere in the world as well as other transferable securities, money-market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash, derivatives and collective investment schemes.

Standard Life Investments

SL Invest Corp Bd Fd Cap

GB0004330048

GBP

21/09/1998

3

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to provide a high level of income which is compatible with maintaining the security of capital.  The investment policy of the Fund is to invest mostly in Sterling fixed interest securities issued by corporations. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money-market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash, derivatives and collective investment schemes.

Standard Life Investments

SL UK High Income Fd Cap

GB0004330931

GBP

01/05/1986

2

High

The objective of the Fund is to provide a high level of income with some capital appreciation over the longer term.  The investment policy of the Fund is to invest in the UK predominantly in high yielding equities and equity type investments of companies listed on a UK stock exchange or which, in the opinion of the ACD, carry on a substantial part of their operations in the UK. A significant proportion of the Fund may be invested in fixed interest securities. “Equity type investments” will include convertible stocks, stock exchange listed warrants, Depositary Receipts and any other such investments which entitle the holder to subscribe for or convert into the equity of the company and/or where the share price performance is, in the opinion of the ACD, influenced significantly by the stock market performance of the company’s ordinary shares.

Standard Life Investments

SL UK Ethical F OEIC Cap

GB0004331012

GBP

13/02/1998

3

High

The objective of the Fund is to provide capital appreciation. It is intended that income will not be a prime consideration.  The investment policy of the Fund is to invest in equities and equity type investments that comply with certain ethical criteria, of companies listed on a UK stock exchange or which, in the opinion of the ACD, carry on a substantial part of their operations in the UK. The ACD will seek to include companies whose business activities are regarded as making a positive contribution in terms of preserving the environment or improving the quality and safety of human life.

Standard Life Investments

SL Invest Corp Bd Fd Dis

GB0004331459

GBP

21/09/1998

3

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to provide a high level of income which is compatible with maintaining the security of capital.  The investment policy of the Fund is to invest mostly in Sterling fixed interest securities issued by corporations. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money-market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash, derivatives and collective investment schemes.

Standard Life Investments

SL Invest Glo Index Cap

GB00B00ZJK75

GBP

19/05/2004

3

Low

The investment objective of the fund is to provide a total return from income and capital appreciation.   The investment policy of the Fund is to invest primarily in sovereign -issued and corporate inflation-linked debt. The fund may also invest in conventional government bonds, investment grade corporate entities and other interest bearing securities issued anywhere in the world. Additionally, from time to time, the fund may invest in other forms of transferable securities, deposits, money-market instruments and collective investment schemes in accordance with the FSA Rules.

Standard Life Investments

SL Sel Property UT Cap

GB00B0LD3V96

GBP

13/10/2005

1

Medium

The fund's objective is to provide income, with some capital appreciation over the longer term.  The current policy of the Trust is to invest primarily in commercial property and property-related equities, property investment companies, other property collective investment schemes, property-related fixed income securities and cash. Potentially at any time up to 80% of the Trust's assets may be held in immoveable property. Non-sterling denominated assets may be hedged back to Sterling.

Standard Life Investments

SL Invest Ethic Corp Cap

GB00B0LNNH51

GBP

02/11/2005

3

Medium

The objective of the fund is to provide a high and stable level of income. Capital appreciation is of secondary importance.   The investment policy of the Fund is to invest in a portfolio consisting mainly of corporate fixed interest and interest bearing securities that comply with certain ethical criteria. The Fund may also invest in other interest bearing securities anywhere in the world that meet the ethical criteria.

Standard Life Investments

SL Invest Ethic Corp Dis

GB00B0LNNJ75

GBP

02/11/2005

3

Medium

The objective of the fund is to provide a high and stable level of income. Capital appreciation is of secondary importance.   The investment policy of the Fund is to invest in a portfolio consisting mainly of corporate fixed interest and interest bearing securities that comply with certain ethical criteria. The Fund may also invest in other interest bearing securities anywhere in the world that meet the ethical criteria.

Standard Life Investments

SL Dynamic Dis Fd Cap

GB00B0WS5Y05

GBP

14/02/2006

3

High

The objective of the Trust is to provide a total return from income and capital appreciation over the longer term.   The current policy of the Trust is to invest predominantly in a range of other collective investment schemes managed or operated within the Standard Life Investments group to achieve a broad exposure to diversified investments, including equities, interest bearing securities and property. The Manager may, from time to time, select collective investment schemes managed or operated outside the Standard Life Investments group. The underlying funds may invest anywhere in the world with the Trust maintaining a UK focus. The Trust may also invest in transferable securities issued anywhere in the world. Non-Sterling denominated assets may be hedged back to Sterling.

