Royal London has announced its international business - formed from the merger of Scottish Life Inte...
Royal London has announced its international business - formed from the merger of Scottish Life International and Scottish Provident International Life Assurance - will be known as Royal London 360 degs when it launches in the new year.
The group has been working on the rebranding since July, after the purchase of Spila went through, significantly increasing the size and scope of Royal London's international business. The two Scottish brands will cease to exist.
Royal London 360 degs will be based in the Isle of Man under chief executive David Kneeshaw.
Kneeshaw said: "The vision we have for the new international business is ideally captured within its new name. I believe it's important to mark a new beginning for the combined international business which demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the markets we operate in; the attitude of the people we employ; and our entrepreneurial approach to doing business. It's not that we actually operate in all international markets, more that we're capable of doing so."
The visual identity of the new business will be unveiled towards the end of this year.
Separately, Resolution Asset Management is to rebrand as Ignis following its takeover by Pearl group. Pearl's Axial institutional asset management arm will initially be unaffected, and Resolution's joint venture boutiques, including Hexam, Maia and Argonaut, will retain their own identities.
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