Henderson Group - History

History

The Company was established in 1934 to administer the estates of Lord Faringdon. In 1975 it started managing pension funds. It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1983.

On re-listing as HHG Group in 2003 the group comprised:

Henderson Global Investors, a UK-based investment manager
• Life Services (comprising the life and pension books of Pearl Assurance plc, NPI Limited, National Provident Life Limited and London Life Limited, and HHG Services Limited.)
• The financial advisory firm, Towry Law

Since 31 October 2008, the Group has been incorporated in Jersey and tax-resident in the Republic of Ireland.

In 2010 the company rebranded itself as Henderson Global Investors.

Acquisitions and sales

Transaction Date
Acquired Touche Remnant from Société Générale 1992
March 1998 bought by AMP Limited (and subsequently integrated with AMP Asset Management's operations

in the UK and Australasia as Henderson Global Investors.)

March 1998
Demerged from AMP Limited as HHG Group. 2003
Sale of 50% stake in Virgin Money Group to joint venture partner Virgin Group. 2004
Sale of Life Services business and change of name to Henderson Group 2005
AMP Limited sold its remaining 15% stake in the Company. 2005
Sale of Towry Law, the financial advisory business. 2006
Acquisition of New Star Asset Management Group PLC. April 2009
Acquisition of Gartmore Group Limited, giving a combined estimated AUM of £78.1bn as

at 31 December 2010.

April 2011

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