Aberdeen Asset Management reported a 2.6% gain in assets under management for the two months ended Aug. 31, to £168.8 billion ($267 billion), on higher inflows into equity funds.
The company had total net inflows of £600 million, Aberdeen said in a news release.
New business in equities climbed to £2.1 billion, more than in any other division, in the two-month period. The MSCI World index climbed 4.1% in the period.
Aberdeen has fully repaid all its bank debt from its operating cash flow, the company said.