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Our world

Prudential plc is an international financial services group serving around 24 million insurance customers and with £496 billion of assets under management. We are listed on stock exchanges in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York.

Map of our operating areas

% of GDP growth* 2014-2019

Pie chart; % of GDP growth 2014-2019. Prudential life business footprint 63%, Rest of world 37%

US$ 13.9 trillion – global growth

*IMF World Economic Outlook – October 2014

24m life customers worldwide

£496bn assets under management

4 stock exchange listings

166 years of providing financial security


The Asian middle class population is forecast to double between 2009 and 2020 and will by then represent over half of the global middle class. This group is getting wealthier and will have significant and growing needs for protection against illness and accident.

Prudential Corporate Asia

Prudential is a leading international life insurer in Asia with operations in 14 markets and serving the emerging middle class families of the region’s outperforming economies. We have built a high-performing business with effective multichannel distribution, a product portfolio centred on regular savings and protection, award-winning customer services and a well-respected brand.

Read more: Our businesses and their performance – Asia

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United States

The US ‘baby boomer’ generation is the wealthiest demographic group in the global economy. Over the next 20 years they will be retiring at a rate of 10,000 per day, creating significant demand for retirement services.


Jackson is one of the largest life insurance companies in the US, providing retirement savings and income solutions aimed at the 77 million ‘baby boomers’. Founded over 50 years ago, Jackson has a long and successful record of providing advisers with the products, tools and support to design effective retirement solutions for their clients.

Read more: Our businesses and their performance – United States

United Kingdom

The UK has an ageing population and a ‘savings gap’, that is unsustainable over the long term. This will drive increasing demand for savings products and retirement income solutions.

Prudential UK & Europe

Prudential is a long-established leading provider of life and pensions, with a relentless focus on the needs of the age cohorts where wealth is most heavily concentrated. Our core strengths in with-profits and retirement are underpinned by our expertise in areas such as longevity, risk management and multi-asset investment, together with our financial strength and highly respected brand.

Read more: Our businesses and their performance – UK

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Businessmen walking in London

Asset management

Europe is home to the second-largest retail asset management industry in the world, with over £6.2 trillion of assets. Asset managers with trusted brands and superior investment performance will see increasing demand for their products.


M&G has been investing money for individual and institutional clients for over 80 years. M&G has grown to be one of Europe’s largest retail and institutional fund managers by developing its enduring expertise in active investment. M&G has a conviction-led and long-term approach to investment, developing a deep understanding of the companies and organisations in whose equities, bonds or property M&G invests.

Read more: Our businesses and their performance – M&G


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