About us

2000

Octopus was founded

£8.6bn

worth of funds under management*†

55,000+

People entrust us with their money

Founded in 2000, Octopus Investments set out to be a financial services company with a difference, and one that put its customers first. A part of Octopus Group, today we manage more than £8.6 billion on behalf of over 55,000 investors and have over 1000 employees.*

Octopus has won numerous awards, including the Five Star Investment Provider Award at the Financial Adviser Service Awards, voted for by financial advisers, 6 years running.

* Octopus at 31 March 2020
† FuM includes funds under advisory mandates and the Octopus Cash service

Our story

Octopus Investments began life on 15 February 2000, in the front room of one of our founders. From the very beginning, we invested in the ideas, people and sectors that can unlock a brighter tomorrow.

We built our expertise in spaces that make a real difference in financial planning. And we’ve designed investments that drive money into those sectors we truly believe in.

Where we invest

Renewable energy

We’re one of the UK’s largest investors in wind and solar farms, paving the way for a greener future.

Smaller companies

We’re driving the economy, turning small businesses into big ones.

Healthcare

We’re helping to build state-of-the art care homes, retirement communities and other healthcare facilities.

Property

We provide award-winning finance for property investment and development.

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Contact our team

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Call us at 0800 316 2067