Established in 1836, we're one of the UK’s leading financial services groups and a major global investor, with international businesses in the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia.

With over £1.2 trillion in total assets under management at 30 December 2019, we're the UK’s largest investment manager for corporate pension schemes and a UK market leader in pensions de-risking, life insurance, workplace pensions and retirement income.

We've also invested over £22 billion in direct investments such as homes, urban regeneration, clean energy and small business finance.

Retirement income

We’re a long-standing provider of annuities and ranked amongst the FTSE top 100 companies.

As one of the leading providers in the retirement income space, we have a range of products offering guaranteed income and fixed income retirement plans.

As of April 2020, we had more than 856,000 annuity customers.

In the 12 months to April 2020 we paid our customers over £2.1 billion in pension annuity income.

We remain committed to the retirement income market, it's advisers and their clients.

Retirement lending

We've transformed the lifetime mortgage market since our entry in 2015. Our proven track record and multi award winning products help prove our drive to change and improve the retirement lending marketplace.

As of August 2020, we've helped over 89,000 customers get a lifetime mortgage.