About us

Millions of people around the world rely on Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage their money. We look after investments for individual investors, financial advisers and wealth managers, as well as insurance firms, pension funds and other institutions. Together, they entrust us with $547 billion1.

All our clients have financial needs and goals, and our job is to do everything we can to help achieve them.

Global Reach: With a global team of 2,000 people working together, our firm is intentionally built to deliver our clients success. Our expertise is diverse with more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. Our clients have access to a broad array of investment strategies, and we have the capability to create bespoke solutions matched to clients’ specific requirements.

A global team of 2,000 people working together

Intense research powered by 180 analysts

Research Intensity: Behind every investment, you’ll find intense research powered by 180 analysts dedicated to finding original, actionable insights that are shared and debated with our portfolio managers. Responsible Investment (RI) principles are an important factor and we apply proprietary tools to provide a robust RI framework and better analysis. This knowledge is harnessed to make better investment decisions that benefit our clients.

Intense research powered by 180 analysts

Forward-looking: Our independent Investment Consultancy & Oversight team employs a ‘5P’ approach to ensure the integrity of an investment strategy and foster continuous improvement. The team works in partnership with our portfolio managers to ensure strategies are managed according to their stated objectives and approach, consistent with client expectations and their desired outcome.

To all our clients, we have one message: your success is our priority.

Our global presence

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$547 BN

managed for institutional and retail clients globally*

managed for institutional and retail clients globally*

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2,000+

people globally, including 450 investment professionals

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Offices in

17 countries

Austria, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Korea, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Singapore, Unit Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States  (Investment offices highlighted in bold)

*AUM of $547 billion includes the combined assets under management of the Columbia and Threadneedle group of companies.

1 As at 31 December 2020

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Offices in

17 countries

Austria, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Korea, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Singapore, Unit Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States  (Investment offices highlighted in bold)

*AUM of $547 billion includes the combined assets under management of the Columbia and Threadneedle group of companies.

1 As at 31 December 2020

Types of investment

Our investment approach is active, client-focused and performance driven. We have built investment capabilities in areas where we have proven expertise, using investment processes that we believe are both repeatable and scalable.
Fixed Income
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a global fixed income manager with a strong credit heritage. We aim to deliver consistent, sustainable returns for our clients via a full range of fixed income solutions.
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Equities
Equities form a major part of our total investments. Managed by a highly experienced team of professionals and organised by regional desks, we provide our clients with an unrivalled global equities perspective.
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Commodities
We offer an actively managed strategy that invests in a diverse global portfolio of commodities to access the capital growth, portfolio diversification and inflation protection benefits offered by this asset class.
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Multi-asset
Our multi-asset strategies are designed to profit from a variety of different market conditions by blending investments, incorporating our thinking across in-house portfolios.
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Property
Our property team uses an active, hands-on approach that emphasises stock selection as the main driver of long-term outperformance.
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Fixed Income
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a global fixed income manager with a strong credit heritage. We aim to deliver consistent, sustainable returns for our clients via a full range of fixed income solutions.
Find out more
Equities
Equities form a major part of our total investments. Managed by a highly experienced team of professionals and organised by regional desks, we provide our clients with an unrivalled global equities perspective.
Find out more
Commodities
We offer an actively managed strategy that invests in a diverse global portfolio of commodities to access the capital growth, portfolio diversification and inflation protection benefits offered by this asset class.
Find out more
Multi-asset
Our multi-asset strategies are designed to profit from a variety of different market conditions by blending investments, incorporating our thinking across in-house portfolios.
Find out more
Property
Our property team uses an active, hands-on approach that emphasises stock selection as the main driver of long-term outperformance.
Find out more

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Our funds

Columbia Threadneedle Investments has a comprehensive range of investment funds catering for a broad range of objectives.

Insights

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Investment approach

At Columbia Threadneedle, we are intentionally built to help you succeed. We equip our investment professionals with the resources, tools and insights they need to achieve or surpass the outcomes our clients expect.