Legal & General Group Plc provides risk, savings and investment management products and services. It operates through the following segments: Legal & General Retirement (LGR); Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM); Legal & General Insurance (LGI); Savings and General Insurance (GI); Legal & General Capital (LGC). The LGR segment represents worldwide pension risk transfer business including longevity insurance, individual retirement and lifetime mortgages. The LGIM segment represents institutional and retail investment management and workplace savings businesses. The LGC segment represents shareholder assets in direct investments, and treasury and traded assets. The GI segment comprises short-term protection. The LGI segment represents UK retail protection, group protection and network business. The company was founded on September 19, 1836 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.