The sale Phoenix Group will trigger a “return of value” of about £1.75 billion to the group’s shareholders – including almost 57,000 in Ireland

Standard Life Aberdeen’s sale of its insurance business to Phoenix Group has been overwhelming approved by shareholders after its chairman pledged it (...)

The All Blacks perform the haka in Eden Park, Auckland, in 2017. Standard Life’s return of capital to shareholders will be broken into two sums – £1 billion and £750 million. Photograph: Peter Meecham/ Inpho/Photosport

I have some shares in Standard Life and I recently received an email from them telling me that they propose to sell their UK and European insurance bu(...)

Britain’s Barclays bank  has been privately exploring a possible merger with rival international banks, including Standard Chartered, in response to pressure from an activist investor. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

One of Britain’s largest banks, Barclays, has been privately exploring a possible merger with rival international banks, including Standard Chartered,(...)

Speaking to CNBC, Standard Life’s Keith Skeoch said, “certainly we are looking to put our MiFID company into Ireland”

Standard Life has reiterated its intention to move some of its operation to Dublin in the aftermath of Brexit. Speaking to business news television (...)

Cyber attack: As it turned out, confirmed cases in Ireland were very limited – this time. Photograph: Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images

It was likened to the equivalent of the American military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen, and, no doubt, last weekend’s global cyber atta(...)

Sir Gerry Grimstone said the firm “can’t take a chance” on Brexit

Insurer and asset manager Standard Life is likely to choose Dublin as the base for its European Union subsidiary after Britain leaves the bloc, its ch(...)

Standard Life’s chairman, Gerry Grimstone, has said the company is looking at making Dublin its new EU hub after the UK leaves the bloc. Photograph: Getty Images

Scottish investment giant Standard Life, which is advancing plans to merge with Aberdeen Asset Management in a £11 billion (€12.9 billion) deal, is we(...)

In a letter to almost 5,300 shareholders, the listed group says it is now effectively up to them to do battle with the Irish Revenue. Photograph: Standard Life/PA

British insurer Standard Life says it can do no more to help more than 5,000 Irish investors left with a tax bill after a postal blunder undermined (...)

Former HSBC boss Lord Green.  Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Former HSBC boss Lord Green is to step down from a financial services industry body amid claims the bank enabled tax dodging while he was in charge.Th(...)

Bupa said yesterday it would  raise its stake in Max Bupa, India’s seventh-largest medical insurance provider by revenue.

UK-based health group Bupa plans to raise its stake in its joint venture with Indian insurer Max India to 49 per cent, becoming the first foreign busi(...)