Standard Life Aberdeen plc is a United Kingdom-based global investment company headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland. In March 2017, Standard Life reached an agreement to merge with the investment company Aberdeen Asset Management. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
The company's asset management arm operates under the Aberdeen Standard Investments brand. It is the largest active asset manager in the UK, with investments in equities, multi-asset, fixed income, real estate and private markets.
In February 2021 the company announced that, following the intended disposal of its life assurance business, it was considering selling or abandoning use of the "Standard Life" name altogether.