Our history

Partnering with global groups, over time Resolution companies have inherited the proud history of 160 life insurers.

  • 1720

    The London Assurance

    The London Assurance

    January 1, 1720
    The London Assurance
  • 1797

    Pelican Life Office

    Pelican Life Office

    January 1, 1797
    Pelican Life Office
  • 1803

    Global Insurance Co

    Global Insurance Co

    November 6, 1803
    Globe Insurance Co
  • 1806

    The Rock Life Insurance Co

    The Rock Life Insurance Co

    November 6, 1806
    The Rock Life Insurance Co
  • 1806

    Provident Life

    Provident Life

    November 6, 1806
    Provident Life
  • 1807

    Hope Life

    Hope Life

    November 6, 1807
    Hope Life
  • 1807

    United Standard Insurance Co Ltd

    United Standard Insurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1807
  • 1810

    Sun Life

    Sun Life

    November 6, 1810
    Sun Life
  • 1818

    Star Life Assurance Co

    Star Life Assurance Co

    November 6, 1818
  • 1820

    Imperial Life

    Imperial Life

    November 6, 1820
  • 1823

    Economic Life

    Economic Life

    November 6, 1823
  • 1823

    Law Life

    Law Life

    November 6, 1823
  • 1824

    United Kent Life

    United Kent Life

    November 6, 1824
  • 1824

    Alliance Assurance Co

    Alliance Assurance Co

    November 6, 1824
  • 1824

    Asylum Foreign & Domestic Life

    Asylum Foreign & Domestic Life

    November 6, 1824
  • 1824

    Leeds & Yorkshire Fire & Life

    Leeds & Yorkshire Fire & Life

    November 6, 1824
  • 1824

    Manchester Fire & Life (life p/f)

    Manchester Fire & Life (life p/f)

    November 6, 1824
  • 1824

    Patriotic Fire & Life (life business)

    Patriotic Fire & Life (life business)

    November 6, 1824
  • 1825

    Crown Life Assurance Co

    Crown Life Assurance Co

    November 6, 1825
  • 1825

    Royal Irish Ins. Co

    Royal Irish Ins. Co

    November 6, 1825
  • 1832

    Friends Provident

    Friends Provident

    November 6, 1832
  • 1833

    Argus Life 1852

    Argus Life 1852

    November 6, 1833
  • 1833

    London & Westminster Mutual Life

    London & Westminster Mutual Life

    November 6, 1833
  • 1834

    Suffolk & General Counties Fire & Life

    Suffolk & General Counties Fire & Life

    November 6, 1834
  • 1834

    City of Birmingham Friendly Society

    City of Birmingham Friendly Society

    November 6, 1834
  • 1835

    Monarch Fire & Life Ins Co

    Monarch Fire & Life Ins Co

    November 6, 1835
  • 1836

    Liverpool & London Fire & Life

    Liverpool & London Fire & Life

    November 6, 1836
  • 1836

    Standard of England Life

    Standard of England Life

    November 6, 1836
  • 1837

    Scottish Provident Institution

    Scottish Provident Institution

    November 6, 1837
  • 1837

    Shropshire & North Wales Assurance

    Shropshire & North Wales Assurance

    November 6, 1837
  • 1837

    National Reversionary Investment Co

    National Reversionary Investment Co

    November 6, 1837
  • 1837

    Britannia Life

    Britannia Life

    November 6, 1837
  • 1838

    Life Association of Scotland

    Life Association of Scotland

    November 6, 1838
  • 1839

    Australian, Colonial & General Life

    Australian, Colonial & General Life

    November 6, 1839
  • 1839

    Blackburn Philanthropic Burial Society

    Blackburn Philanthropic Burial Society

    November 6, 1839
  • 1839

    Britannia Mutual Life

    Britannia Mutual Life

    November 6, 1839
  • 1839

    City of London Annuity

    City of London Annuity

    November 6, 1839
  • 1839

    London Edinburgh & Dublin Insurance Co

    London Edinburgh & Dublin Insurance Co

    November 6, 1839
  • 1840

    England Annuity Institution

    England Annuity Institution

    November 6, 1840
  • 1840

    Royal Farmers and General Fire, Life & Hail

    Royal Farmers and General Fire, Life & Hail

    November 6, 1840
  • 1840

    UK Provident Institution

    UK Provident Institution

    November 6, 1840
  • 1841

    South of England Fire & Life (life portfolio)

