The Guardian Financial Services has two subsidiary Life Assurance companies, Guardian Assurance Limited and Ark Life Assurance Company Limited which, while closed to new business, continue to focus on the provision of timely and accurate customer services and secure benefit payments to their policyholders across pensions, annuities, savings and protection. The Group currently manages approximately £18 billion of assets on behalf of over 900,000 customers.
Guardian Assurance Limited was founded in 1821 and was closed to new business in 2001. Dublin-based Ark Life Assurance Company Limited was founded in 1991 as a bank assurance subsidiary of Allied Irish Bank plc. It was closed to new business in 2012 and acquired by Guardian in December 2013.
The Guardian Financial Services Group was acquired by Admin Re® in January 2016. You can find out more about Admin Re.