Aegon is a leading provider of long-term savings, investment and pension solutions. Complemented by a range of life insurance and protection products.
We're using our wealth of experience, combining our strong UK heritage with Aegon's global strength, to help over 3 million customers across the UK.
Aegon's mission is to help people achieve a lifetime of financial security and make financial planning simple, easy and rewarding, something we've been doing since 1831. From online technology that gives one-stop access to a universe of investment opportunity - to retirement products that make wealth planning simple, easy and fulfilling - we're dedicated to getting people closer to their financial goals every day.
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AllianceBernstein is a leading investment-management firm with $516 billion in client assets under management, as of December 30, 2018. We provide forward-looking perspective, independent research and investment discipline across asset classes, from equities and fixed income to alternatives and multi-asset portfolios. Our worldwide clients-including institutional, high-net-worth and retail investors-face new investment challenges and opportunities every day. Through our unique combination of expertise, research and global reach, we apply collective insights and leverage our extensive global footprint to help keep our clients at the forefront of change.
Aberdeen Standard Investments is a leading global asset manager dedicated to helping investors around the world reach their desired investment goals and broaden their financial horizons.
We provide expertise across a breadth of markets, asset classes and investment approaches. Approximately 1,000 dedicated investment professionals are located globally, close to our clients and the markets where we invest. Additionally, 500 client specialists work closely with investors and advisors to understand our clients' needs and deliver world class investment solutions.
As at 31 December 2018, we manage €562.7bn (£505.1 bn/US$643.3bn) on behalf of governments, pension funds, insurers, companies, charities, foundations and individuals in 80 countries.
Aberdeen Standard Investments is a brand of the investment businesses of Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life Investments.
Amundi is Europe's largest asset manager by assets under management and ranks in the top 10 globally. It manages €1.425 trillion euros of assets across six main investment hubs. Amundi offers its clients in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the Americas a wealth of market expertise and a full range of capabilities across the active, passive and real assets investment universes. Clients also have access to a complete set of services and tools. Headquartered in Paris, Amundi was listed since November 2015.
Thanks to its unique research capabilities and the skills of close to 4,500 team members and market experts based in 37 countries, Amundi provides retail, institutional and corporate clients with innovative investment strategies and solutions tailored to their needs, targeted outcomes and risk profiles.
1] Source IPE "Top 400 asset managers" published in June 2018 and based on AUM as of 31 December 2017.
 Amundi figures as of 31 December 2018
 Investment hubs: Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris and Tokyo
BNP Paribas Asset Management is the investment management arm of BNP Paribas, one of the world's major financial institutions. Managing EUR 399 billion in assets as at 31 December 2018, BNP Paribas Asset Management offers a comprehensive range of active, passive and quantitative investment solutions covering a broad spectrum of asset classes and regions. With more than 530 investment professionals and around 500 client servicing specialists, BNP Paribas Asset Management serves individual, corporate and institutional investors in 71 countries around the world. Since 2002, BNP Paribas Asset Management has been a major player in sustainable and responsible investing.
Gowling WLG is an international law firm, created by the combination of Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (WLG), a leading UK-based international law firm, and Gowlings, a leading Canadian law firm, in 2016.
With over 50 lawyers in the team, our pensions law clients include the trustees and sponsors of schemes with multiple-billion pound assets, as well as trustees and sponsors of smaller schemes. We also advise employers and public bodies.
We are best known as "trusted adviser" to our clients, resulting from an unerring focus on two key qualities: (a) providing practical, commercial advice; and (b) building long-term relationships.
Founded in 1921, Hymans Robertson is one of the longest established independent actuarial firms in the UK. We deliver a full range of services including actuarial, insurance consulting, enterprise risk management, investment consulting, third-party pensions administration and communications consulting. Our client base includes FTSE 100, FTSE 250, privately owned firms and financial institutions. We're also recognised leaders in the field of public sector pensions.
JLT Employee Benefits is now part of MercerMercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer's more than 23,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With 75,000 colleagues and annualized revenue approaching $17 billion through its market-leading companies including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.
