Schroders


Schroders is a global asset management company with £95.5 (E138.95 / $161.70) billion under management as at 31st October 2003. Our clients include corporations, insurance companies, local and public authorities, charities, pension funds, high net worth individuals and retail investors.


Our aim is to apply our specialist asset management skills in serving the needs of our clients worldwide and in delivering value to our shareholders. With one of the largest networks of offices of any dedicated asset management company and over 250 portfolio managers and analysts covering the world\'s investment markets, we offer our clients a comprehensive range of products and services.


Further information about Schroders is located on the following sites:


Corporate & Institutional: www.schroders.com


Retail & Investment Funds: www.schroders.co.uk


Mutual & Off-shore Funds: www.schroders.lu


Issued by Schroder Investment Management Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.


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Extensive Product Range


Our breadth of product allows us to offer innovative solutions to meet the requirements of our clients.


Our product capabilities can address different performance requirements within a variety of asset classes. These can be used either as independent portfolios or as part of a multi-asset product. Our ability to address the particular needs of individual clients is a core contributor to our success as a dedicated asset manager.


Below is just a sample of the products available on a stand alone or pooled basis.


Equities


European / Euro Large & Small Cap


Global


UK Large, Mid & Small Cap


Japan Large & Small Cap


Pacific Basin


US Large & Small Cap


Emerging Markets



Multi Asset


Global Balanced


Regional Balanced


Tailored Benchmark


Alternative Investments


Property


Structured Products


Private Equity


Hedge Funds


Bonds / Cash


Euro Fixed Income


UK Fixed Income


Corporate Bonds


US Fixed Income


Japan Fixed Income


Asian Fixed Income


Discretionary Money Management


Global Fixed Income


Emerging Market Debt


Index Linked Bonds





Mutual funds


Worldwide Overview

Schroders provides individuals, private clients, institutions and leading financial intermediaries with a full range of investment fund products and services. These consist of families of mutual funds, unit trusts and investment trusts. Other collective investment schemes are offered, as well as a range of alternative investment products.


Schroders manages over £14 billion (€20 billion/US$23 billion)* in these funds worldwide. Assets are managed through our central operation, Schroders Investment Management (SIM). Headquartered in London, its global network of investment management offices has more than 257 locally based fund managers and research analysts. Together, these resources enable us to combine ‘top-down’ market analysis with ‘bottom-up’ stock research and local knowledge in all major markets.


In the US we provide fund management and "wrap" investment services to endowments, foundations, family trusts and individuals and to a number of the leading US broker dealers for their clients. Our major mutual fund range is called Schroder Investment Management North America Inc (SIMNA).


Our Investment Funds business operates across the Asia-Pacific region with domestic fund ranges in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore. We also have research and marketing resources in China, Indonesia, South Korea and Taiwan.


Schroders’ unit trust operation is one of the largest in the UK, with over £9 billion (€13 billion/$14 billion) under management through the Schroder Unit Trusts Limited range. We provide Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) to qualified UK investors, and other specialist funds for the long-term savings industry.


In Continental Europe, we offer two SICAVs - Schroder International Selection Fund (Schroders ISF) and Schroder World Market Fund (Schroders WMF). Both ranges are based in Luxembourg and include equity and fixed income funds, which cover major world markets. These funds are currently registered for sale in 19 countries worldwide.


Private banking


With Schroders\' 200 years of experience, serving the financial needs of our clients, we offer a comprehensive wealth management service, including Alternative Investments and Absolute Return Products. This is complemented by banking and fiduciary services.


Our clients include private individuals, family offices, trustees, charities, smaller institutions and investment holding companies.


To find out more about the service and how to become a client go to our Private Banking website: Schroders Private Bank.


Private equity


Schroders has significant experience in private equity, having established Schroder Ventures in 1983. Schroder Ventures has since developed into an international association of independent entities, providing management, advisory and consultancy services to Schroder Ventures and Permira private equity funds.


Schroders has recently expanded its private equity activities with the launch of a second private equity fund of funds to meet the needs of small and large institutions as well as high net worth individuals.


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