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Phoenix shares advance as it hikes dividend after profits jump

Phoenix said a deal to buy the bulk of Standard Life Aberdeen's insurance business last year was on track to deliver £1.2bn in savings...

on 7/8/19

Standard Life Aberdeen assets grow rise after settling contract dispute with Lloyds

Looking ahead, the firm said the “current environment for asset management remains tough” as macroeconomic and political uncertainties continue to hurt investor sentiment....

on 7/8/19

Standard Life Aberdeen plans to return £1.75bn to shareholders

The FTSE 100-listed firm has said it will return £1bn to shareholders by way of a B share scheme, involving the issue of new B shares to shareholders which the company will subsequently redeem for cash...

on 29/5/18

Barclays a fan of recent Standard Life Aberdeen merger as it double upgrades investment giant

Analyst Daniel Garrod thinks targeted annual cost savings of £200mln is achievable, while there is “improving momentum” behind two key funds...

on 15/8/17

Standard Life Aberdeen edges higher on first day of trading after £11bn merger completes

The £11bn merger was originally agreed back in March but has had to clear various regulatory hurdles...

on 14/8/17

Standard Life and Aberdeen must prepare for battle against passive investing boom, analysts warn

The planned Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management merger seems like a defensive move to some analysts ...

on 8/8/17

Standard Life says it will complete Aberdeen Asset Management merger next week as it lifts profits

Standard Life said its plan to deliver £200mln in cost synergies through its planned merger with Aberdeen was “progressing well”....

on 8/8/17

Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset will be a good income earner after merger, suggests HSBC

The enlarged group will offer a pro-forma dividend yield of 5.4% in 2017 that can grow at 10% per year until 2019...

on 14/7/17

Competition regulator greenlights £11bn Standard Life-Aberdeen merger

The Competition and Markets Authority launched an initial investigation into the merger in May but has decided not follow that up with a more in-depth review...

on 22/6/17

Lloyds Banking Group's Scottish Widows set for Standard Life merger talks

Meetings today should seen Standard Life’s £11bn merger with Edinburgh–based fund manager Aberdeen Asset Management ratified by shareholders ...

on 19/6/17

Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life to cut 800 jobs as part of £11bn merger

The job losses are part of plans to generate £200mln a year in cost savings should the merger get the go-ahead from shareholders next month...

on 10/5/17

Merging Aberdeen Asset sees strong rebound in first-half results, boosted by market gains, cost-cutting

The emerging-markets focused fund manager said its revenues for the six months to March 31 rose by 10.6% to £534.9mln, up from £483.6mln at the same stage last year...

on 2/5/17

Merging fund giants Standard Life, Aberdeen Asset clarify responsibilities co-chief executives will have after criticism

Standard Life's Kevin Skeoch will have responsibility for a number of divisions including investments and pensions, while Aberdeen's March Gilbert's responsibilities will include marketing and distribution...

on 20/3/17

Standard Life's merger with Aberdeen Asset Management a bold gamble, says Berenberg

Standard Life is taking on a lot of risk in its merger with Aberdeen Asset Management, according to Berenberg analysts. ...

on 13/3/17

Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management agree merger

The merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management will create the UK's largest fund manager...

on 6/3/17

Standard Life battles industry head-wins to post modest increase in AUM

An 8% hike in the dividend was underpinned by an underlying 9% increase in cash generation...

on 24/2/17

Fund managers ready to act over excessive executive pay

Fat cats or executive pigs with their snouts in the trough? Either way, fund managers are losing patience with excessive executive pay....

on 6/2/17

Standard Life tops the FTSE 100 fallers as Deutsche Bank cuts rating to 'hold'

In a review of the European Insurers, the broker cut its stance on Standard Life to ‘hold’ from ‘buy’ and reduced its target price on the stock to 370p from 390p....

on 13/12/16

Fund managers and housing stocks plunge in wake of Standard Life property fund suspension

Investors won’t be able to buy or sell units in the fund until further notice. The managers are looking to raise cash by selling off some of the portfolio....

on 5/7/16

Standard Life ups payout despite stock market turbulence

Strong inflows into its works and pensions division were helped by the move to auto-enrolment of company schemes...

on 19/2/16

Royal Dutch Shell wields axe to get BG deal through

Shell said the break-even price per barrel for the deal was in the low US$60s...

on 23/12/15

Shell presses ahead with BG tie-up despite oil fears

Shell is going to London's High Court for consent to hold shareholder meetings to approve the deal...

on 21/12/15

Standard Life to feel pain from pensions shake-up

The Scots insurer said impact of sweeping changes to the long term savings industry announced in the 2014 Budget are set to have impact on the finances going forward....

on 4/8/15
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Broker Spotlight – Carnival, SKY, Go-Ahead, Bunzl, Standard Life, Gemfields...

It’ll soon be time for summer holidays, but first City brokers handed out a upgrades in the travel and leisure sector. ...

on 22/6/15

All change for annuities as FCA plans to warn savers of rip-offs

Some of Britain's biggest pension firms saw shares slide in early deals. Prudential lost 3.82% to 1,675.5p, while Legal & General shed 2.54% to 283.6p. Standard Life eased 1.08% to 474.7p....

on 26/3/15