Standard Life plc is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Company operates through four segments, which include Standard Life Investments, Pensions and Savings, India and China, and Other. The Standard Life Investments segment provides a range of investment products for individuals and institutional customers through various investment vehicles. The Pensions and Savings provide a range of long-term savings and investment products to individual and corporate customers in the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria and Ireland. The businesses included in India and China offer a range of insurance and savings products and comprise its life insurance associate in India, its life insurance joint venture in China, and operations in Hong Kong. Its Other segment primarily includes the corporate center and related activities. The Company offers products and services through two channels, which include retail and workplace.