Aberdeen Asset Management PLC is a United Kingdom-based asset manager. The Company operates through asset management for reporting and control purposes. The Company is managed as a single asset management business, with multiple investment strategies of equities, fixed income and property, complemented by a solutions business, which provides multi asset, alternatives and quantitative investment capabilities. These strategies are managed across a range of products, distribution channels and geographic regions. The Company holds investments in seed capital investments, investments in certain Aberdeen-managed funds to hedge deferred fund awards and other investments. The Company operates in approximately 20 countries. Its operations span across Asia Pacific, Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Middle East and Europe, among others.