We offer a range of active UK equity solutions to meet our clients’ needs. Our experienced team apply a common investment philosophy and process across our fund range, underpinned by a structured sector approach and high levels of company access. The team also incorporate an assessment of environmental, social & governance (ESG) factors (though these are non-binding), and draws on the expertise of other investment teams across the firm. Our portfolios are driven by the highest-conviction stock ideas, supported by high levels of corporate engagement and rigorous risk oversight.
Our UK equity funds aim to capture the capital growth and income opportunities that exist in the UK stock market. We offer differentiated, results-orientated strategies that seek strong risk-adjusted returns.
For further information on the risks and risk profiles of our funds, please refer to the relevant KIID and Prospectus.
The value of an investment and any income from it can go down as well as up. Investors may not get back the original amount invested.
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Strategies in focus
Aviva Investors UK Listed Equity Income Fund
A strategy that employs a dynamic bottom-up investment process focused on generating long-term capital growth and a yield that is higher than the FTSE All-Share Index.
UK equity strategies
Aviva Investors UK Listed Equity Income Fund
A strategy that employs a dynamic bottom-up investment process and focuses on generating long-term capital growth and a yield that is higher than the FTSE All-Share Index.
Aviva Investors UK Listed Equity Unconstrained Fund
A best-ideas strategy that aims for long-term capital growth through a high conviction unconstrained investment style and has the freedom to invest in companies of any size, and at any stage of the business cycle.
Aviva Investors UK Listed Equity High Alpha Fund
A strategy that aims to outperform the FTSE All-Share and utilises insights from the wider investment teams, including a focus on recovery, special situations and contrarian investment ideas.
Aviva Investors UK Listed Small and Mid-Cap Fund
A strategy with a dedicated focus on both small and mid-cap equities that adopts a stock-driven rather than a style-driven investment approach.
Aviva Investors UK Smaller Companies Fund
A strategy with a high-conviction approach to investing in smaller companies (likely to have a market capitalisation of less than £1bn).
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Climate Transition Equities
A range of strategies investing in companies that can play a major role in the transition to a low-carbon world.
Our range of strategies is underpinned by a robust process designed to meet clients' objectives across capital growth and income.
Global emerging market equities
A range of strategies that offer investors specialist exposure to a rapidly growing asset class, with portfolios targeting income and smaller companies.
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The taming of the few
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Some companies have long sought to mislead the public about their commitments to sustainability, but greenwashing has become more widespread and sophisticated in recent years. Now regulators and investors are fighting back.
How COVID-19 is accelerating the use of new technologies in construction and manufacturing
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ESG factors have long been viewed as risk factors to manage. Giles Parkinson explores the flipside of this proposition, contending that positive externalities are an under-leveraged investment opportunity.
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