We see excellent prospects to drive greater value from all our businesses. In each of our markets, we believe we can leverage our positions to develop new growth opportunities and influence market development. Our ongoing investment to more fully understand the needs of our customers will drive the propositions we will develop for our customers. In doing this, we also help fulfil a growing need for providing long-term retirement and savings solutions.
- We are a leading Corporate pensions provider in UK and Canada, with a strong brand and competitive positioning in these markets. We remain confident that these markets provide a significant growth opportunity for us
- We see many opportunities in our Retail markets, where we are focusing on the savings and investments needs of individuals in our chosen segments. We continue to build on our track record for innovation and strength in distribution
- The strength of the Group is enhanced by the excellent investment performance record of Standard Life Investments. Our focus remains on sustaining that level of performance and on building an investment platform that can support our growth ambitions
- We manage our joint venture businesses with a view to maximising their long-term value. The operations in India and China give us the opportunity to participate in sizeable markets with major growth potential.