AMP Limited operates as an independent wealth management company in Australia and New Zealand. Business Units The company’s business units include AMP Financial Services; AMP Capital; and AMP SMSF. AMP Financial Services This business unit provides customers in Australia and New Zealand with financial planning and advice; superannuation, retirement income and other; investment products for individuals; superannuation services for businesses and employer-sponsored schemes; income protection, disability and life insurance; and selected banking products. The company has an aligned and employed financial advice network in Australia and New Zealand with 4,276 financial planners and advisers. It also has relationships with independent financial advisers. In 2012, the company had 319,328 new customers and helped 13,070 people buy a home; 5,899 grieving families by paying out $443 million in life insurance; and 204,168 people protect their loved ones through a new life insurance policy. AMP Capital This business unit is an investment manager providing investment services for domestic and international companies. This business unit invests in shares, fixed income, property, infrastructure, multi-manager, and multi-asset funds. This business unit also provides commercial, industrial, and retail property management services. This business unit has established operations in Australia and New Zealand and an international presence with offices in Bahrain, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom and the United States, allowing it to source offshore investment opportunities. In 2012, AMP Capital formed a strategic business and capital alliance with primary Japanese bank, MUTB. The alliance would accelerate AMP Capital’s growth in Asia and expand its distribution capabilities in Japan. Through the alliance, MUTB acquired a 15% minority interest in AMP Capital Holdings Limited, the parent company of the AMP Capital group of companies. AMP SMSF This business unit provides in self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) administration services. The company helps people take control of their superannuation by helping establish SMSFs, supporting trustees with administration and compliance management and providing investment, insurance and lending services. AMP SMSF provides administration services, cash management accounts, term deposits, investments, platforms, lending, life insurance, education and advice, specific to the needs of the SMSFs. The company helped approximately 9,100 SMSFs in 2012. Customers The company serves 5 million retail customers and 400 institutional clients in Australia and New Zealand. It also serves clients in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America. Strategy The company’s strategy to drive growth is to deliver quality services and products that respond to the needs of fast growing consumer segments; build a professional aligned planner force with market growth and productivity; capitalize on a broader, more productive distribution footprint; and pursue targeted international expansion of its investment management business. History AMP Limited was founded in 1849.
(AMP:Australian Stock Exchange Ltd)
33 Alfred Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
Phone: 61 2 9257 5000
Fax: 61 2 9257 7178www.amp.com.au
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