Prudential Plc operates as a holding company with interest in providing insurance and financial services. The company as an international financial services group with its principal operations in Asia, the U.S. and the United Kingdom, offers retail financial products and services and asset management services throughout these territories. Its retail financial products and services principally include life insurance, pensions and annuities, as well as collective investment schemes. The company operates through the following business units: Prudential Cop. Asia, Jackson National Life Insurance Co., Prudential UK and M&G. The Prudential Corp. Asia business unit comprises of its life insurance operations in Asia and its asset management business. The Jackson National Life Insurance Co. business unit provides retirement savings and income solutions and also provides total annuities, variable and fixed index annuities in the U.S. The Prudential UK business unit is engaged in the life insurance and pension businesses. The M&G business unit is engaged in UK and European fund management business. Prudential was founded on May 30, 1848 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.