Investment Strategies

Capabilities and Solutions

Capabilities and Solutions

In an increasingly complex marketplace, we tailor investment solutions to meet specific and evolving needs of a range of individual institutions.

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Defined Benefit

Working closely with other client teams including that serving insurers, our DB thought leadership and solutions capability is focused on helping trustees better understand and navigate the key risks they face and those other key determinants of successful DB retirement outcomes, breaking down the jargon in the process.

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Defined Contribution

Our DC thought leadership and solutions capability addresses the key determinants of better DC retirement outcomes by reaching out to all stakeholders – policymakers, regulators, providers and practitioners – so acting as a catalyst for change, as well as making the seemingly unintelligible, intelligible and unworkable, workable.

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Local Authorities

Our LGPS thought leadership and solutions capability is keenly focused on the unique needs of this very distinctive group of investors and the importance placed on transparency and the creation of strategic partnerships.

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With over a third of our global assets under management relating to insurance clients and our extensive expertise with large strategic partnerships, we have been able to showcase our proven record of building and developing long term partnerships with our insurer clients.

Responsible Investing

At Columbia Threadneedle Investments, we believe that the best way to deliver sustainable growth and returns for our clients over time is to take a holistic approach to the assessment of risk and opportunity in our investment processes. By adopting a more responsible investment approach – building on our culture of teamwork, debate and collaboration – not only do we enhance conventional investment processes, but we enable our clients to benefit from better informed ideas.

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Investment Options

We design our capabilities to suit specific markets and we carefully create them with your needs in mind. This is based on our belief that an active approach to investment will deliver long-term value for your portfolios.

Our funds

Columbia Threadneedle has a comprehensive range of investment funds catering for a broad range of objectives. You can view the latest prices and information on our OEIC and SICAV funds.


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