An operating model fit for growth while reducing costs

Find out how Ashmore has grew their AuM by 330% since implementing SimCorp and expanded to new emerging markets while at the same time reducing their IT and Operational costs.

In this video, John Gregory, Group COO, explains how Ashmore built on a 10-year partnership with SimCorp to strengthen its IT and Operations. Their simplified processes rely on a single source of data that can be accessed from anywhere at any moment. At a time of increased complexity from new regulations and globalization, their IT and operating model has stood the test to reduce costs while putting expansion first.




Quick facts

Name: Ashmore Investment Management
Headquarters: London, United Kingdom
Investment offices: Colombia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UAE, UK and USA
Industry: Asset Management
AuM: USD 86 billion (2019)



Ashmore is a specialist Emerging Markets asset manager with assets under management of USD 86 billion (as March 2019) invested across a number of Emerging Markets investment themes including external debt, local currency, corporate debt, blended debt, equity, alternatives (special situations, infrastructure and real estate), overlay / liquidity and multi-asset products.

The business was founded in 1992 as part of the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group. It became independent in 1999 and listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2006. Ashmore Group plc (ASHM:LN) is a member of the FTSE 250 index. The company has significant employee ownership.