Who we are & what we do
Fidelity International offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise. We are a privately owned, independent company, with the commitment and resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help our clients achieve their financial goals.
We invest USD $279 billion globally on behalf of clients in Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and South America. Our clients range from pension funds, central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.
In addition to asset management, we offer investment administration and guidance for employer benefit schemes, advisers and individuals in several countries. We are responsible for USD $83 billion in assets under administration.
Established in 1969 as the international arm of Fidelity Investments, founded in Boston in 1946, Fidelity International became independent of the US organisation in 1980, and is today owned mainly by management and members of the original founding family.
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Building on active, bottom-up research, we create the competitive advantage that is able to deliver superior returns for our clients. Because markets are only semi-efficient, we act on intelligent insight:
This is how we find growth opportunities or income streams that have not been priced in by the market – allowing us to consistently add value for our clients.
We opened our first India office in 2001 in Gurgaon, Haryana and have seen significant growth since then. We started out with 20 employees as a systems development organisation but we soon extended our reach beyond technology and established the customer services service for UK customers in 2003. And now, with over 2200 employees, we have established essential capabilities including Investment Research, Product, Planning and Analytics, each of which play a crucial role in helping our senior stakeholders in their decision-making.
In 2015 we opened our second office in India, in the Noida special economic zone, to further expand on our success in the country.
In India we work on a wide variety of areas with varying degrees of intensity. Below you can see how our focus is split between the Core, Niche and Support areas of business. Find out more about these under Professionals.
We train many of our fund managers through our rigorous Portfolio Manager Academy programme. New portfolio managers initially manage pilot funds to test their ideas with our own money first. To our clients we offer tried and tested funds as a matter of principle.
Our portfolio managers are compensated on their long-term performance so that client and manager time horizons and interests are aligned. The same is true for our management, whose shareholdings are for the duration of their careers with the company.
It’s an approach that works: More than 200 awards across Europe and Asia in 2016 alone recognise the consistent strong achievements of our investment and client service teams.
We're pleased to have been awarded the No. 1 Dream Financial Services Company to Work For by the Times of India Ascent.
31x winner since 2008
109 awards in 12 countries
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All data as at 31 December 2016.
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