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M&G Overview

London, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1931
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Investment Banking & Asset Management
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
M&G has been helping people to prosper by putting their investments to work for more than 85 years. Today we manage the long-term savings of millions of people across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Our customers include private investors, members of pension ... Read more

Mission: Headquartered in London, we have offices in 16 countries and distribute our funds in 23 territories. We employ more than 2,000 people, mostly in the UK.


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Best Places to Interview: 2016 (#14)

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M&G – Why Work For Us?


M&G has been helping people to prosper by putting their investments to work for more than 85 years. Today we manage the long-term savings of millions of people across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Our customers include private investors, members of pension schemes and life insurance policyholders.


We think of ourselves as active allocators of capital for people who care where their money goes. Our approach is long-term and we encourage our team of more than 400 investment professionals to think creatively, to act with conviction and to work collaboratively on investment strategies to meet our customers’ changing needs.


It’s an approach which has helped M&G to grow its customers’ assets under management to £275 billion (as of 31 March 2017). Our range of investment strategies has also grown: alongside cash, international bonds and shares, we also put our customers’ money to work in global real estate and alternative investments such as infrastructure. 


Headquartered in London, we have offices in 16 countries and distribute our funds in 23 territories.  We employ more than 2,000 people, mostly in the UK.

M&G Pride march in the Pride in London parade 2017

At M&G we actively encourage and support our employees to be instrumental in creating a happy, rewarding and community-spirited workplace. 

We may be a large organisation yet we are small enough to treat you as an individual and create an environment with a wide array of opportunities, networks and activities for you to grow as a person. 

Bring your whole self to work

"Being able to share your personal life with colleagues is a key part of building effective working relationships; you only get back as much as you give in life..."
Jonathan McClelland (Executive Sponsor) 

M&G Pride is our inclusive and open employee network, providing support to M&G's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and allies' community. 

We encourage everyone at M&G to play their part in creating a climate for enterprise, prosperity and the improved well-being of the community.



It is also important to us that we continue to support charitable and community activities in our local area.

In 2015 we donated £750,000 to UK registered charities and community organisations, supporting activities in the arts, education, social and welfare, children and youth, heritage and the environment.

We also encourage our employees in their charitable activities and our overall donations included those which supported: 

  • Initiatives recommended by employees 
  • Employees taking part in fund-raising events 
  • Employees volunteering for charities and community organisations  

We do not usually make donations to large national charities. However, we have made exceptions where employees have a personal commitment to a national charity or where we can donate to branches of national charities close to M&G’s offices.

In 2015 we supported over 200 charities and community organisations.

M&G’s Employee Volunteering Policy allows staff to take up to 2 days per calendar year

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    Pros

    Flat hierarchy, collaborative team culture, excellent work/life balance, company is big enough to be a credible market player but small enough for individuals to make a difference

    Cons

    Investment staff tends to stay at M&G for many years, which is not a bad thing in itself but can limit upward mobility in certain departments

    Advice to Management

    Try to encourage entrepreneurial spirits

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M&G Photos

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M&G Interviews

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    Interview Questions

    • 1. Tell me your name, degree subject and expected graduation date. 2. Do you think factual data is more important when making decision? 3. Describe a thing that makes you demotivating. 4. When was the last time you really want to give up a thing. 5. How would you spend you time and make the effort to learn new things. 6. How comfortable are you when you challenge something unethically? in what circumstance will you not challenge the unethical behaviour. 7. you have spent 4 weeks to do a project and the work are all done but now you receive new information which may require fundamentally change of the project, how do you feel and what would you do. 8. Tell me about a hobby that makes you lose track of time. 9. Do you think you can explain things to audience that totally don't know about the things you are talking about. 10. anything else to add   Answer Question
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M&G Awards & Accolades

  • Top 50 Social Mobility Employer Index 2017, Social Mobility Foundation, 2017
  • RateMyApprenticeship Top 70 Employers 2017, Rate-My-Apprenticeship, 2017
  • National Equality Standard - M&G Real Estate, EY, 2017
  • Top 60 Employers(#7), Rate-My-Apprenticeship, 2016
  • Fixed Income Manager of the Year, Pensions Age, 2015
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