Legal & General to webcast, live, at the Deutsche Bank Depositary Receipts Virtual Investor Conference on March 19th

Legal & General invites Main Street and Wall Street investors to attend an interactive real-time virtual conference

Mar 14, 2013, 13:18 ET from Legal & General

NEW YORK, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal & General, (OTCQX: LGGNY), the UK's 3rd largest insurance group, with global funds under management of over £406 billion (over $600bn), today announced that Kate Vennell, Investor Relations Director, will present at the Deutsche Bank Depositary Receipts Virtual Investor Conference.

DATE:   March 19th, 2013

TIME:    2.45 pm EDT


This will be a live, interactive online event where investors are invited to ask the company questions in real-time -  both in the presentation hall as well as the company's "virtual trade booth." If attendees are not able to join the event live on the day of the conference, an on-demand archive will be available for 90 days.

It is recommended that investors pre-register to save time and receive event updates.

About Legal & General

  • Established in 1836, Legal & General is a leading UK provider of protection, savings, retirement and investment management products, with a market capitalisation of £9.9bn 1. ($14.8bn). In our recent 2012 preliminary results, earnings per share were up 12% to 13.90p, profits after tax up 11% to £801m and dividends per share up 20% to 7.65p for the period. Legal & General's return on equity for 2012 was 15.5%.
  • Legal & General Investment Management is responsible for investing £406bn worldwide on behalf of investors, policyholders and shareholders, managing around 4% of all London listed equities. This includes £43bn of assets for non UK clients.
  • Legal & General America writes protection products in the US market, focusing on higher sums assured policies and in 2012 we had in-force premiums of approximately $922m, making us a top-five protection writer.

1. At close of business on 12 March 2013. All other figures relate to the 2012 calendar year or the end year position

Forward looking statements

This document may contain certain forward-looking statements relating to Legal & General Group, its plans and its current goals and expectations relating to future financial condition, performance and results. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve uncertainty because they relate to future events and circumstances which are beyond Legal & General's control, including, among others, UK domestic and global economic and business conditions, market related risks such as fluctuations in interest rates and exchange rates, the policies and actions of regulatory and Governmental authorities, the impact of competition, the timing impact of these events and other uncertainties of future acquisition or combinations within relevant industries. As a result, Legal & General Group's actual future condition, performance and results may differ materially from the plans, goals and expectations set out in these forward-looking statements and persons reading this announcement should not place reliance on forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made only as at the date on which such statements are made and Legal & General Group Plc does not undertake to update forward-looking statements contained in this document or any other forward-looking statement it may make.

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