Standard Life Investments

SL Inv Gl Ab Ret Str Cap

GB00B28S0093

GBP

07/05/2008

NULL

NULL

The investment objective of the Trust is to deliver a positive absolute return in the form of capital growth over the medium to longer term in all market conditions.  The current investment policy of the Trust is to invest in permitted derivative contracts (including futures, options, swaps, forward currency contracts and other derivatives), transferable and fixed interest securities, cash and other collective investment schemes. Use may also be made of borrowing, efficient portfolio management (including hedging) and stock lending.

Standard Life Investments

SLI US Equities Cap

LU0137276944

USD

30/11/2000

2

Medium

The objective of the sub-fund is to achieve long-term growth in the share price through capital appreciation of the underlying equity portfolio. It will achieve this objective primarily through investment in equities and equity related securities of corporations domiciled in the US, or companies that derive a significant proportion of their revenues or profits from US operations or have a significant proportion of their assets there.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Europ. Equities Cap

LU0137279880

EUR

01/12/2000

3

High

The objective of the Sub-fund is to achieve long-term growth in the share price through capital appreciation of the underlying equity portfolio. It will achieve this objective primarily through investment in equities and equity related securities of corporations domiciled in European countries (which might include emerging markets of Europe), or companies that derive a significant proportion of their revenues or profits from European operations or have a significant proportion of their assets there.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Asian Equities Cap

LU0137280201

USD

01/12/2000

3

Medium

The objective of the Sub-fund is to achieve long-term growth in the share price through capital appreciation of the underlying equity portfolio. It will achieve this objective primarily through investment in equities and equity related securities of corporations domiciled in Asia, or companies that derive a significant proportion of their revenues or profits from Asian operations or have a significant proportion of their assets there.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Japanese Equities Cap

LU0137295142

JPY

01/12/2000

3

Medium

The objective of the Sub-fund is to achieve long-term growth in the share price through capital appreciation of the underlying equity portfolio. It will achieve this objective primarily through investment in equities and equity related securities of corporations domiciled in Japan, or companies that derive a significant proportion of their revenues or profits from Japanese operations or have a significant proportion of their assets there.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Global Bond Cap

LU0137296389

USD

01/12/2000

2

Medium

The objective of the Sub-fund is to achieve long term growth in the share price through investing in debt securities issued by sovereign and non-governmental agencies and corporate transferable debt securities in OECD member countries. Holdings will primarily be of investment grade bonds. Returns on the Sub-fund will be both through the reinvestment of income and from capital gains.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Global Equities Cap

LU0152742630

USD

02/10/2002

3

High

The objective of the Sub-fund is to achieve long-term growth in the share price through capital appreciation of the underlying equity portfolio. It will achieve this objective primarily through investment in equities and equity related securities of corporations registered on recognized stock exchanges.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Europ. Corporate Bond Cap

LU0177497491

EUR

25/09/2003

3

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long term growth in the share price through investing substantially in debt securities issued by corporations and agencies domiciled in European countries or whose securities are quoted on European stock exchanges. Holdings will principally be of investment grade bonds. To a lesser extent, the Sub-fund can also hold government guaranteed securities. Non-Euro denominated issues will generally be hedged back into that currency. Return on the Sub-fund will be both through the reinvestment of income and from capital gains.

Standard Life Investments

SLI China Equities Cap

LU0213068272

USD

28/02/2005

4

Medium

The objective of the sub-fund is to achieve long-term growth in the share price through capital appreciation of the underlying equity portfolio. It will achieve this objective primarily through investment in equities and equity related securities of corporations domiciled in the People’s Republic of China or companies that derive a significant proportion of their revenues or profits from Chinese operations or have a significant proportion of their assets there.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Global Infl. Linked Bond Cap

LU0213069676

USD

27/05/2005

3

Medium

The objective of the Sub-fund is to provide a real return in US$ over longer time periods. It will do this by investing primarily in sovereign issued and corporate inflation linked debt. The Sub-fund may also invest in conventional government bonds, investment grade corporate entities, and other interest bearing securities issued anywhere in the world. On an ancillary basis, the Sub-fund may hold cash and invest in other forms of transferable securities, in collective investment schemes, short term debt instruments, regularly traded money market instruments the residual maturity of which does not exceed 12 months.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Euro Government Bond Cap

LU0213070849

EUR

24/02/2005

2

High

The objective of the Sub-fund is to achieve returns in line with the performance of Euro Government Bond markets with a maturity of over 5 years. It will do this by investing mainly in a representative sample of listed sovereign, debt securities in the constituent countries of the Euro currency system. Returns from the Subfund will be both through the reinvestment of income and from capital gains.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Euro Infl. Linked Bond Cap

