Aviva Investors is a global asset manager who chooses the power of integration.
With £337bn assets under management across fixed income, equites, real assets and multi-assets spanning 14 countries, employing 1,500 people*, you can benefit not just from our significant local knowledge and experience, but also from the extensive global investment resources at our disposal. Our parent company is Aviva plc; listed on the London Stock Exchange and a member of the FTSE 100 Index, it is the largest insurance company in the UK.
The future is full of questions. Only by working together can we find the answers. That’s why we integrate our whole business around your needs – your goals, your values, the experience you have when you work with us. That’s why we start by listening closely to you and understanding your investment aspirations and concerns – from low prospective investment returns, to highly correlated asset prices, from the prospect of rising global interest rates to the challenges and opportunities of market volatility.
Through our vast collective industry experience, we’ve been through every market cycle, making us better prepared for the next one. Inspired by our deep client insight, we build solutions that aim to defy uncertainty, answering the questions that keep you awake at night. Whether you’re a large institutional investor or saving for retirement, we work with you to deliver meaningful outcomes, now and over the long run.
We work hard to join the dots across asset classes to find the best investment ideas; why we break down barriers, so our teams can connect seamlessly, and why we manage risk with discipline and rigor. By working in partnership with you, we bring components together in new ways to ensure you get the very best of our collective expertise with every investment.
Bringing it all together for today’s investor.
* As at 31 March 2019
Investment Principles & Strategy
Aviva Investors is a global asset manager with a broad range of expertise across asset classes. We aim to deliver the specific and meaningful outcomes that matter most to today’s investor.
Our investment solutions help investors whether they are looking to match liabilities, receive a steady and predictable income, protect their investment from inflation or achieve capital growth. Our solutions reflect our clients’ risk tolerances, liquidity preferences and return ambitions. Our strategies focus on sustainable long-term returns. The investment processes are employed across borders so our approach is global. Ideas and research are shared, generating returns from a diversified range of sources, ensuring an understanding of local markets as well as the individual investment requirements wherever clients are based.
We focus on what we do best, and on capabilities and propositions that build on our heritage in managing long-term savings. Our investment services include:
• Global and regional fixed income strategies
• Global and regional real estate strategies
• Global and regional equity strategies
• Multi-asset strategies and multi-strategy outcome-oriented solutions
• Global Investment Solutions
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White Papers / Research from Aviva Investors
Fears of a potential global economic slowdown have put interest rate rises on hold. Longer duration assets (infrastructure debt and equity, real estate long income) should capture the higher capital gain if long-term rates fall but are quite insensitive to short-term rates. Despite higher leverage in infrastructure versus real estate, most borrowers have fixed rate long-term debt. Real estate borrowers should capture the benefit of lower rates on income return ...
An obscure and heterodox branch of economic theory is quickly gaining support from prominent politicians in the US and beyond, which could have big implications for policymaking, argues David Nowakowski.
Physical assets, particularly infrastructure and real estate, have a critical role to play in facilitating the transition towards a more sustainable economy and a greener world. As ultimate asset owners, investors are deeply engaged in the issues, and incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations is a fundamental part of an asset manager’s duty to their clients.
Boris Mikhailov and Matthew Graham look at the benefits and risks for pension schemes targeting self-sufficiency.
We believe we have a responsibility towards investors and society. That’s why our fund managers actively engage with companies on ESG issues. When we can help prevent risks, we do – including antimicrobial resistance.
Analysis from IPE
Fund managers share their views on how China’s rising middle class is impacting the country’s economy and outlook
Will the EU Sustainable Finance Technical Expert Group’s June 2019 reports on the green taxonomy, green bond standards and climate benchmarks succeed in mobilising investors and capital in support of sustainability objectives?
Rising US government debt levels are posing a conundrum for bond investors
A new project aims to find answers to some fundamental legal questions about investing, people and planet
This year high-yield investors will have to weather not only the winding up of quantitative easing but additional political challenges