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Aberdeen Asset Management

1Aberdeen Asset Management

Founders: Martin Gilbert, Ronnie Scott and George Robb
Founded: 1983
Origin: Aberdeen, Scotland
No. of Employees: Over 2,700
AUM: USD 483.3 billion

 

 

Alliance Bernstein

2Alliance Bernstein

Founders: Zalman Chaim Bernstein (Sanford Bernstein) and William H. Donaldson, Dan W. Lufkin, and Richard H. Jenrette (Alliance Capital)
Founded: 2000 (Acquisition of Sanford Bernstein (founded 1967) by Alliance Capital (founded 1971)
Origin: New York, United States
No. of Employees: 3,565
AUM: USD 485.1 billion

 

 

Allianz Global Investors

3Allianz Global Investors

Founders: Carl von Thieme and Wilhem von Finck (Founders of Allianz SE, the parent company)
Founded: (1890 for Allianz SE)
Origin: Berlin, Germany
No. of Employees: Over 2,800
AUM: EUR 454 billion

 

 

Aviva Global Investors

4Aviva Investors

Founders: Aviva
Founded: 2000 (Merger of asset management businesses of both Morley Fund Management Ltd and Norwich Union Investment Management Ltd)
Origin: London, United Kingdom
No. of Employees: Over 1,000
AUM: ₤247 billion

 

 

Amundi Asset Management

5Amundi Asset Management Singapore

Founders: Crédit Agricole and Société Générale S.A.
Founded: 1989 (Singapore branch)
Origin: Paris, France
No. of Employees: Over 3,700
AUM: EUR 954 billion

 

 

Blackrock

6Blackrock Investment Management

Founders: Larry Fink, Robert S. Kapito, Susan Wagner, Barbara Novick, Ben Golub, Hugh Frater, Ralph Schlosstein, and Keith Anderson
Founded: 1988
Origin: New York, United States
No. of Employees: Over 12,000
AUM: USD 4.72 trillion

 

 

BNP Paribas Investment Partners

7BNP Paribas Investment Partners

Founders: BNP and Paribas
Founded: 1999 (Acquisition of Paribas by BNP)
Origin: Paris, France
No. of Employees: Over 3,200
AUM: USD 642 billion

 

 

CIMB Principal Asset Management

8CIMB Principal Asset Management

Founders: CIMB and Principal Financial Group
Founded: 1995
Origin: Malaysia
No. of Employees: Not Available
AUM: RM 50.7 billion

 

 

Columbia Threadneedle

9Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Founders: Not Available
Founded: Not Available
Origin: Luxembourg
No. of Employees: Over 2,000
AUM: ₤320.2 billion

 

 

Deutsche Asset Management

10Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

Founders: Deutsche Bank Group
Founded: Not Available
Origin: Berlin, Germany
No. of Employees: Over 6,000
AUM: EUR 1,159 billion

 

 

Eastspring Investments

11Eastspring Investments

Founders: Prudential PLC
Founded: 1994
Origin: London, United Kingdom
No. of Employees: Over 2,000
AUM: USD 134 billion

 

 

Fidelity Investments

12Fidelity Investments

Founders: Edward Johnson II
Founded: 1946
Origin: Boston, Massachussets, USA
No. of Employees: Over 41,000
AUM: USD 2.06 trillion

 

 

First State Investments

13First State Investments

Founders: Commonwealth Bank Group
Founded: 1988
Origin: Australia
No. of Employees: 572
AUM: USD 155.4 billion

 

 

Franklin Templeton Investments

14Franklin Templeton Investments

Founders: Rupert Johnson Sr.
Founded: 1947, 1992 (Acquisition of a company to form the common name Franklin Templeton)
Origin: New York, United States
No. of Employees: Over 9,000
AUM: USD 898 billion

 

 

Fullerton Fund Management

15Fullerton Fund Management

Founders: Temasek Holdings
Founded: 2003
Origin: Singapore
No. of Employees: 106 (in Singapore)
AUM: USD 10 billion

 

 

Henderson Global Investors

16Henderson Global Investors

Founders: William Brabner
Founded: 1934
Origin: London, United Kingdom
No. of Employees: Over 900
AUM: USD 129.1 billion

 

 

Horizon Asset Management

17Horizon Asset Management

Founders: Murray Stahl, Peter Doyle, and Steven Bregman
Founded: 1994
Origin: New York, United States
No. of Employees: Over 80
AUM: USD 9.2 billion

