Utmost Group is a specialist life assurance group established to become the leader in its chosen markets. Here is our story:

 
Feb
2013

Utmost Group (formerly LCCG) is founded by Ian Maidens and Paul Thompson.

Feb
2015

Through the year, Utmost Group purchases the closed Irish insurance business IBRC Assurance Company Limited and Scottish Mutual International Limited.

Jul
2016

Utmost Group purchases Aviva Life International from Aviva. The business has £1.2bn of assets under administration.

Oct
2016

Utmost Group purchases AXA Isle of Man from AXA, which is one of the largest UK providers of offshore bonds across the Isle of Man and Ireland. This is a significant deal for Utmost Group with the business having around £9bn of assets under administration.

AXA Isle of Man is rebranded Utmost Wealth Solutions.

Nov
2016

Utmost Group purchases Augura Life Ireland and Altraplan Bermuda.

Mar
2017

Utmost Group purchases Union Heritage Life Assurance.

Jun
2017

Utmost Group acquires the investment bond business of AXA Life Europe.

Mar
2018

Utmost Group completes the acquisition of Reliance Mutual which demutualises, and its business is transferred to a new life assurance company called Reliance Life.

Jun
2018

Utmost Group acquires Generali PanEurope and continues with its intention to create a market-leading, specialist wealth manager with a global footprint.

Utmost Group creates the Utmost Corporate Solutions brand.

Jun
2018

Utmost Group enters an agreement with Equitable Life to transfer the business to Reliance Life. Subject to voting and approvals, the transaction is expected to close towards the end of 2019.

Dec
2018

Utmost Group acquires Athora Ireland’s (formerly Aegon Ireland) International investment bond business from Athora.

Feb
2019

Utmost Group acquires Generali Worldwide Insurance Company Limited and continues the expansion of the Utmost Wealth Solutions and Utmost Corporate Solutions business, which are now under the Utmost International division.

Feb
2019

Utmost Group undergoes a group-wide rebrand to “Utmost”.

 

Mar
2019

Reliance Life is rebranded as Utmost Life and Pensions.

Jan
2020

January 2020 – Completion of Equitable Life business transfer.

Sep
2020

Utmost Group of Companies is reorganised to bring the UK and International businesses into one insurance Group, Utmost Group Limited

Sep
2020

Today
 
  • £37bn (€41bn)

    in assets under
    administration (approx.)

  • 510,000

    customers

  • 960

    employees

  • 3

    3 business lines:
    Utmost Wealth Solutions,
    Utmost Corporate Solutions,
    Utmost Life and Pensions

 
Today
 
  • £33bn (€37bn)

    in assets under
    administration

  • Over

    240,000

    customers

  • Over

    900

    employees

  • 3

    3 core business lines:
    Utmost Wealth Solutions,
    Utmost Corporate Solutions,
    Utmost Life and Pensions