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Best Insurance Companies in UK
The Following are Top 10 Best insurance companies in the UK, For further information about insurance, read below!
  1. LEGAL & GENERAL

    legal and general insurance


    We are a leading financial services company. This means helping you, and millions of others, plan and build a secure financial future.
    Practice makes perfect, and for over 175 years we made sure that we are always here for our customers, providing our best possible products, a clear, fair service and a safe pair of hands for your money.
    We are recognised by three of the world's leading independent rating agencies for our financial strength and our investment business is one of the biggest in the UK, £413 billion worldwide (as at 31 December 2012).
    As well as being a successful business we do our very best to think about the things that matter to people every day. Taking a stand on the issues that matter to us as a business, to you as our customer and to broader society.
    Type : Public limited company
    Traded as : LSE: LGEN
    Industry : Financial services
    Founded : 1836
    Headquarters : London, United Kingdom
    Key people : John Stewart (Chairman) Nigel Wilson (CEO)
    Products : Life, Pensions and Investments
    Revenue : £34,976 million (2012)
    Operating income : £1,210 million (2012)
    Net income : £801 million (2012)
    Website : www.legalandgeneralgroup.com
  2. AVIVA

    aviva insurance

    Aviva plc is a British multinational insurance company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the sixth-largest insurance company in the world measured by net premium income and has around 43 million customers across 21 countries. It is the market leader in both general insurance and life and pensions in the UK and has major businesses in Asia, continental Europe and North America.

    Aviva has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
    Type : Public limited company
    Traded as : LSE: AV., NYSE: AV
    Industry : Financial services
    Predecessor(s) : CGU, Norwich Union
    Founded : 2000 (by merger)
    Headquarters : St. Helen's Tower London, United Kingdom
    Key people John McFarlane (Chairman), Mark Wilson (CEO)
    Services : Life insurance, Pensions, General Insurance
    Operating income : £1.776 billion (2012)
    Net income : £(3.050) billion (2012)
    Employees : 40,800 (end 2011)
    Website : www.aviva.com
  3. PRUDENTIAL

    prudential insurance

    Prudential plc is an international financial services group with significant operations in Asia, the US and the UK.
    We serve more than 23 million insurance customers and have £427 billion of assets under management.
    The Prudential Group is divided into four business units, each of which has a clearly defined set of objectives within our overall strategy:
    Prudential Corporation Asia is a leading provider of health and protection insurance products to the emerging middle-class families of the region's powerhouse economies.
    Jackson National Life Insurance Company provides carefully tailored retirement products aimed at the 78 million ‘baby boomers’ in the United States, drawing on 50 years of accumulated experience.
    Prudential UK delivers value for the Group through a relentless focus on the life and pensions needs of the age cohorts where wealth is most heavily concentrated.
    M&G has grown to be one of Europe's largest retail and institutional fund managers by developing its enduring expertise in active investment.

    Type : Public limited company
    Traded as : LSE: PRU, NYSE: PUK, SEHK: 2378
    Industry : Financial services
    Founded : 1848 (London)
    Headquarters : London, United Kingdom
    Area served : Worldwide
    Key people : Paul Manduca (Chairman), Tidjane Thiam (Group Chief Executive)
    Products : Life insurance, Investment management, Consumer finance
    Revenue : £29.910 billion (2012)
    Operating income : £3.188 billion (2012)
    Net income : £2.197 billion (2012)
    Employees : 25,414 (2012)
    Website : www.prudential.co.uk
  4. OLD MUTUAL

    old mutual insurance

    We have been listening to our customers' financial needs for over 165 years. We have made long-term savings, protection, banking and investments around the world work for you. Because when you achieve your goals, we achieve ours.

    Type : Public company
    Traded as : LSE: OML JSE: OML
    Industry : Financial services
    Founded : 1845 (Cape Town, Cape Colony)
    Headquarters : London, England
    Key people : Patrick O'Sullivan, Chairman Julian Roberts, Group CEO
    Products : Life assurance, savings and investment, asset management, banking and short-term insurance
    Revenue : £19,793 million (2012)
    Operating income : £1,614 million (2012)
    Net income : £1,487 million (2012)
    Employees : 54,368
    Website : www.oldmutual.com
  5. STANDARD LIFE

    STANDARD LIFE Insurance

    Standard Life is a leading long term savings and investments company headquartered in Edinburgh and operating internationally.
    Established in 1825, Standard Life is a leading provider of long term savings and investments to around six million customers worldwide. Headquartered in Edinburgh, Standard Life has around 8,500 employees internationally.
    The Standard Life group includes savings and investments businesses, which operate across the UK, Canada, Europe, Asia and Middle East; workplace pensions and benefits businesses in the UK and Canada; Standard Life Investments, a global investment manager, which manages over £178bn globally; and its Chinese and Indian Joint Venture businesses. At the end of June 2013 the Group had total assets under administration of over £232bn.
    Standard Life plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and has approximately 1.5 million individual shareholders in over 50 countries around the world. It is also listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, ranking it among the top 10% of sustainable companies in the world.

