Aberdeen â€“ simply asset management Aberdeen is an independent asset management company. Formed out of a management buy-out in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1983, we operate on-the-ground in over 26 countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas. We are defined by our pure focus on asset management, including equities, fixed income, property and multi-asset portfolios. We have also developed a solutions business that can blend our abilities across different asset classes to provide tailored investment outcomes to meet specific client needs. All our investment solutions are driven by our commitment to straightforward, transparent investment approaches that stress intensive, first-hand research and a long-term view. As at 30 June 2016, we manage assets of Â£301.4 billion on behalf of institutional and private investors.