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LGIMA to host executive roundtable in honor of Sajid Javid, UK Secretary of State of Communities and Local Government.

Sep 15 2016

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal & General Investment Management America, Inc. ("LGIMA"), a registered investment advisor with over $134 billion in assets under management, has announced that it will host an executive luncheon and roundtable discussion in honor of the Rt Honorable Sajid Javid, UK Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government at the residence of Her Majesty's Consul General, Stephen Bridges LVO, in Chicago on Monday, September 19.   

Responsible for the overall leadership and strategic direction of the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), Mr. Javid is visiting Chicago with a delegation from the Midlands Engine growth initiative and will promote British business and discuss Britain's continuing role as world leader. In addition to meeting with LGIMA CIO – Fixed Income and interim CEO, John Bender, as well as financial services industry peers, he will discuss a range of issues impacting the investment community, including business relations between the United States and UK, the global economic climate, and the post-Brexit landscape.

"We are honored to welcome the Secretary of State to Chicago," said Bender. "Not only will this roundtable bring together some of the city's most influential financial services professionals, but it is a testament to our strong business relationships across the pond, through virtue of our UK-based affiliate."

"We are delighted that LGIMA is hosting this event for the Secretary of State," said Bridges. "LGIMA is a wonderful partner of the British Consulate in Chicago. Earlier this summer, they collaborated with us on a dynamic business roundtable for the Lord Mayor of London during his visit. As an important supporter of UK business, LGIMA continues to be a positive driver in creating constructive dialogue amongst global leaders."

For further information, please contact:

Name: Jacquelyn Wilder

Company: RF Binder

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 212 994 7543

ABOUT LGIMA: Legal & General Investment Management America, Inc. (LGIMA) is a Chicago-based registered investment advisor specializing in active fixed income, liability driven investment (LDI) and index strategies for the US institutional market. LGIMA was founded in 2006 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Ltd. (LGIM(H)), which also owns its affiliates Legal & General Investment Management Ltd. and LGIM International Ltd. Legal & General’s worldwide assets under management are approximately $765 billion.  In May 2014, LGIMA became a wholly owned subsidiary of Legal & General Investment Management US (Holdings), Inc. (LGIMUS(H)) which is wholly owned by LGIM(H).

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