LU0213071573

EUR

28/02/2005

2

Medium

The objective of the Sub-fund is to provide a real return in Euro over longer time periods. It will do this by investing primarily in euro-denominated sovereign issued and corporate inflation-linked debt. The Sub-fund may also invest in conventional government bonds, investment grade corporate entities, and other interest bearing securities. On an ancillary basis, the Sub-fund may hold cash and invest in other forms of transferable securities, in collective investment schemes, short term debt instruments, regularly traded money market instruments the residual maturity of which does not exceed 12 months.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Europ. High Yield Bond Cap

LU0233953479

EUR

27/10/2005

3

Medium

The objective of the Sub-fund is to achieve long-term growth in the share price of the Sub-fund. The Sub-fund will invest primarily in Euro-denominated high yielding debt securities, but may also invest in corporate bonds, government bonds and other interest bearing securities issued anywhere in the world. The Sub-fund may invest in both investment grade and sub-investment grade corporate entities. Returns of the Sub-fund will be both through the reinvestment of income and from capital gains.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Global REIT Focus Cap

LU0277137690

EUR

25/01/2007

3

High

The investment objective of the Sub-fund is to maximise total return from income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in listed closed ended real estate investment trusts ("REITs") or securities and companies principally engaged in real estate activities on a global basis.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Indian Equities Cap

LU0306632174

USD

28/09/2007

1

High

The investment objective of the Sub-fund is to achieve long term growth in the share price through capital appreciation. The policy of the sub-fund is to invest in Indian Equities. The Sub-fund intends to invest part or all of its assets in Standard Life Investments GS Indian Equity (Mauritius Holdings) Limited (the “Subsidiary”). The Subsidiary is wholly owned by the Company and is incorporated as an open-ended investment company under the laws of Mauritius.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Europ. Smaller Companies Cap

LU0306632414

EUR

26/09/2007

4

Medium

The investment objective of the Sub-fund is to achieve long-term growth in the share price through capital appreciation of the underlying portfolio. It will achieve this objective primarily through investment in small cap European equities and equity related securities of corporations domiciled or listed in European countries (which include the UK and the emerging markets of Europe) or companies that derive a significant proportion of their revenues or profits from European operations or have a significant proportion of their assets there.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Global Abs. Ret Strat Fd A Cap

LU0548153104

EUR

26/01/2011

NULL

NULL

The objective of the Sub-fund is to deliver a positive absolute return in the form of capital growth over the medium to longer term in all market conditions. It will achieve this objective by investing in a portfolio of permitted derivative contracts (including futures, options, swaps, forward currency contracts and other derivatives), fixed interest securities, equities and cash. Additionally the Sub-fund may invest in (other forms of) transferable securities, deposits, money market instruments and collective investment schemes. The Sub-fund may, subject to and in accordance with the UCI Law and applicable CSSF circulars, take long and short positions in markets, securities and groups of securities through derivative contracts.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Global Abs. Ret Strat Fd A Dis

LU0548153443

EUR

26/01/2011

NULL

NULL

The objective of the Sub-fund is to deliver a positive absolute return in the form of capital growth over the medium to longer term in all market conditions. It will achieve this objective by investing in a portfolio of permitted derivative contracts (including futures, options, swaps, forward currency contracts and other derivatives), fixed interest securities, equities and cash. Additionally the Sub-fund may invest in (other forms of) transferable securities, deposits, money market instruments and collective investment schemes. The Sub-fund may, subject to and in accordance with the UCI Law and applicable CSSF circulars, take long and short positions in markets, securities and groups of securities through derivative contracts.

Standard Life Investments

SLI Global Abs Ret Stra A Cap

LU0621233898

GBP

14/06/2011

NULL

NULL

The objective of the Sub-fund is to deliver a positive absolute return in the form of capital growth over the medium to longer term in all market conditions. It will achieve this objective by investing in a portfolio of permitted derivative contracts (including futures, options, swaps, forward currency contracts and other derivatives), fixed interest securities, equities and cash. Additionally the Sub-fund may invest in (other forms of) transferable securities, deposits, money market instruments and collective investment schemes. The Sub-fund may, subject to and in accordance with the UCI Law and applicable CSSF circulars, take long and short positions in markets, securities and groups of securities through derivative contracts.

Standard Life Investments Global SICAV

SLI Global Abs Ret Stra A Cap

LU0548156891

GBP

29/03/2011

NULL

NULL

The objective of the Sub-fund is to deliver a positive absolute return in the form of both income and capital growth over the medium to longer term in all market conditions.