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In a deal worth up to £100 million, abrdn has completed the sale of its £7.4 billionn AUM European-headquartered Private Equity business to Nasdaq-listed Patria Investments. The sale follows a strategic review of abrdn's alternatives business, within which it concluded that the capital g

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Investment manager abrdn has again defended its rebrand, after the company's chief investment officer (CIO) claimed the ongoing mockery amounted to "corporate bullying". In an interview with Financial News, CIO Peter Branner said the media was engaging in a "childish" game by persistently poking fun

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In a move that could spark a potential investor backlash, adviser Glass Lewis has urged Abrdn's shareholders to vote against the asset manager's pay report, with the main focus being the salary of the incoming chief financial officer, Jason Windsor. Glass Lewis pointed out that Mr Windsor's base sal

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The board of Murray International Trust has announced its annual results for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2023. The company's net asset value (NAV) demonstrated a total return of +8.6%, surpassing the UK Retail Prices inflation rate of +5.2%. This marked a return to genuine growth over the rep

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Abrdn's chief executive, Stephen Bird, has revealed that the asset management group has a 50/50 chance of reversing years of customer outflows and achieving net positive inflows this year. Despite initial optimism with a 7% surge in shares following better-than-expected adjusted operating profits, y

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Lismore Real Estate Advisors has facilitated the £13.965 million sale of South Gyle Trade Park in Edinburgh on behalf of abrdn, with Rossco Properties (Edinburgh) Ltd emerging as the acquirer. Set on a site of 12.31 acres, within Edinburgh’s premier industrial location, the multi-let est

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Edinburgh-based investment giant abrdn has announced a cost cutting programme targeting an annualised cost reduction of at least £150m by the end of 2025. The firm has said it plans to cut 500 roles within its business. This move aims to restore the firm's core investments business to an accep

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Abrdn has announced that its Infrastructure team has expanded its portfolio by securing a 49% stake in the Finnish regional energy provider Etelä-Savon Energia Oy, based in Mikkeli, Eastern Finland.

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abrdn plc's U.S. subsidiary, abrdn Inc., has entered into an agreement with First Trust Advisors L.P. to acquire the assets of four closed-end funds listed below, adding AUM totalling approximately £0.6 billion. Subject to approval by the shareholders of the respective funds, the four closed-e

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abrdn Asia Focus plc, a company that holds a fundamental, high conviction portfolio of well-researched Asian small caps, has confirmed its annual results for the year ended 31 July 2023, revealing a 7.6% rise in Net Asset Value (total return). This is compared to the company’s benchmark return

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Abrdn has reached an agreement to divest its European private equity division in a deal valued at approximately £100 million. The acquiring party is Patria Investments, a firm with a presence on the Nasdaq stock exchange. The transaction involves private equity assets under management (AUM) to

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Edinburgh-based asset manager abrdn has reported a challenging first half of 2023, witnessing a withdrawal of £4.4 billion by clients, a significant 16% increase compared to the same period in the previous year. This reflects the heightened inflation and interest rate concerns which have shake

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