Standard Life plc (Standard Life) is engaged in providing various financial products and services in the United Kingdom, Austria, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, and the Republic of Ireland. The company carries out its operations through five business segments namely life and pensions, healthcare, investment management, banking and other Segment. The company is headquartered at Edinburgh, the United Kingdom.The company reported revenues of (British Pounds) GBP -15590.0 million during the fiscal year ended 2008, a decrease of 254.2% from 2007. The operating loss of the company was GBP 448.0 million during the fiscal year 2008, as against an operating income of GBP 561.0 million during 2007. The net profit of the company was GBP 100.0 million during the fiscal year 2008, a decrease of 78.5% from 2007.