Welcome to Aberdeen SVG Private Equity

Aberdeen SVG1 is a a specialist private equity fund management and advisory business wholly-owned by FTSE 100 global investment management group, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC ("Aberdeen"). Formerly a joint venture between Aberdeen and FTSE 250 private equity investor, SVG Capital plc,on 30 June 2015 Aberdeen completed its purchase of SVG Capital plc’s stake in Aberdeen SVG, demonstrating Aberdeen’s commitment to consolidate and further strengthen its alternatives platform. As a result, integrating the Aberdeen SVG business with Aberdeen’s existing private equity capability creates a combined team of over 20 investment professionals and total assets under management and advice of approximately €9.5 billion at completion (estimated).

On 27 May 2015, Aberdeen announced it had entered into an agreement to acquire FLAG Capital Management, LLC (“FLAG”), a manager of private equity and real asset solutions with offices in Stamford, CT, Boston, MA, and Hong Kong. This business will be fully integrated into Aberdeen’s current private markets capability and will position Aberdeen as a leading global private equity investor with over 50 investment professionals and circa $15 billion of assets under management (on completion of the deal). This transaction, which is currently expected to close in the third quarter of 2015, is subject to regulatory approval.

1Aberdeen SVG Private Equity Managers Limited (“ASVGM”) and Aberdeen SVG Private Equity Advisers Limited (”ASVG”) are together referred to as “Aberdeen SVG” or “ASVG”. Both Aberdeen SVG Private Equity Advisers Limited and Aberdeen SVG Private Equity Managers Limited are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK