Chesnara plc (Chesnara) is a UK based holding company principally offering life insurance products which include life assurance and pension policy products; investment contracts for the savings and retirement needs of customers through asset management; and endowment and protection policies. The company along with its subsidiaries underwrites life risks, associated with death, disability and health. Its subsidiaries include Countrywide Assured plc, Countrywide Assured Life Holdings Limited, Countrywide Assured Services Limited, and Countrywide Assured Trustee Company Limited. In 2009, Chesnara acquired Moderna Forsakringar Liv AB (Moderna), a life assurance and pensions company in Sweden. Chesnara is headquartered at Lancashire, the UK.