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Business Times Singapore interview with PCA Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou

Asset management and health protection are expected to be key pillars of Prudential’s expansion in Asia over the next five years, said Prudential Corporation Asia (PCA) Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou. In a recent interview with Business Times Singapore, Nic talked about PCA’s growth prospects and strategies to expand its health and wealth businesses in the region. He highlighted major initiatives such as Prudential’s partnership with Babylon Health to offer AI-powered value-added services, as well as PCA’s asset management arm, Eastspring Investments securing a licence in China to set up a wholly owned unit to manage non-retail funds.

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Reuters interview with PCA Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou

Prudential is keen to make acquisitions in Asia and is eyeing distribution partnerships with banks in countries including Indonesia and Vietnam to boost growth, PCA Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou said in an interview with Reuters. Higher sales in markets including China, Hong Kong, India, and Malaysia are guiding Prudential towards its goal of doubling the Asian business in size every five to seven years. “We are agency-focused in those markets, but we would love to do more on the distribution side,” Nic added, referring to markets including Indonesia and Vietnam. “We are on the lookout for right partners.”

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Bloomberg interview with Prudential plc Chief Executive Mike Wells

Prudential plc 2018 Half Year Results 

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Asia Insurance Review interview with PCA Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou

In an interview with Asia Insurance Review, PCA Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou shared the company’s plans to accelerate growth of its Asian business and create more long-term value for its customers. Nic also outlined three priority areas in the pursuit of growth for PCA – expanding its distribution footprint, further developing its health business, and offering a more seamless experience for customers by using technology to improve service efficiency.

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AsianInvestor interview with PCA Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou

In an interview with AsianInvestor, PCA Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou discussed Prudential’s strategic ambitions and focus on expanding its China businesses, as part of the company’s broader effort to continue growing across the Asia region. “There are growth opportunities everywhere, and China is one,” said Nic Nicandrou, “China is the third largest life market in the world, and it’s still highly underpenetrated.”

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Asia Asset Management interview with PCA Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou

Asia provides a multi-decade opportunity as people become wealthier and realise they have something to protect, said Prudential Corporation Asia (PCA) Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou in an interview with Asia Asset Management. The Asia business is the growth engine of Prudential, with more than 55% of the Group’s business and more than half of its customers and employees. PCA has quadrupled its profits in the last 10 years, and is looking to double it every five to seven years.

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China Daily interview with PCA Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou

In an interview with China Daily, Nic Nicandrou discussed the significant impacts and implications to the insurance and asset management industries in China following the country’s recent reform and opening-up policies, as well as the growth potential which could be six times bigger than it is today. Nic also added that Prudential is investing to hire more talents, enhance its technology capabilities and expand its footprint in China in order to effectively reap the success that China is enjoying.

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Bloomberg interview with PCA Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou

Prudential is boosting technology investment in Asia as part of its plans to double earnings in the region in coming years. Prudential Corporation Asia Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou told Bloomberg in an interview that the company would raise its annual spending to 300 million pounds (USD427 million) from this year in areas such as automation and online sales and support to attract younger customers who are increasingly expecting instant service.

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CGTN interview with PCA Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou

In an interview with China Global Television Network, Nic Nicandrou speaks about stronger regulations on the back of a merger between CIRC and CBRC, the intended demerger of Prudential plc's businesses from a position of strength, and the company's continued investment and growth plans in China.

CNBC's Squawk Box (Asia) - Prudential Asia CEO on its Asia expansion plans

Prudential Corporation Asia Chief Executive Nic Nicandrou spoke on CNBC about the company’s plans to modernise its business and increase its footprint across Asia. He also shared his views on the untapped opportunities in the region, including the huge protection gap and evolving needs of the rising middle class in Asia.

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