2006: Strengths to build on

Financial Highlights

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“Legal & General delivered another strong set of results in the first half of 2006. We have been successful in seizing opportunities in a changing and growing marketplace. We continue to challenge the organisation to find new opportunities to improve the business model and to deliver further profitable growth.”

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Highlights of the period
Worldwide new business APE £896m: +37%
UK individual new business APE £754m: +46%
EEV1 new life and pensions contribution £192m: +37%
£10.8bn new institutional funds under management: +56%
IFRS2 operating profit £334m: +12%
Interim dividend 1.74p: +5%

Congratulations to our Chairman, Rob Margetts, on being awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to science and business.

1 European Embedded Value
2 International Financial Reporting Standards

© Legal & General Group plc 2006

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