Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.L)
21 May 2019
May 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
LONDON, May 17 Legal & General Investment Management, one of the biggest institutional investors in embattled lender Metro Bank, said it plans to vote against the chairman and other board members at the company's annual meeting.
Germany's biggest insurer Allianz is in advanced talks to buy Legal & General's home insurance business, Sky News reported on Monday.
April 26 Germany's biggest insurer Allianz is in advanced talks to buy Legal & General's home insurance business, Sky News reported https://news.sky.com/story/germans-swoop-to-give-new-home-to-lg-insurance-arm-11706919 on Monday.
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LONDON Legal & General said it had made record sales of annuities in 2018, although some analysts questioned whether Britain's third-largest insurer could continue to raise its dividend at the same time, knocking its shares on Wednesday.
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LONDON, March 6 British life insurer Legal & General posted a 10 percent rise in operating profit to 1.9 billion pounds ($2.5 billion) in 2018, helped by record sales of annuities, it said on Wednesday.
CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-MOVES-Legal and General Investment Management names Middle East distribution head
Jan 8 European asset manager Legal and General Investment Management on Tuesday named Noareen Raja as its head of Middle East distribution, responsible for client relationships in the region.
Dec 19 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Wednesday: