Legal & General Group PLC

One Coleman Street,
London, EC2R 5AA
United Kingdom,
+44 20 3124 2000

Legal & General Group PLC is a large insurance and investment management company. Legal & General is divided into four business segments. These include Legal & General Retirement, Legal & General Investment Management, Legal & General Capital, and Legal & General Insurance. Legal & General was formed in 1836 and is based in London.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 4 - 1 - 1 - 6
vol $453M $8M $460M
Sell (1.4/yr) # 2 - 2 4 1 - 9
vol $185M $98M $465M $747M

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Largest CALA Group Ltd.
$323M (2013-04-19)
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Largest Cofunds Ltd.
$216M (2016-08-11)

According to our data here at Mergr, Legal & General Group has acquired 6 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 9 assets.

Legal & General Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired CALA Group for $323M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Cofunds to Aegon NV for $216M. Legal & General Group has acquired in 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (50%) and insurance (34%).

When analyzing the financial services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 506 financial services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 20 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic financial services acquirer over the past 3 years is AFH Financial Group, with 9 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the financial services sector over the past 3 years is Lovell Minnick Partners LLC with 5 platform acquisitions.

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