 

 

HSBC Asset Management

18HSBC Global Asset Management

Founders: Sir Thomas Sutherland
Founded: 1865 (HSBC), 1994 (HSBC Global Asset Management)
Origin: London, United Kingdom
No. of Employees: Over 2,000
AUM: USD 454 billion

 

 

NN Investment Partners

19ING Investment Management (Now NN Investment Partners)

Founders: Merger between NMB Postbank Groep and Nationale-Nederlanden
Founded: 1991
Origin: Amsterdam, Netherlands
No. of Employees: Over 1,100
AUM: USD 242 billion

 

 

JP Morgan Asset Management

20JP Morgan Asset Management

Founders: JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Founded: 2000
Origin: New York City, United States
No. of Employees: Not Available
AUM: US$1.7 trillion

 

 

Legg Mason Asset Management

21Legg Mason Asset Management

Founders: George Mackubin (Legg & Company) and Raymond Mason (Mason & Company)
Founded: 1970 (Acquisition of Mason & Co by Legg & Co)
Origin: Baltimore, United States
No. of Employees: 3,100
AUM: USD 696 billion

 

 

Lion Global Investors

22Lion Global Investors

Founders: OCBC Asset Management and Straits Lion Asset Management (Merger)
Founded: 2005
Origin: Singapore
No. of Employees: 150
AUM: USD 25.9 billion

 

 

Man Investment Management

23Man Investment Management

Founders: James Man
Founded: 1783
Origin: London, United Kingdom
No. of Employees: 1,078
AUM: USD 78.8 billion

 

 

Manulife Asset Management

24Manulife Asset Management

Founders: Manulife and Elliot & Page Limited (Merger)
Founded: 1996
Origin: Toronto, Canada
No. of Employees: 375 investment professionals
AUM: USD 313 billion

 

 

Natixis Asset Management

25Natixis Asset Management

Founders: Natixis Asset Management and Ixis Asset Management (Merger)
Founded: 2007
Origin: Paris, France
No. of Employees: 649
AUM: EUR 328.6 billion

 

 

Neuberger Berman

26Neuberger Berman Asset Management

Founders: Roy Neuberger and Robert Berman
Founded: 1939
Origin: New York, United States
No. of Employees: 2,155
AUM: USD 251 billion

 

 

Nikko Asset Management

27Nikko Asset Management

Founders: Nikko Securities Investment Trust & Management Co., Ltd and Nikko International Capital Management Co., Ltd (Merger)
Founded: 1999
Origin: Japan
No. of Employees: Over 190 investment professionals
AUM: ¥19.46 trillion

 

 

Permal Investment Management

28Permal Investment Management

Founders: Not Available
Founded: 1973
Origin: London, United Kingdom
No. of Employees: Over 200
AUM: USD 22 billion

 

 

Phillip Capital Management

29Phillip Capital Management

Founders: Allied Irish Banks PLC (AIB) and Phillip Securities
Founded: 1994
Origin: Singapore
No. of Employees: 20 (In Singapore)
AUM: USD 1.8 billion

 

 

PIMCO Investment Management

30Pimco Investment Management

Founders: Bill Gross, Bill Podlich and Jim Muzzy
Founded: 1971
Origin: California, United States
No. of Employees: Over 2,000
AUM: USD 1.52 trillion

 

 

Pinebridge Investments

31Pinebridge Investments

Founders: Pacific Century Group and AIG Investments (Merger)
Founded: 2010
Origin: New York
No. of Employees: 500-1000
AUM: USD 77.7 billion

 

 

Russell Investments

32Russell Investments

Founders: Frank Russell
Founded: 1936
Origin: Washington, United States
No. of Employees: Over 1,800
AUM: USD 265.8 billion

 

 

Schroders Asset Management

33Schroders Asset Management

Founders: Johann Friedrich Schröder
Founded: 1804
Origin: London, United Kingdom
No. of Employees: Over 3,600
AUM: USD 487.4 billion

 

 

UBS Asset Management

34UBS Asset Management

Founders: UBS
Founded: 2002 (Consolidation of investment teams)
Origin: Zurich, Switzerland
No. of Employees: Around 2,400
AUM: CHF 650 billion

 

 

UOB Asset Management

35UOB Asset Management

Founders: United Overseas Bank
Founded: 1986
Origin: Singapore
No. of Employees: 125 (in Singapore)
AUM: USD 20.4 billion