Aviva Investors is a global asset manager with expertise in real estate, fixed income, equity, multi-asset and alternative investments. Its investment intelligence spans major markets, where it currently invests more than £352bn (as at 31 December 2017) on behalf of customers. This affords the size and scale to successfully see out opportunities that will deliver specific investor outcomes.
J O Hambro Capital Management (JOHCM) is an active, asset management company with a performance-led culture. From offices in London, Boston, New York and Singapore, it manages £30.8 billion of assets (at 30.06.2018) across a range of long-only equity funds and segregated portfolios, with expertise in UK, US, European, Asia ex Japan, Japanese, Global/International and Emerging Markets Equities. It wants to be the best investment house, not the biggest, and imposes capacity constraints on all of its funds at launch. And its fund managers have complete investment freedom – there is no ‘house’ view on economies, markets, sectors or stocks.
For more than 40 years Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) has provided client-centric investment and risk-management solutions to a wide range of investors and institutions. Our clients include corporations, pension plans, intermediaries, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, endowments and foundations, governments and consultant partners worldwide. Investment strategies span the risk/return spectrum across geographies, investment styles and asset classes, including equity, fixed income, alternatives and private markets. More than 20 investment teams are organized by capability: Solutions & Multi-Asset, Real Assets, Active Fundamental Equity, Private Credit & Equity, Global Fixed Income and Global Liquidity. MSIM was established in 1975 as a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley Group Inc. As of Dec 31, 2017, MSIM employs 608 investment professionals worldwide in 20 countries and offers its clients personalized attention, the intelligence and creativity of some of the brightest professionals in the industry and access to the global resources of Morgan Stanley. As of Dec 31, 2017, MSIM managed US$482 billion in assets for its clients.
Pictet Asset Management is an independent asset manager offering investment services around the world. We have 869 employees located in 17 offices across the world, close to the markets in which we invest and the clients we serve. Our key investment capabilities include: Multi-Asset, Thematic Equities, Emerging Market Equities, Emerging Markets Debt, Global Fixed Income and Alternative Investments. We manage £142 billion in assets as at the end of March 2018. We have had an office in London since 1980. This is an investment centre with over 200 employees where we have a Distribution team looking after our UK clients. We are part of the Pictet Group, founded in Geneva in 1805.
PPMG are the investment strategists and manager of managers for the Prudential Group in the UK. They are responsible for the running and oversight of Prudential’s multi-asset fund range. As one of the largest and most well-resourced in the UK, they manage over £180 billion (as at 30 June 2018) across a growing range of highly competitive investment solutions as the fiduciary manager for Prudential UK & Europe’s (“UK&E”) assets. PPMG is responsible for setting the overarching strategic asset allocation framework for Prudential’s multi-asset fund range and for managing the asset allocation on an ongoing basis. Backed with a team of over 80 including experienced investment professionals with specialist knowledge in capital market research, investment strategy design, liability management, alternative investments and portfolio management.
Seneca Investment Managers specialises in multi-asset value investing with a heritage dating back to 2002. Seneca IM differs from other providers of multi-asset investment products in its ‘value’ based approach. They pride themselves on the ability to identify and invest where there is both quality and unrecognised value. Simply put, they create funds that combine equities with fixed interest, property and a wide range of specialist assets. They believe this multi-asset value approach gives them the edge in delivering the right outcomes for investors.