Responsibility. We conduct our business with the highest standards of integrity.

Our Commitment


Our responsibility is to pursue the highest standards of behaviour, both corporate and individual, which underpin our reputation and maintain the trust and loyalty of our clients and stakeholders.

Robyn Grew Chief Administrative Officer, Man Group


Our People

We aim to create an environment that enables our staff to reach their full potential. We seek to build a workplace that guarantees fairness and equal opportunities, while developing and retaining talent through continuing education and constructive feedback loops, flexible working policies and a comprehensive benefits scheme.

Our Community

As a firm, we are conscious of the impact of our organisation on the broader community, and have taken steps to ensure we are contributing positively to those around us. We achieve this primarily through our work with The Man Charitable Trust and our sponsorship of The Man Booker Prizes.

Our Environment

We look to take all practical methods to reduce energy consumption at our offices around the world. We monitor our environmental impact closely using Carbon 2018, a consultancy which helps us to identify areas for improvement.

Our Governance and Risk Management

We recognise the importance of robust corporate governance practices that help to ensure effective oversight and strong accountability. With our scale we are well positioned to seek to implement these behaviours across our investment engines.

Our Market Place

We believe in the importance of promoting integrity and transparency within the investment management sector. We actively support our industry in developing and committing to standards in this regard. In 2008 we were a founding signatory of the Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI).

Responsible Investment



Man Group subscribes to the Principles for Responsible Investment ('PRI') definition: “Responsible investment is an approach to investing that aims to incorporate environmental, social and governance ('ESG') factors into investment decisions, to better manage risk and generate sustainable, long-term returns.”

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Diversity and Inclusion

At Man Group, we fundamentally believe in the importance of a diverse and meritocratic workplace. Our success is founded on talent, commitment, diligence and teamwork. By celebrating diversity, we encourage original and collaborative thinking, helping us deliver the best solutions for our clients.

Luke Ellis CEO, Man Group


Our culture is underpinned by mutual respect for others and we are committed to ensuring a diverse workforce where discrimination of any individual on the grounds of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or educational background is not acceptable. Below is a selection of our partnerships and programmes that help us attract and develop talent from more diverse backgrounds.

Apprenticeship Programme
SEO London
MBTN Global


Achieving a better balance between male and female employees across the business is a key priority for Man Group. We remain committed to promoting gender diversity at all levels - our initiatives to support and encourage our female talent include:

Returner Programme
Female Mentoring Programme


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Man Booker Prizes

Man Group sponsors two major literary prizes – The Man Booker Prize and The Man Booker International Prize. Sponsorship of the prizes underscores Man Group’s charitable focus on literacy and education as well as the firm’s commitment to excellence and creativity.


The Man Booker Prize

Launched in 1969, The Man Booker Prize aims to promote excellence in fiction by recognising the best full-length novel published in the English language each year. The Prize, which receives worldwide recognition, was expanded in 2014 to include entries from writers of all nationalities, writing originally in English and published in the UK.

2017 Winner

George Saunders won the 2017 Man Booker Prize for his novel Lincoln in the Bardo, becoming the second American author to win the prize. Lincoln in the Bardo is the first full-length novel from Saunders, an internationally renowned short story writer.

The novel focuses on a single night in the life of Abraham Lincoln: an actual moment in 1862 when the body of his 11-year-old son was laid to rest in a Washington cemetery. Strangely and brilliantly, Saunders activates this graveyard with the spirits of its dead. This tale of the haunting and haunted souls in the afterlife of Abraham Lincoln’s young son paradoxically creates a vivid and lively evocation of the characters that populate this other world. Lincoln in the Bardo is both rooted in, and plays with history, and explores the meaning and experience of empathy.

Photo source: The Man Booker Prize, by Janie Airey


The Man Booker International Prize

The Man Booker International Prize is awarded each year on the basis of a single book translated into English, and aims to encourage the publishing and reading of quality fiction in translation. The £50,000 prize is divided equally between the author and the translator.


2017 Winner

The 2017 Man Booker International Prize was awarded to the novel A Horse Walks Into a Bar, written by Israeli author David Grossman and translated by Jessica Cohen.

A Horse Walks Into a Bar unfolds over the course of one final show by stand-up comedian, Dovaleh Gee. Charming, erratic and repellent – Dovaleh exposes a wound he has been living with for years: a fateful and gruesome choice he had to make between the two people who were dearest to him. With themes that encompass betrayal between lovers, the treachery of friends, guilt and redress, A Horse Walks into a Bar is a shocking and breathtaking read.

Photo source: The Man Booker International Prize, by Janie Airey


Man Booker Prize Podcast Series

The Man Booker Prize Podcast Series looks at the very best from the world of books. Hosted by BBC Radio 2 producer Joe Haddow, the podcasts guide listeners through the Man Booker Prizes with a behind-the-scenes tour of the key announcements, from the longlist excitement up to the awards dinner and winner announcement.

To listen, download or subscribe to the podcast, please click on one of the links below:


Man Charitable Trust

The Man Charitable Trust (The Trust) is an independent UK registered charity, founded in 1978, which creates opportunities for positive change by giving grants to charitable organisations that promote literacy and numeracy in the UK.

Our aims and activities are two-fold: firstly to support organisations that raise levels of literacy and numeracy in the UK and secondly, to provide opportunities for Man Group UK employees to invest their time and expertise in charitable activities. We achieve this through the following four activities:

  • Providing grants via a two stage application process, or through negotiated partnerships with selected charities
  • Tracking success by measuring impact, carefully monitoring all grants to ensure progress against agreed objectives
  • Providing volunteering opportunities to Man Group UK employees via the Trust’s community volunteering programme, ManKind
  • Supporting Man Group UK employees fundraising activity and charitable donations via the Trust’s Sponsorship Matching and Give As You Earn schemes

The Trustees, drawn from across Man Group’s business, are Teun Johnston (Chairman), Colin Bettison, Lydia Bosworth, Antoine Forterre, Keith Haydon, Carol Ward, Steven Desmyter and Robyn Grew.

The Man Charitable Trust will consider applications in Quarter 1 and Quarter 3 for 2018.

How to apply and criteria for support

Registered charity no: 275386


Regulatory Governance

Modern Slavery

Man Group is committed to ensuring that modern slavery does not exist within our supply chain or any part of our business. Man Group has a zero tolerance approach to slavery and human trafficking and we expect all those in our supply chain to comply with those values. Man Group will not support or deal with any business knowingly involved in slavery or human trafficking.

Modern Slavery Transparency Statement

Man Group Tax Strategy

Our tax strategy sets out the fundamental principles for the management of taxes within the Group based on an understanding of the needs of our stakeholders and in line with our corporate governance procedures so that the Group manages its tax affairs to provide responsible and sustainable support to our business.

Man Group Tax Strategy

Preventing the facilitation of tax evasion

Man Group is committed to ensuring that tax evasion and facilitation of tax evasion are not being committed in the conduct of Man’s business by our investors, within our supply chain or in any part of our business. In line with our policies, no one conducting business with, for or on behalf of Man Group should be involved in the deliberate and dishonest act of tax evasion or facilitate tax evasion.

Commitment to prevent tax offences

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