Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management completed their merger on Monday and became Standard Life Aberdeen, also confirming the make-up of the new combined board.
The merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.
Standard Life's £11bn merger with Aberdeen Asset Management has been given the green light by UK regulators.
HSBC upgraded its recommendation on shares of Standard Life and Aberdeen ahead of their merger, telling clients the combination was "sensible (but defensive)".
Man Group: Jefferies downgrades to Hold with a target price of 164p.
The Competition and Markets Authority has cleared the way for the proposed £3.8bn merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management.
Petrofac: Jefferies upgrades to Buy with a target price of 500p.
The proposed merger between Scottish financial firms Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life will reduce the combined workforce by 800 jobs.
Wetherspoon: Canaccord upgardes to Hold with a target price of 1000p.
Aberdeen Asset Management posted a rise in first-half revenues as outflows slowed.
Stocks in London closed higher on the back of sterling weakness caused by displeasing UK data this morning, and helped by a rally in gold after the US launched a missile strike on an airbase in Syria which was behind an alleged chemical-weapons attack.
Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management have issued a statement on Monday to clarify the co-chief executive roles of Keith Skeoch and Martin Gilbert following the announcement of their merger earlier this month.
Admiral: JPMorgan upgrades to Overweight with a target price of 2100p.
Stocks in London ended Monday's session of malaise down, with miners following a fall in industrial metals prices and a downgrade of China's economic growth as big banks across Europe were hurt in the wake of Deutsche Bank's 8bn euro capital hike.
Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management have agreed terms for an £11bn merger, having revealed talks over the weekend.
Go-Ahead Group: Liberum downgrades to Hold with a target price of 2100p.
Asset managers Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management have announced they are in advanced talks over a possible merger to create an £11bn company with more than £650bn of assets under management.
RBS: Deutsche Bank upgrades to hold with a target price of 220p.
RBC Capital Markets has upgraded Aberdeen Asset Management to 'sector perform' from 'underperform' but trimmed the target price to 285p from 290p.
The FTSE 250 index rose 0.13% to 18,264.17 in the late afternoon.