Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the largest investors in the UK stock market, has used its 2014 corporate governance report, published today, to encourage chairman of FTSE 250 organisations to appoint more female board members.
Legal & General Property (LGP) announces the final close of its second UK Property Income Fund (UK PIF II/the Fund).
In today's Fundamentals briefing, LGIM equity strategist Lars Kreckel discussed the difficultly in predicting the end of bull markets. With many equity indices at all-time highs, Lars examined how bull markets have historically become a bear market and how equities have behaved in the later stages of a market cycle.
Legal & General has revealed it paid out just over £9.75m in stroke related critical illness cover claims in 2014. This equates to 169 claims, which represented 5.6% of all critical illness protection claims in 2014.
Nigel Wilson, Group Chief Executive, said: "Legal & General's cash generation in Q1 of 2015 was a record, operational cash of £330m was up 11% year on year. Cash is driven by our stock of assets and premiums, which we have grown strongly and consistently across our businesses."
Hamburg, 6 May 2015 – SDAX-listed solar and wind park operator Capital Stage, Hamburg, has signed an attractive and innovative long-term financing arrangement for the debt capital portion of the recently acquired 53.4 MWp solar park portfolio in the UK.
Legal & General Property’s building at 740 Waterside Drive in Bristol is the first ever building to be certificated under the BREEAM UK Refurbishment and Fit-Out scheme, the newest of the internationally recognised BREEAM standards for rating the sustainability of building projects.
Following a review the John Lewis Partnership Trust for Pensions has appointed Legal & General as its bundled administration provider for the Defined Contribution section of their scheme.
Legal & General has today announced a £50 million, 40 year loan to Chorley Community Housing Ltd (CCH) to fund a pipeline of 814 new homes over the next three years in the North West of England.
The Bracknell Regeneration Partnership (BRP), a 50:50 Joint Venture between Legal & General Capital (LGC) and Schroder UK Real Estate Fund (SREF), has announced that is has successfully agreed a 20,000 sq ft pre-let to Arcadia at its Northern Retail Quarter development in Bracknell Town Centre. Arcadia
Legal & General Property (LGP) announces that it has signed up Nando’s as the first restaurant for the £85 million extension to the Arndale Centre in Eastbourne.
Legal & General Capital (LGC) has announced that it has successfully completed the purchase of a 50% interest in the Peel Group’s landmark MediaCityUK scheme at Salford Quays in Manchester, which is currently valued at £503 million.
We must adapt to new rights and responsibilities. So what are the top five things that the financial services industry needs to do to help consumers get a better deal?
Ordinary people have to grapple with serious financial issues every day. These are stories that really matter, but people don’t talk about them. This has to change.
The political attractions of a Mansion Tax on houses worth over £2 million are obvious. It’s anti ‘Fat Cat’, it’s anti-London; and sends a message to those who can’t afford housing: “we’re on your side”.
Legal & General’s ‘Let’s House Britain’, a report created with Shelter and KPMG, highlights how we’ve neglected house building in the UK since 1979, falling from post-war highs of 400,000 a year to barely 125,000 homes a year.
Control of public spending and deficits seems to be going haywire – in Europe and in the UK too.
It isn't fair that the young should have to stump the bill for the elderly and their care.
There may have been a point to NI when Lloyd George proposed it in 1908 and William Beveridge placed it at the heart of the Welfare State in his 1942 Report - but there isn’t now.
As we approach exam-result season and thousands of school leavers start thinking about their next step, Nigel explores the unfairness of the current student fee system which saddles our students with unmanageable debt.
Our investment management business is one of the UK’s largest investors in the UK stock market. We look after over £736 billion on behalf of our clients.
Chris's blog explains that although he is a "hard-nosed" finance person, he’s proud to wear our umbrella lapel badge pretty much wherever he goes.
Politicians, regulators and the media unfairly blamed the financial crisis solely on the banks. But, of course, it was much more complex than this.
Group Treasury’s role is to ensure that Legal & General has sufficient liquidity to meet all our commitments as they fall due. Put very simply, we make sure that we can pay all our bills, on time, all of the time.
Benjamin Franklin once said that "there are only two certainties in life – death and taxes". Yet in recent times we've seen an ever changing tax landscape.
Our CEO Nigel Wilson teams up with Google and a panel of financial experts to answer questions about family finance.