    South of England Fire & Life (life portfolio)

    November 6, 1841
  • 1844

    North of England Fire & Life

    North of England Fire & Life

    November 6, 1844
  • 1844

    Scottish Life Assurance & Guarantee Assoc

    Scottish Life Assurance & Guarantee Assoc

    November 6, 1844
  • 1844

    Mercantile Life & Guarantee (life p/f)

    Mercantile Life & Guarantee (life p/f)

    November 6, 1844
  • 1844

    Equity & Law Life Assurance Society

    Equity & Law Life Assurance Society

    November 6, 1844
  • 1845

    Sovereign Life

    Sovereign Life

    November 6, 1845
  • 1846

    Commercial & General Life

    Commercial & General Life

    November 6, 1846
  • 1846

    Mitre Life

    Mitre Life

    November 6, 1846
  • 1846

    Unity General Assurance Assoc

    Unity General Assurance Assoc

    November 6, 1846
  • 1847

    British Empire Mutual Life

    British Empire Mutual Life

    November 6, 1847
  • 1847

    Defender Fire & Life

    Defender Fire & Life

    November 6, 1847
  • 1847

    Etonian & General Life

    Etonian & General Life

    November 6, 1847
  • 1848

    General Life & Fire

    General Life & Fire

    November 6, 1848
  • 1849

    British Fire & Life

    British Fire & Life

    November 6, 1849
  • 1850

    New Equitable Life

    New Equitable Life

    November 6, 1850
  • 1850

    Trafalgar Life 1899

    Trafalgar Life 1899

    November 6, 1850
  • 1851

    British Protector Life

    British Protector Life

    November 6, 1851
  • 1851

    Midland Counties Insurance Co

    Midland Counties Insurance Co

    November 6, 1851
  • 1852

    Provincial (Welsh) Fire & Life

    Provincial (Welsh) Fire & Life

    November 6, 1852
  • 1852

    English & Foreign Life & Fire (life portfolio)

    English & Foreign Life & Fire (life portfolio)

    November 6, 1852
  • 1852

    Lancashire Insurance Co

    Lancashire Insurance Co

    November 6, 1852
  • 1853

    Briton Life Assoc

    Briton Life Assoc

    November 6, 1853
  • 1853

    Law Reversionary Interest Society

    Law Reversionary Interest Society

    November 6, 1853
  • 1854

    Law Union Fire & Life Insurance Co

    Law Union Fire & Life Insurance Co

    November 6, 1854
  • 1854

    Safety Life

    Safety Life

    November 6, 1854
  • 1855

    Brunswick Life

    Brunswick Life

    November 6, 1855
  • 1855

    National Alliance Life & Accident

    National Alliance Life & Accident

    November 6, 1855
  • 1857

    Queen Insurance Co

    Queen Insurance Co

    November 6, 1857
  • 1859

    Public Life

    Public Life

    November 6, 1859
  • 1860

    Indisputable Life

    Indisputable Life

    November 6, 1860
  • 1861

    London & Lancashire Insurance Co

    London & Lancashire Insurance Co

    November 6, 1861
  • 1861

    Western Counties Life

    Western Counties Life

    November 6, 1861
  • 1861

    General Annuity & Life

    General Annuity & Life

    November 6, 1861
  • 1862

    City Life

    City Life

    November 6, 1862
  • 1863

    Briton Medical & General

    Briton Medical & General

    November 6, 1863
  • 1863

    British Legal Life Assurance Co Ltd

    British Legal Life Assurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1863
  • 1864

