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22/12

Skandia International rebrands to Old Mutual International

Skandia International, including Royal Skandia, today rebrands to Old Mutual International in all markets around the world. This completes the rebrand of the Skandia businesses to Old Mutual.

Mutual Wealth integrated model, which consists of:

- Intrinsic and AIVA which offer financial advice in the UK and Latin America respectively

- Old Mutual Wealth, the platform operator and life company in the UK

- Quilter Cheviot, the investment manager providing bespoke portfolios

- Old Mutual Global Investors, the asset manager providing high quality funds and packaged investment solutions

Old Mutual International offers offshore bonds and investment solutions globally via offshore jurisdictions in the Isle of Man and Dublin. It will continue expanding its integrated customer proposition during 2015 and beyond, and already has an exclusive distribution agreement with AIVA in Latin America and its offshore bond is part of Intrinsic’s panel in the UK. In addition, it is preparing to launch a researched fund range utilising the investment expertise of Old Mutual Global Investors and will be looking at the possibility of exporting the investment management capability of Quilter Cheviot once that acquisition completes in early 2015.

With innovative new solutions such as Wealth Interactive, Old Mutual International is investing heavily to help support financial advisers in all its markets. Wealth Interactive takes platform technology to a new level in the international market, providing better online processing, enhanced flexibility, and is transforming the way Old Mutual International interacts with advisers.

Paul Feeney, chief executive of Old Mutual Wealth, comments:

“Becoming Old Mutual International is an important milestone. We are committed to building a strong cross-border investment business under the Old Mutual brand that will offer financial advisers and their clients new investment solutions, utilising the skills and resources we have invested in over recent years. Wealth Interactive gives us a solid platform for growth and we will be investing in the Old Mutual brand in all our markets to support advisers recommending our products to their clients.”

For more information contact:

Sophie LentonOld Mutual Wealth+44 (0)2380 916770+44 (0)7834 499558

Notes to Editors:

Old Mutual Wealth

Old Mutual Wealth is a leading wealth management business in the UK and internationally, helping to create prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow.

It has an adviser and customer offering spanning:

  • Financial advice delivered by the Intrinsic network in the UK and AAM Advisory in Singapore
  • Platform based wealth management and protection products delivered by Old Mutual Wealth in the UK & Italy* and Old Mutual International globally
  • Asset management solutions delivered by Old Mutual Global Investors
  • Discretionary investment management delivered by Quilter Cheviot.

Old Mutual Wealth oversees £119 billion in customer investments (as at 30 September 2016).

Old Mutual Wealth is part of Old Mutual plc a FTSE 100 group that provides life assurance, asset management, banking and general insurance. Old Mutual is trusted by more than 19.4 million customers across the world and has a total of £342.7 billion assets under management (as at 30 June 2016).

*Old Mutual Wealth announced the sale of Old Mutual Wealth Italy to Ergo Italia on 9 August 2016. The transaction is pending completion.

This press release is for journalists only and should not be relied upon by financial advisers or customers. Investments may fall or rise in value and investors may not get back what they put in.