About us

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Friends Life is a provider of pensions, investments and insurance with a heritage of over 200 years. Our key business lines are corporate benefits, individual protection and retirement income.


Our strategy focuses on building Friends Life as a highly profitable and sustainable company which delivers market leading products and services to its customers and value to its shareholders.

Our businesses

The main businesses within Friends Life Group plc include Friends Life, Sesame Bankhall Group, Friends Provident International, Lombard and fpb AG.


Friends Life is pleased to have received many awards across our services and products.


Friends Life is proud to sponsor Friends Life t20, English cricket's fastest and most entertaining competition.

Fast facts

Friends Life has over 5 million customers and circa 4,000 employees worldwide. We operate from multiple countries, managing funds of £114 billion (as at 30 December 2012) on behalf of our customers.

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