    Liverpool London & Globe Insurance Co

    Liverpool London & Globe Insurance Co

    November 6, 1864
  • 1866

    British Workman’s Mutual Assurance Co

    British Workman’s Mutual Assurance Co

    November 6, 1866
  • 1866

    London & Manchester Fire & Life

    London & Manchester Fire & Life

    November 6, 1866
  • 1869

    London & Manchester Assurance Co

    London & Manchester Assurance Co

    November 6, 1869
  • 1870

    Positive Government Security Life

    Positive Government Security Life

    November 6, 1870
  • 1870

    Yorkshire Provident Life

    Yorkshire Provident Life

    November 6, 1870
  • 1875

    The Sea Insurance Co Ltd

    The Sea Insurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1875
  • 1877

    Provident Association of London Ltd

    Provident Association of London Ltd

    November 6, 1877
  • 1880

    Lion Life & Accident

    Lion Life & Accident

    November 6, 1880
  • 1883

    Beacon Insurance Co Ltd

    Beacon Insurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1883
  • 1883

    Scottish Temperance Life Assurance Co

    Scottish Temperance Life Assurance Co

    November 6, 1883
  • 1883

    Industrial Assurance Co of Great Britain

    Industrial Assurance Co of Great Britain

    November 6, 1883
  • 1885

    Century Insurance Co

    Century Insurance Co

    November 6, 1885
  • 1886

    Colonial Mutual Life UK

    Colonial Mutual Life UK

    November 6, 1886
  • 1886

    Leaseholders Fund Life Insurance

    Leaseholders Fund Life Insurance

    November 6, 1886
  • 1889

    Provident Free Home Assurance Co

    Provident Free Home Assurance Co

    November 6, 1889
  • 1891

    Pioneer Life Assurance Co

    Pioneer Life Assurance Co

    November 6, 1891
  • 1897

    Mutual Life Assoc of Australasia (UK branch)

    Mutual Life Assoc of Australasia (UK branch)

    November 6, 1897
  • 1898

    National Mutual Life Assoc of Australasia UK

    National Mutual Life Assoc of Australasia UK

    November 6, 1898
  • 1899

    Royal Co-operative Collecting Society

    Royal Co-operative Collecting Society

    November 6, 1899
  • 1899

    Foremen’s Mutual Benefit Society

    Foremen’s Mutual Benefit Society

    November 6, 1899
  • 1899

    Crusader Insurance Co Ltd

    Crusader Insurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1899
  • 1900

    United Provident Assurance Co

    United Provident Assurance Co

    November 6, 1900
  • 1904

    Sentinel Life plc

    Sentinel Life plc

    November 6, 1904
  • 1905

    Allianz Cornhill (life policies) (reinsured)

    Allianz Cornhill (life policies) (reinsured)

    November 6, 1905
  • 1909

    Anglo-Scottish Insurance Co

    Anglo-Scottish Insurance Co

    November 6, 1909
  • 1918

    Legal Co-operative Collecting Society

    Legal Co-operative Collecting Society

    November 6, 1918
  • 1918

    Provident Co-operative Collecting Society

    Provident Co-operative Collecting Society

    November 6, 1918
  • 1921

    Householders’ Provident Collecting Society

    Householders’ Provident Collecting Society

    November 6, 1921
  • 1921

    English Estates Assurance Ltd

    English Estates Assurance Ltd

    November 6, 1921
  • 1923

    Economic Insurance Co Ltd (life business)

    Economic Insurance Co Ltd (life business)

    November 6, 1923
  • 1925

    Federation Mutual Date of establishment uncertain

    Federation Mutual Date of establishment uncertain

    November 6, 1925
  • 1934

    Migdal-Binyan Insurance Co Ltd (life business)

    Migdal-Binyan Insurance Co Ltd (life business)

    November 6, 1934
  • 1935

    National Employers Life Assurance Co

    National Employers Life Assurance Co

    November 6, 1935
  • 1938

    Langham Life Assurance Co Ltd

    Langham Life Assurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1938
  • 1949

    Welfare Insurance Co

    Welfare Insurance Co

    November 6, 1949
  • 1959

    Bradford Insurance Co Ltd

    Bradford Insurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1959
  • 1959

    City of Edinburgh Life Assurance Co

    City of Edinburgh Life Assurance Co

    November 6, 1959
  • 1959

    Yorkshire General (Pensions Management) Ltd

    Yorkshire General (Pensions Management) Ltd

    November 6, 1959
  • 1962

    Stamford Mutual Insurance Co Ltd

    Stamford Mutual Insurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1962
  • 1962

