Fidelity Worldwide Investment is an investment fund manager providing asset management services to investors all over the world outside the US and Canada. Established in 1969, it now has investment teams in London, Frankfurt, Paris, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Seoul, Delhi, Mumbai and Sydney.
Fidelity is a stock-picking asset manager whose fund managers use in-house analysis provided by in-house research teams to build international investment products and portfolios stock-by-stock from the bottom-up. It currently offers 732 managed funds across all sectors, regions and asset classes, which are supported by 390 investment professionals working across 12 countries. As at March 2015, Fidelity was managing the portfolios of 275,000 personal investors, 440,000 advised investors and 400,000 people investing through their employer.
As at March 2015, Fidelity was managing over £247.1bn for investors around the world, which included £61.5bn for over 1 million investors in the UK. The assets of Fidelity's UK platform include all Fidelity's retail fund assets, retail assets held on FundsNetwork and retail and institutional assets held on the Fidelity DC Investment Platform.
Fidelity Worldwide Investment operates as a private company owned by its employees and the Johnson family. Abigail Pierrepont Johnson is president and chief executive officer of Fidelity Investments (FMR) and chairman of Fidelity Worldwide Investment (FIL).