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Investments

17

Portfolio Exits

5

Funds

16

Partners & Customers

2

Service Providers

1

About Aberdeen Asset Management

Aberdeen Asset Management is a global investment management group, managing assets for both institutional and retail clients from offices around the world. The firm's mission is to deliver strong fund performance across diverse asset classes in which they have a sustainable competitive edge.

Aberdeen Asset Management Headquarter Location

10 Queens Terrace

Aberdeen, Scotland, AB10 1YG,

United Kingdom

+44 (0) 1224 631999

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Latest Aberdeen Asset Management News

Revolut chairman Martin Gilbert invests in enterprise blockchain firm

May 27, 2020

Revolut chairman Martin Gilbert invests in enterprise blockchain firm By Daniel Lanyon on Wednesday 27 May 2020 Image source: BTP Edinburgh-based Blockchain Technology Partners (BTP), a blockchain infrastructure startup, has closed an angel funding round led by Aberdeen Asset Management veterans Martin Gilbert and Andrew Laing. The firm, founded in 2018, says it simplifies the deployment and management of distributed ledgers, blockchain and smart contract infrastructure. Recently is has also been delivering the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange's new securities lending platform. Gilbert, co-founder and former long term CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management last year also took up the role of Chairman at banking fintech unicorn Revolut. Laing, a long time senior leader at Aberdeen is now an active early-stage investor. Paul Forrest, also an investor in BTP, has joined the firm as its inaugural non-executive chairman. Forrest has over twenty-five years experience as a strategy consultant advising governments and working with FTSE 100 and Global 500 businesses including Ford Motor Company, Wal-Mart, Virgin Galactic and AkzoNobel. “Paul understands the potential for growth in enterprise blockchain adoption, having been involved in this space for several years and at the cutting edge of successive waves of innovative enterprise technologies throughout his career,” said Duncan Johnston-Watt, CEO & Co-founder of BTP. “We are delighted Paul has decided to take up this role and help us scale the business and lay the groundwork for future investment.” “BTP has an exceptional opportunity which is why we invested in the company in the first place,” said Martin Gilbert. “We are pleased to see that BTP has strengthened its corporate governance with the appointment of Paul Forrest. Paul’s experience complements a leadership team that has the vision and expertise to deliver their clear value proposition.” Sign up to the Daily Disruptor Newsletter Your Email:

Aberdeen Asset Management Investments

17 Investments

Aberdeen Asset Management has made 17 investments. Their latest investment was in Blockchain Technology Partners as part of their Seed on May 5, 2020.

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Aberdeen Asset Management Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/27/2020

Seed

Blockchain Technology Partners

Yes

1

11/7/2018

Private Equity - III

TrueNoord

No

1

7/18/2018

Debt

TrueNoord

$500M

Yes

1

8/1/2007

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$99M

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10

5/12/2006

Unattributed VC - II

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$99M

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10

Date

5/27/2020

11/7/2018

7/18/2018

8/1/2007

5/12/2006

Round

Seed

Private Equity - III

Debt

Unattributed

Unattributed VC - II

Company

Blockchain Technology Partners

TrueNoord

TrueNoord

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Amount

$500M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

Aberdeen Asset Management Portfolio Exits

5 Portfolio Exits

Aberdeen Asset Management has 5 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Parmenion Capital Partners on March 09, 2021.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

3/9/2021

Acq - Fin

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Date

3/9/2021

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Exit

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Valuation

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Sources

2

10

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Aberdeen Asset Management Acquisitions

15 Acquisitions

Aberdeen Asset Management acquired 15 companies. Their latest acquisition was Hark Capital on June 11, 2018.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

6/11/2018

Acq - Fin

1

7/3/2017

Acquired

1

5/4/2017

Acquired

2

3/15/2016

Acq - Fin

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$99M

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10

9/4/2015

Acq - Fin

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10

Date

6/11/2018

7/3/2017

5/4/2017

3/15/2016

9/4/2015

Investment Stage

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

Companies

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Total Funding

$99M

$99M

Note

Acq - Fin

Acquired

Acquired

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Sources

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1

2

10

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Aberdeen Asset Management Fund History

16 Fund Histories

Aberdeen Asset Management has 16 funds, including Bonaccord Capital Partners I-A.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

2/14/2020

Bonaccord Capital Partners I-A

$239.4M

1

1/8/2020

Aberdeen U.S. Private Equity VIII (Offshore)

$423.15M

1

1/8/2020

Aberdeen U.S. Private Equity VIII

$423.15M

3

5/17/2018

Aberdeen U.S. Private Equity VII

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$99M

10

3/1/2017

Aberdeen Venture Partners X

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$99M

10

Closing Date

2/14/2020

1/8/2020

1/8/2020

5/17/2018

3/1/2017

Fund

Bonaccord Capital Partners I-A

Aberdeen U.S. Private Equity VIII (Offshore)

Aberdeen U.S. Private Equity VIII

Aberdeen U.S. Private Equity VII

Aberdeen Venture Partners X

Fund Type

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Status

Amount

$239.4M

$423.15M

$423.15M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

1

3

10

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Aberdeen Asset Management Partners & Customers

2 Partners and customers

Aberdeen Asset Management has 2 strategic partners and customers. Aberdeen Asset Management recently partnered with Calastone on .

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

Vendor

Calastone

United Kingdom

Aberdeen Unit Trust Managers Limited selects Calastone for order routing and settlement services – Calastone

Alan Hawthorn , Global Head of Investor Services at Aberdeen added , `` Aberdeen is delighted to enter into a relationship with Calastone which we feel will continue and improve the straight-through-processing capability within our industry '' .

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Date

Type

Vendor

Vendor

Business Partner

Calastone

Country

United Kingdom

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News Snippet

Aberdeen Unit Trust Managers Limited selects Calastone for order routing and settlement services – Calastone

Alan Hawthorn , Global Head of Investor Services at Aberdeen added , `` Aberdeen is delighted to enter into a relationship with Calastone which we feel will continue and improve the straight-through-processing capability within our industry '' .

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Sources

3

10

Aberdeen Asset Management Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Aberdeen Asset Management has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Merger

Investment Bank

Financial Advisor

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Merger

Provider Type

Investment Bank

Service Type

Financial Advisor

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Aberdeen Asset Management Team

2 Team Members

Aberdeen Asset Management has 2 team members, including former Chief Operating Officer, Derrick Hastie.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Derrick Hastie

Chief Operating Officer

Former

Andrew Smith

Chief Operating Officer

Former

Name

Derrick Hastie

Andrew Smith

Work History

Title

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Status

Former

Former

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