    Type : Public company
    Traded as : LSE: SL.
    Industry : Financial services
    Founded : 1825
    Headquarters Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Key people : David Nish, CEO Gerry Grimstone, Chairman and Keith Skeoch, CEO Standard Life Investments
    Revenue : £19,185 million (2012)
    Operating income : £900 million (2013)
    Net income : £698 million (2013)
    Employees : 9,000 (2013)
    Website :www.standardlife.com
  6. RESOLUTION

    resolution insurance

    Resolution plc
    was a UK insurance company headquartered in the City of London. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index but was acquired by the Pearl Group in May 2008.

    Industry : Insurance, Pensions, Life Assurance
    Fate : Acquired by Pearl Group
    Founded : 2004
    Defunct : May 2008
    Headquarters : London, England, UK
    Key people : Clive Cowdery, Chairman Andy Briggs, CEO
    Revenue : £5,152.2 million (2006)
    Operating income : £482.3 million (2006)
    Net income : £531.3 million (2006)
    Employees : 40 (2009)
    Website : www.resolution.co.uk
  7. PHOENIX

    PHOENIX insurance

    The Phoenix Companies
    , Inc. is a publicly traded financial services company that traces its origins to 1851.
    Phoenix is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut and had approximately 600 employees as of the end of 2011. Phoenix remains one of the few insurance companies to keep its headquarters in Hartford

    Type : Public
    Traded as : NYSE: PNX
    Industry : Financial services
    Founded : 1851
    Founder(s) : A group of prominent Hartford businessmen
    Headquarters : Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Building Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
    Key people : James D. Wehr, President & CEO
    Products : Life insurance, Annuities, Investment management
    Total assets : $4.5 billion
    Employees : 600
    Website : www.phoenixwm.phl.com
  8. AEGON UK

    aegon uk insurance

    Aegon UK, a brand name of Scottish Equitable plc, is a pensions and life assurance company with its head office in Edinburgh, Scotland. It has been a subsidiary of Aegon N.V. since 1994. In the UK it has pensions, investments, life insurance and advice businesses. The company has sales centres across the UK supporting its key distribution channels.
    Industry : Insurance
    Founded : 1831 as Scottish Equitable
    Headquarters : Edinburgh, Scotland
    Key people : Adrian Grace, CEO
    Products : Pensions, Investment, Protection
    Website : www.aegon.co.uk
    Total Assets : US$b 88.3462 (31/12/2011)

  9. XL GROUP

    XL GROUP
    XL Group plc (NYSE: XL) is a global insurance company headquartered in Ireland with executive offices in Bermuda and Stamford, Connecticut. The company has approximately 4000 employees and about 60 offices on Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. Formerly XL Capital Ltd, the company officially changed its name and domicile on 1 July 2010
    Type : Public
    Traded as : NYSE: XL, BSX: XL.BH, S&P 500 Component
    Industry : Property & Casualty Insurance
    Founded : 1986
    Headquarters :Dublin, Ireland
    Key people : Michael S. McGavick, CEO
    Revenue Selected 2012 Financial Data as at 31 December 2012
    Total Assets: $45.4 billion
    Total Shareholders’ Equity: $11.9 billion
    Total Revenues: $7.2 billion
    Attributable to Ordinary Shareholders $651.1 million : net income
    Employees : 4000
    Website : http://www.xlgroup.com
  10. ST.JAMES'S PLACE

    ST.JAMES'S PLACE insurance

    St James's Place is a street in the St James's district of London near Green Park. It was first developed around 1694, the historian John Strype describing it in 1720 as a "good Street ... which receiveth a fresh Air out of the Park; the Houses are well-built, and inhabited by Gentry ..." Henry Benjamin Wheatley wrote in 1870 that it was "one of the oddest built streets in London."

    Spencer House, which was commissioned by the first Earl Spencer in 1756, stands at number 27 and is now listed as Grade I. A further thirteen properties are Grade II listed, as are three bollards and seven lamp standards; Number 4 is Grade II* listed.
    Total Assets : US$b 41.905 (21/12/2011)
    Website : http://www1.sjp.co.uk/

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