About us

Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a leading global asset management group that provides a broad range of actively managed investment strategies and solutions for individual, institutional and corporate clients around the world.

With more than 2000 people including over 4501 investment professionals based in North America, Europe and Asia, we manage €432 billion EUR ($454 billion USD)2 of assets across developed and emerging market equities, fixed income, asset allocation solutions and alternatives.

Our priority is the investment success of our clients. We aim to deliver the investment outcomes they expect through an investment approach that is team-based, performance- driven and risk-aware. Our culture is dynamic and interactive. By sharing our insights across asset classes and geographies we generate richer perspectives on global, regional and local investment landscapes. The ability to exchange and debate investment ideas in a collaborative environment enriches our teams' investment processes. More importantly, it results in better informed investment decisions for our clients.

We are the 15th largest manager of long term mutual fund assets3 in the US and the 4th largest manager of retail funds in the UK4.

Columbia Threadneedle Investments is the global asset management group of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP), a leading US-based financial services provider. As part of Ameriprise, we are supported by a large and well-capitalised diversified financial services firm.


Columbia Threadneedle Investments is the global brand name of the Columbia and Threadneedle group of companies.   

1As at 31 December 2016. 

2AUM of €432 billion: includes the combined assets under management of the Columbia and Threadneedle group of companies as at 31 December 2016. Source: Ameriprise Financial Q4 2016 earnings release. 

3Long term mutual fund assets ranking. Source: Investment Company Institute, Sept 2016. 

4UK retail funds ranking. Source: Investment Association, February 2016.