    Consumers Life Insurance Co Ltd

    Consumers Life Insurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1962
  • 1962

    Unit Assurance Company

    Unit Assurance Company

    November 6, 1962
  • 1963

    Ulster Scottish Assurance Co Ltd

    Ulster Scottish Assurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1963
  • 1963

    Lincoln Assurance Co

    Lincoln Assurance Co

    November 6, 1963
  • 1966

    Ebor Phoenix Assurance Co Ltd

    Ebor Phoenix Assurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1966
  • 1967

    Swiss Life (UK)

    Swiss Life (UK)

    November 6, 1967
  • 1968

    Slater Walker Insurance Co Ltd

    Slater Walker Insurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1968
  • 1968

    Provincial Life Assurance Co

    Provincial Life Assurance Co

    November 6, 1968
  • 1969

    Property Growth Pensions & Annuities Ltd

    Property Growth Pensions & Annuities Ltd

    November 6, 1969
  • 1969

    NEL Pensions Ltd

    NEL Pensions Ltd

    November 6, 1969
  • 1969

    Capital Life Assurance Soc Ltd

    Capital Life Assurance Soc Ltd

    November 6, 1969
  • 1970

    Growth & Secured Life Assurance Soc

    Growth & Secured Life Assurance Soc

    November 6, 1970
  • 1971

    Lloyds Life Assurance

    Lloyds Life Assurance

    November 6, 1971
  • 1972

    Crescent Life

    Crescent Life

    November 6, 1972
  • 1972

    Oxford Life Assurance Co Ltd

    Oxford Life Assurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1972
  • 1973

    Harvest Insurance Co Ltd

    Harvest Insurance Co Ltd

    November 6, 1973
  • 1974

    Crown Life Pensions Ltd

    Crown Life Pensions Ltd

    November 6, 1974
  • 1975

    Black Sea & Baltic General Ins Co (life p/f )

    Black Sea & Baltic General Ins Co (life p/f )

    November 6, 1975
  • 1975

    Prosperity Life Assurance Ltd

    Prosperity Life Assurance Ltd

    November 6, 1975
  • 1978

    Provincial Life Assurance (Pensions) Co

    Provincial Life Assurance (Pensions) Co

    November 6, 1978
  • 1981

    Royal Life Insurance Ltd

    Royal Life Insurance Ltd

    November 6, 1981
  • 1981

    Century Life

    Century Life

    November 6, 1981
  • 1982

    Britannic Unit Linked Assurance Ltd

    Britannic Unit Linked Assurance Ltd

    November 6, 1982
  • 1985

    Shield Assurance Co

    Shield Assurance Co

    November 6, 1985
  • 1985

    NEL Britannia Assurance Company

    NEL Britannia Assurance Company

    November 6, 1985
  • 1987

    Cheval Assurance Ltd\Pegasus Assurance Ltd

    Cheval Assurance Ltd\Pegasus Assurance Ltd

    November 6, 1987
  • 1990

    Britannia Life Ltd

    Britannia Life Ltd

    November 6, 1990
  • 1991

    Abbey National Life

    Abbey National Life

    November 6, 1991
  • 1994

    BUPA Health Assurance Ltd

    BUPA Health Assurance Ltd

    November 6, 1994
  • 1995

    National Australia Life Co Ltd

    National Australia Life Co Ltd

    November 6, 1995
  • 2000

    Evergreen Retirement Assurance Ltd

    Evergreen Retirement Assurance Ltd

    November 6, 2000

Unknown establishment dates

  • Bristol West of England & South Wales Friendly Collecting Society
  • New Excelsior Friendly Society
  • British Empire Collecting Society
  • Hulme Good Intent Collecting Society
  • Loyal Endeavour Friendly Society
  • Cornish Unity Philanthropic Society
  • New Windsor and Pendleton Friendly Burial Collecting Society
  • National Friendly Collecting Society
  • Colonial Life Insurance Co (UK)
  • National Weekly Life Assurance Co
  • National Provident Life & Sickness Ass. Soc