Unum Group, was founded in 1848 as a Delaware general business corporation, and its insurance and non-insurance subsidiaries, which collectively with Unum Group refers to as the Company, operate in the United States, the United Kingd...om, and, to a limited extent, in certain other countries. The principal operating subsidiaries in the United States are Unum Life Insurance Company of America (Unum America), Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company (Provident), The Paul Revere Life Insurance Company (Paul Revere Life), and Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company, and in the United Kingdom, Unum Limited. The Company provides disability insurance products in the United States and the United Kingdom. It also provides a complementary portfolio of other insurance products, including employer- and emp...loyee-paid group benefits, life insurance, and other related services. The Company offers group, individual, and voluntary benefits, either as stand-alone products or combined with other coverages, that help employers of all sizes attract and retain a stronger workforce while protecting the incomes and livelihood of their employees. The Company has three operating business segments: Unum US, Unum UK, and Colonial Life and its other segments are the Closed Block and Corporate segments. Unum US segment includes group long-term and short-term disability insurance, group life and accidental death and dismemberment products, and supplemental and voluntary lines of business. The supplemental and voluntary lines of business are comprised of individual disability - recently issued insurance and voluntary benefits products. Unum US products are issued primarily by Unum America and Provident. Paul Revere Life. Unum UK segment includes insurance for group long-term disability, group life, and supplemental lines of business which include individual disability and critical illness products. Unum UK's products are issued primarily by Unum Limited and are sold in the United Kingdom through field sales personnel and independent brokers and consultants. Colonial Life segment includes insurance for accident, sickness, and disability products, life products, and cancer and critical illness products issued primarily by Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company and marketed to employees, on both a group and an individual basis, at the workplace through an independent contractor agency sales force and brokers. Closed Block segment consists of individual disability, group and individual long-term care, and other insurance products no longer actively marketed. Other insurance products not actively marketed include group pension, individual life and corporate-owned life insurance, reinsurance pools and management operations, and other miscellaneous product lines. orporate segment includes investment income on corporate assets not specifically allocated to a line of business, interest expense on corporate debt other than non-recourse debt, and certain other corporate income and expense not allocated to a line of business. In United Kingdom, the company competes for the individual and group products it sells with a number of large internationally recognized providers and strong local carriers.