Our Group.

Donut chart showing how £1.902 million is split between six business segments outlined below

Full year results for 2016

Legal & General is divided into six business segments, which are focussed on delivering protection, retirement, solutions, savings and investment management for our customers.

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Business Segments

£54.4bn

Assets

"We're a leading UK de-risk solutions provider to defined benefit (DB) schemes"

43%

2016 operating profit

£894bn

Assets under management

"We're the largest manager of UK DB pension fund assets"

19%

2016 operating profit

£2.4bn

Gross written premiums in the UK and US

"We're the UK's number one provider of individual life protection policies"

17%

2016 operating profit

£31bn

Savings assets

"We look after over 1.2 million customers"

5%

2016 operating profit

£1.1bn

Direct investments
(£10.0bn across the entire group)

"We implement the group's investment strategy"

13%

2016 operating profit

£326m

General insurance gross premiums

"We're a top ten UK household insurance provider"

3%

2016 operating profit

Our Key Strengths

Our businesses are underpinned by our key strengths:

  • Our scale positions in attractive markets: we use our experience and scale to grow in existing markets and to enter attractive new markets
  • Investment: we’re one of Europe’s largest institutional fund managers, as well as the leading UK DB pension fund manager
  • Risk selection: the scale of our data, our long experience and market-leading expertise make risk outcomes more predictable. We're recognised as a leading industry expert in longevity and mortality for our protection and annuity products, and we share our knowledge with a number of institutions and authorities
  • Financial and strategic discipline: our high operational efficiency is underpinned by our strong balance sheet and asset de-risking capabilities
  • Corporate relationships and diverse distribution: our group synergies across insurance and asset management enable us to provide innovative, comprehensive client solutions

Our Investment Case