KPMG is one of the leading pensions and actuarial consultancies in the UK by size and reputation. Our team of over 450 people advise all sizes of pension funds across our offices in London, Reading, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
We offer services to trustees and scheme sponsors on the full range of pension services for Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution and hybrid pension schemes. We provide full services to trustees covering, administration, actuarial, investment and covenant support. Our advice and solutions extend to the areas of scheme funding, risk management, pensions insurance, benefit design, DB consolidation, asset backed funding, communications, member options, liability management, transactions & restructuring, PPF levy mitigation and public sector pensions
Linklaters' pensions practice is one of the most established and highly-rated practices in the UK and across Europe. We are consistently rated by independent legal directories as "top tier" pensions lawyers. Our specialist team of pension lawyers has extensive experience of the full range of pensions issues including de-risking solutions, tailored funding solutions, regulatory, governance and investment issues.
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 December 31, 2018, MSIM employs 663 investment professionals worldwide in 22 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 December 31, 2018, MSIM managed US$463 billion in assets for its clients.
Momentum ISC was established in 2015 by a team of five senior investment consultants to provide independent advice to UK pension schemes. We have a wealth of experience spanning strategic advice, risk management, portfolio construction and implementation. As a small team, we can be nimble and flexible and pride ourselves in offering a highly customised service for our clients. In an industry with ever increasing specialisation, we see the value of having experienced generalists who can step back and see the big picture and work collaboratively with trustee and corporate clients to enhance the financial management of their pension schemes.
The purpose of Pension Insurance Corporation plc ("PIC") is to pay the pensions of its policyholders. At year end 2018, PIC had insured 192,100 pension scheme members and had £31.4 billion in financial investments, accumulated through the provision of tailored pension insurance buyouts and buy-ins to the trustees and sponsors of UK defined benefit pension schemes. Clients include FTSE 100 companies, multinationals and the public sector. PIC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority (FRN 454345). For further information please visit www.pensioncorporation.com
Premier Companies is an employee benefit and wealth management company with over 170 employees based across Croydon in and Bristol. We pride ourselves in helping Employers and Trustees with all aspects of their Employee Benefit arrangements in a practical, cost effective and tailored manner. We provide a full range of tailored services to pension plan trustees and companies. With a focus on utilising the latest technology to back a client-focused approach, our client base ranges in size from SME's to multinationals.
Royal London Asset Management is one of the UK's leading investment companies. RLAM has built a strong reputation as an innovative manager, investing across all major asset classes and delivering consistent long term outperformance. RLAM manages over £113 billion of assets (at 31/12/18), split between equities, fixed interest, multi asset investing, property and cash, with a market leading capability in Sustainable Investing. Products include funds and segregated accounts investing in government bonds, investment grade, high yield and unrated credit, equity income and equity growth across global developed markets, as well as UK property and cash and short-term money market instruments.
Standard Life has been building expertise, quality solutions and shaping the pensions industry since 1825. Pensions are our heritage.
Over the decades, we have sought to not simply lead the industry, but to actively shape it. Continuous two-way communication, research and thought leadership has ensured we don't just keep up, but that we predict trends and keep clients - and the industry - ahead of the curve.
We aim to be customers' first choice for their savings so that they and their families can enjoy a better future.
Ultimately however, our success has been built on the pursuit of great outcomes. Not just for members, but advisers and employers too
T. Rowe Price is a global independent investment management firm, managing over £750 billion across a range of strategies in equity, fixed income, multi asset in order to provide investment solutions for clients.
Our investment approach is solidly rooted in teamwork, fundamental research and taking a long-term perspective, which has helped us deliver consistent, repeatable outperformance while at the same time carefully managing risk. We established our London office in 1979 via the joint venture, Rowe Price Fleming International, and in 2000 began operating in the UK and Ireland as T. Rowe Price International.
Today we have over 400 employees based in London and operate in 16 countries worldwide.
As of 31st December 2018
OneDB is Willis Towers Watson's outsourced defined benefit (DB) full-service pension scheme management solution. OneDB brings together all of the expertise and disciplines from our leading actuarial, administration and investment teams into a single, integrated and coordinated solution for trustees as well as corporate sponsors.
OneDB offers a complete service to DB pension schemes that are no longer open to new savers. Trustees and companies retain overall control of their strategy, but they outsource the day-to-day running of the DB pension scheme to trusted professionals at Willis Towers Watson. The service breaks down the traditional barriers between a trustee board's set of advisers, putting an end to silos. Schemes will have access to best-of-breed investment, administration, actuarial and consultancy services, all under one roof, delivered by an experienced strategic consultant.
OneDB gives you full integration of our services through a single team with assets, data and liabilities all aggregated via our OneDB software.
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