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Why Architas?

With you along the way

Making client conversations and the right investment choice easy

Established 2008

in turbulent times and growing strongly ever  since

Global AXA group member

innovation with firm foundations

£9.6 billion

The Architas group of companies manages and advises on £38.9bn globally, with £9.6bn managed and advised directly by the UK companies. As at 30 June 2020

Freeing you to focus on your clients and your business

We understand that advising clients and running your business against a backdrop of increasingly complex regulation takes time – lots of it. From plotting goals to agreeing a financial plan, from tax planning to profiling risk, it’s tough keeping all the plates spinning. And with thousands of funds to choose from and a shifting provider landscape, one of the most time-consuming tasks is selecting and monitoring investments.

The Architas multi-manager fund of funds aim to make it easier to meet your clients’ investment needs with confidence. And we give you clear, shareable evidence to help you answer your clients’ key questions.

We’re solely focused on multi-manager funds

Our carefully assembled team of investment managers from around the globe have over 240 years of experience between them, with backgrounds that span geographies, industries, asset classes and industry sectors.

We combine this deep market experience with rigorous quantitative analysis and qualitative research that delves deep into the approach of underlying fund managers and their teams.

Investment solutions to meet your clients’ needs

All that knowledge goes into creating, monitoring and balancing a wide range of risk-profiled and non-risk-profiled funds of funds for your clients. Our investment design, allocation and due diligence all focus on meeting your clients' investment goals – whether they want to achieve growth, generate an income or preserve wealth.

Making it easier to meet your clients’ needs and objectives - explore our investment design and allocation process.

We invest with a diverse selection of global fund managers

Alliance Bernstein logo
Artemis company logo
BlackRock company logo
TwentyFour Asset Management company logo
Invesco company logo
JP Morgan AM company logo
J.O. Hambro Client Management logo
Jupiter Asset Management company logo
Kames company logo
Robeco - The Investment Engineers company logo
Vanguard company logo
Schroders company logo

Please note these are examples of fund managers that we work with and are subject to change. Third party trademarks are used with the permission of their owners. Fidelity International is a trademark of FIL Limited. 

Our documents

A partnership approach to investing
Want to know about who we are and what we do? Download this guide which will tell you about us and our funds.
2923 KB | PDF Download
An introduction to Architas
Need your clients to know about what we do? This guide for clients explains who we are and what we do along with explaining the concept of multi-manager investing.
2610 KB | PDF Download
Architas fast facts
Need to get the key facts about Architas, fast? This guide gives you share class information for all Architas funds as well as platform availability.
581 KB | PDF Download
Architas funds due diligence
An easy reference guide for advisers to use when carrying out due diligence on the robustness & strength of Architas.
5154 KB | PDF Download





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The value of your clients' investments and any income from them can fall as well as rise and is not guaranteed. Your client could get back less than they originally invested. Architas is 100% owned by the AXA Group but has no legal right of access to the assets of the AXA Group.

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