Baillie Gifford’s sole business is investment management. Since the company was founded in 1908 it has been a partnership. Today it is owned by 44 partners all of whom work in the business. We believe that the best investment ideas spring from thinking about future possibilities, not short-term probabilities. We set no barriers to the imagination of our investors, encouraging fresh perspectives and the use of diverse sources of information. We currently manage or advise some £173bn on behalf of clients worldwide. Whilst we are predominantly an institutional manager (circa 90% of FUM), we offer an extensive range of investment trusts and open ended funds to UK wealth managers and intermediaries.
Kames Capital is a UK-based investment management business. From Edinburgh, London and The Hague our 85 investment professionals manage £37.2 billion* on behalf of UK and international clients, including pension funds, financial institutions, charities, wealth managers, family offices and individuals. We have capabilities in fixed income, equities, property, cash and multi-asset investing and invest to meet a range of client objectives, including growth, income, total return and absolute return. We are also a global leader in sustainable investing. Kames Capital is part of Aegon Asset Management, an international group of investment management businesses owned by Aegon NV, one of the world’s leading providers of financial services. *as at 31 December 2018
Pictet Asset Management is an independent asset manager offering investment services around the world. Our Multi Asset team comprises experienced portfolio managers, analysts and strategists managing nearly £18bn of assets as at the end of March 2019. The team consists of a rare blend of diverse investment skills across many asset classes in relatively small-size and informal platforms – creating an environment in which fresh ideas and original thinking can flourish. Our Multi Asset team also houses the Pictet Asset Management Strategy Unit (PSU), which is the in-house investment group responsible for providing asset allocation guidance across stocks, bonds, cash and commodities to our investment teams and our clients.
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.
Incisive Media Events has partnered with BusinessGreen, the UK's leading green business media brand, to help deliver on our sustainability strategy. Incisive Media Events mission in partnership with BusinessGreen is to create a genuinely sustainable events business.
As part of the new strategy, Incisive Media will commit to working towards the ISO20121 https://www.iso.org/iso-20121-sustainable-events.html sustainable events standard.
Our goal is to reduce our paper consumption, improve recycling rates, curb food waste and cut red meat at all our events. We will also look to deliver carbon offsetting at our events wherever relevant. In addition, we will be asking all suppliers to provide detailed information on their sustainability credentials and initiatives, we will ban plastic straws at all of our events, and we will focus on and highlight how to travel to our events via public transport.
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