Skilled in asset management? Progress your career in Scotland

Could Scotland be the right location to expand your asset management career?


Scotland is a renowned centre of excellence in investment management and servicing with its origins dating back to the nineteenth century and is in the same regulatory environment as the rest of the UK.

Companies based in Scotland manage approximately £800 billion of assets across many asset classes such as:

  • Equities
  • Fixed income
  • Emerging markets
  • Alternative investments
  • Multi-asset portfolios

This is supported by an established Asset Servicing community.

As the sector continues to consolidate perhaps you should think about joining the exciting companies already based here.

Cluster of Excellence

Several asset management firms have headquarters in Scotland, including:

  • Aberdeen Asset Management
  • Alliance Trust Savings
  • Baillie Gifford
  • Martin Currie
  • Walter Scott

Scotland is also a major European centre for asset servicing on behalf of fund managers in Scotland, the UK, Europe and globally, with six out of the ten largest global players by assets under administration having a presence in Scotland.

Financial services companies with asset servicing operations in Scotland include BNP Paribas, BNY Mellon, Citi, HSBC, JP Morgan and State Street.

These firms are located alongside a mix of large institutional and boutique businesses that deliver a wide variety of innovative investment services to institutional and personal clients around the world, including:

  • BlackRock
  • First State Investments
  • Franklin Templeton
  • Ruffer
  • Kennox

Use your skills in one of Europe’s top financial hubs

If you have the skills, we have exciting opportunities. Enjoy a brilliant lifestyle and develop your career in one of the most important financial hubs in Europe.

Search for financial services jobs in Scotland.