Financial investments involve an element of risk. For further information, please see the risk warning section.

Rising above the noise of daily markets, the Aviva Investors equities team are long-term investors offering a range of global and regional strategies from income through to capital appreciation. This is achieved by investing across the full spectrum of company market capitalisations.

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Our clients may require capital appreciation for retirement or other savings, protection against inflation or a reliable dividend income. We strive to deliver strong, long term, risk-adjusted performance to match our clients’ needs.

David Cumming

Chief Investment Officer, Equities and Head of UK Equities


Collaboration is our strength. It is our active engagement with clients, with each other and with the companies we invest in that can deliver the best outcomes for our clients.

Our equity team’s interaction with our global network of investment professionals gives us a holistic view. Local market intelligence is constantly shared and investigated, as are macroeconomic perspectives. Equity fund managers and analysts use these insights to help in identifying profitable new investment opportunities for our clients.

As managers of around €78 billion1 of equities, we often have privileged access to the companies in which we invest. We take this responsibility seriously. As committed, long-term investors we believe in the highest standards of corporate governance and work closely with senior management, using our shareholdings to promote positive change. This is one way we help build strong companies that can create long-term value for our investors.

Our clients seek long-term, sustainable returns with skilfully managed risk. With our high conviction approach to investing, along with active engagement, we offer products across a range of equity markets and investment strategies. Through these, we can deliver equity investment solutions that focus on the meaningful outcomes our clients need, wherever they are in the world.

Source: Aviva Investors as at 30 September 2017


The value of an investment and any income from it can go down as well as up and can fluctuate in response to changes in currency and exchange rates. Investors may not get back the original amount invested.

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