Boat Race Fans F
Free transport is being provided
all the action at The 14
Aberdeen Asset Management
Universities’ Boat Race on Saturday, February 28.
Aberdeen Asset Management, which sponsors the annual event, has
buses to ferry boat race fans to the River Dee where
Robert Gordon University
determined to win over Aberdeen University’s
year reign on the title.
battle it out by rowing 3.5km
from the Bridge of
Dee to Aberdeen Boat Club in Torry.
chief executive of Aberdeen
has always been very well supported
by students eager to cheer
on their respe
ctive teams and
e want to show our appreciation for their
loyalty, on behalf of the boat race organisers and the university teams, by
providing courtesy transport.
The exciting build up to the
Aberdeen Asset Management Universities
at 1.30pm with
rew boat race, an
Alumni boat race
local media celebrities add to the day’s
against each other in the Media Challenge Cup.
challenge will feature
teams from the Evening Express & the
Journal, NorthSound, STV and Original 106 FM who will race in coxed ‘tub’
pairs over 300m
of the River Dee.
bus programme is detailed below:
Bus departs from Hillhead Turning Circle.
Bus departs from
Butchart Recreational Centre, University
Bus departs from the Tilted Wig, Union Street.
For further information contact:
9 Victoria Street
Office Telephone: 01224 646491
Mobile: 07500 442444
Notes to Editors
Aberdeen Asset Management
is an independently
operated company which
has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1991 and is currently a
cap) company with a market capitalisation of £900million
The group presently employs more than 1,800 people worldwide.
Excluding its smaller private equity offices in the UK, the group has 24
offices located in 20 countries around the globe with its main investment
management centres in Edinburgh, London, Phi
ladelphia, Singapore and
Sydney, and its property operation is headquartered in Stockholm.
Key clients include leading national and corporate pension funds, central
banks and other investment institutions.
The Company was established in 1983, as Aberdeen
Fund Managers Limited,
by Martin Gilbert, Ronnie Scott Brown, George Robb and a listed investment
trust company, to take over the investment business of a local Aberdeen
firm of solicitors providing fund management and secretarial services to the
nt trust (Aberdeen Trust PLC, a quoted investment trust with assets
of more than £100 million) and to a small number of institutions and private
Aberdeen Boat Club (ABC)
is one of
the oldest rowing clubs in the UK.
Founded in 1865 on the River Dee, ABC is now one of Scotland’s largest
rowing centres. Competitively, members have enjoyed success at both
national and international levels as well as generally having the strongest
ce at domestic events. In 2002, Aberdeen Boat Club became the first
Scottish club to win at Henley Royal Regatta.
The club welcomes rowers in the Aberdeen area with a well
training structure for complete beginners. For more information about
deen Boat Club, visit: ww.abc