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Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L)

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Legal & General Group plc is engaged in life assurance and long-term savings business, investment management, and various general insurance and health business. The Company operates through six segments: Legal & General Retirement (LGR), which includes annuities (both individual and bulk purchase), longevity insurance and... (more)


Beta: 1.34
Market Cap(Mil.): £14,391.97
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 5,954.48
Dividend: 4.00
Yield (%): --


  LGEN.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 11.95 114.16 15.78
EPS (TTM): 0.20 -- --
ROI: -- 4.63 0.46
ROE: 19.08 9.26 16.59

RBS to pay investors $1 billion in bid to avoid fundraising trial

LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay 800 million pounds ($1 billion) in an out-of-court settlement over allegations it misled shareholders during a 12 billion pound fundraising at the height of the financial crisis.

Dec 05 2016

Chesnara to buy L&G's Dutch arm for 160 million euros

LONDON, Nov 24 Chesnara Plc said on Thursday that it is planning to buy Legal & General's Dutch insurance business in a deal worth 160 million euros ($168.64 million).

Nov 24 2016

BRIEF-Legal & General ytd retirement sales 6.7 bln stg

* Completes largest pension buyout of 2016 with 1.1 billion stg Vickers group pension scheme

Nov 14 2016

MOVES-Legal & General appoints Hickman CEO of combined UK/U.S. insurance division

LONDON, Nov 8 British insurer Legal & General said on Tuesday it appointed Bernie Hickman as chief executive of a new combined UK and U.S. insurance division, Legal & General Insurance.

Nov 08 2016

China's Evergrande in talks to buy British housebuilder Cala-source

Nov 1 China Evergrande Group, China's second-largest property developer, is in "early stage" talks to buy Cala Homes, a person familiar with the upmarket British housebuilder told Reuters.

Nov 01 2016

BRIEF-Legal & General chairman John Kingman to take up post Oct. 24

* Board of legal & general group plc announces that sir john kingman will take up his appointment as group chairman of legal & general with effect from 24 october 2016.

Oct 18 2016

Fitch Assigns Legal & General Re 'A+' IFS Rating; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, October 12 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned Bermuda-based Legal & General Reinsurance Company Limited (L&G Re) an Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) Rating of 'A+'. The Outlook is Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS The rating reflects Fitch's view of L&G Re as a "very important" subsidiary of Legal & General Group PLC (L&G), as defined in Fitch's Insurance Ratings Methodology. This view is supported by the importance of L&G Re to th

Oct 12 2016

PE firm HarbourVest offers to buy SVG's investment portfolio

Private equity firm HabourVest offered to buy smaller rival SVG Capital's investment portfolio for at least 783.1 million pounds ($973.8 million), looking to trump an offer from Goldman Sachs and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

Oct 10 2016

SVG Capital accepts bid from Goldman and Canadian pension fund

Britain's SVG Capital accepted an offer from Goldman Sachs and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on Thursday, saying it gave shareholders a better return than a hostile bid from U.S. private equity rival HarbourVest.

Oct 10 2016

U.S. private equity firm HarbourVest extends $1.35 billion SVG bid

U.S. private equity firm HarbourVest Partners said it had extended its $1.35 billion offer for smaller rival SVG Capital , even after the British firm accepted an offer for its investment portfolio from Goldman Sachs and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

Oct 07 2016

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