Prudential Plc is a British multinational life insurance and financial services company headquartered in London. It was founded in London in May 1848 to provide loans to professional and working people. Prudential has 20 million life customers. It owns Prudential Corporation Asia, which has leading insurance and asset management operations across 14 markets in Asia, and Jackson National Life Insurance Company, which is one of the largest life insurance providers in the United States.
Standard Life Aberdeen plc, is a United Kingdom-based global investment company headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland. In March 2017, Standard Life reached an agreement to merge with the investment company Aberdeen Asset Management. Standard Life was renamed Standard Life Aberdeen on 14 August 2017.