F&C Asset Management plc
F&C Asset Management plc (F&C) is a United Kingdom-based company principally engaged in the business of asset management. F&C is an active international investor but with a client focus on the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. Its clients comprise a range of insurance, institutional and retail investors, across multiple jurisdictions, for whom it manages a diverse range of investments, including equities, fixed income and property. As of December 31, 2007, the Company had £103.6 billion of assets under management. As of December 31, 2007, F&C's assets under management by asset class included fixed-interest, equities, property, other alternative investments and money market.