OCIO for Charities

Achieve long-term goals by integrating the management of assets relative to spending requirements

We help charitable endowments achieve long-term goals.

UN-PRIWe do this by integrating the management of assets relative to spending requirements. Our customised investment strategies are based on your specific return and liquidity requirements and our process is underpinned by our open architecture platform.

Globally, we work with over 180* charities, with over £22bn* in assets under management.

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We provide charities with:

  • Advice. We work with you to identify your long-term objectives.
  • Investment management. Our scale allows us to access specialist managers from around the globe.
  • Customisation. Our approach takes into account your specific objectives of risk, return and liquidity needs. 
180+ Charities globally work with us*
  • Risk management. We work with trustees to manage risk and preserve the ability to spend from their endowments. 
  • ESG. Trustees receive an engagement and voting overlay service, delivered to ensure that companies respond to the expectations of shareholders, as well as other stakeholders.
  • Trustee training. This ensures the suitability of our recommendations and helps identify any knowledge gaps that exist amongst board members
60+ Domestic Institutional clients
  • A dedicated team. We attend meetings to review the investment strategy and performance of your portfolio and discuss any changes in circumstances or requirements.
  • Reporting. Our comprehensive reporting  can be tailored to suits trustees’ specific needs.

Why work with us?

Charities benefit from our:

We'll help you navigate the vast array of investment strategies, managers and products to build, monitor and manage the appropriate portfolio to meet your goals.

  • Scale. With over 485* institutional clients globally, including more than 180* charities, we are able to provide access to managers and strategies from around the world. You also benefit from fee leverage through use of our broader assets under management (£260* billion globally) to negotiate down manager costs.
  • Focus and accountability. Our UK team is dedicated to delivering investment solutions to more than 60 domestic institutional clients. Our heritage and expertise in providing outsourced investment solutions to large institutional investors can also help your charity evolve the investment strategy over time.
Knowledge Centre What Do Our Institutional Clients Say About Us? Respected organisations globally have entrusted us with their pension management
  • Open architecture. A crucial component to achieving your objectives is a diversified, risk-managed portfolio that is continuously monitored by experts who serve as an extension of your Committee. That's why it's so important to have a system not tied to the use of specific products or managers. As an adviser and multi-manager, we'll help you navigate the vast array of investment strategies, managers and products to build, monitor and manage the appropriate portfolio to meet your goals.

OCIO for Charities

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*Source: SEI 2nd Quarter Earnings Release 2019. As at 30 June 2019, with an exchange rate of 1 USD to 0.78710 GBP.