Standard Life Aberdeen

Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust NAV drops to -0.5%

Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust plc, a trust managed by Standard Life Aberdeen, has posted its annual results revealing its net asset value (NAV) total return was -0.5%, marking the second year in a row where the company has reported negative absolute returns. 

Published 9 September 2020

Standard Life Aberdeen maintains dividend despite 30% drop in profits

Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) has announced that it will maintain its dividend payment this year, despite a 30% drop in its profits before tax.

Published 7 August 2020

Standard Life Aberdeen drops BooHoo shares amid sweat shop scandal

Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) has dropped its shares in fashion retailer Boohoo amid allegations of sweat shop conditions within the company. 

Published 13 July 2020

Standard Life Aberdeen appoints Stephen Bird as new chief executive

Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) has appointed Stephen Bird as its new chief executive as Keith Skeoch announced he will stand down from the role later this year.

Published 30 June 2020

Standard Life Aberdeen staff to work from home until next year

Standard Life Aberdeen has told the majority of its staff to work from home until the end of this year.

Published 3 June 2020

SLA's Martin Gilbert to become chair of OGTC

Martin Gilbert of Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) has been appointed as the new chair of the Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC).

Published 1 June 2020

Pay rises for Standard Life Aberdeen bosses in 2019

Bosses at Standard Life Aberdeen saw their pay cheques significantly increase in 2019, according to the company's latest annual report.

Published 6 April 2020

Standard Life Aberdeen sees profits drop by 10%

Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) has posted its Full Year Results for 2019 revealing a 10% drop in profits.

Published 10 March 2020

Murray International Trust to appoint Simon Fraser as next chairman as 2019 results reveal underperformance

Murray International Trust, an investment fund run by Standard Life Aberdeen, has signalled its intention to appoint former Fidelity International investment chief Simon Fraser as its next chairman, following a year of underperformance.

Published 6 March 2020

Scottish business veteran Brian McBride appointed to Standard Life Aberdeen board

Chairman of Trainline and former Celtic FC director Brian McBride has been appointed to the board of Standard Life Aberdeen as a non-executive director.

Published 27 February 2020

Revolut valued at £4.3bn after $500m funding round

Digital challenger bank Revolut, chaired by Standard Life Aberdeen boss Martin Gilbert, is now valued at £4.3 billion ($5.5bn) after securing $500 million from investors.

Published 25 February 2020

Standard Life Assurance chief Keith Skeoch appointed chairman of Investment Association

Keith Skeoch, CEO of Standard Life Aberdeen, has been appointed chair of the Investment Association’s (IA) board.

Published 17 February 2020

Standard Life Aberdeen chief investment officer steps down from board

Standard Life Aberdeen’s chief investment officer Roderick Paris will step down as an executive director from the company’s board at the end of the year.

Published 18 December 2019

Julie Scott: Scott's centre stage for more deals at Standard Life 1825

Julie Scott, chief executive of Standard Life 1825, the financial planning business of Standard Life Aberdeen discusses various aspects of the business in an interview with The Herald.

Published 9 December 2019

Phoenix Group owner Standard Life Aberdeen to benefit from £3.2bn insurance deal

Standard Life Aberdeen owned Phoenix Group has struck a £3.2 billion deal to buy rival ReAssurance, providing key opportunities for the company.

Published 6 December 2019