News releases from Aegon
Aegon has taken note of an announcement issued today by Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe (VIG). The announcement issued by VIG reads as follows: “Acquisition of the Aegon entities...
Aegon announced today that Carla Mahieu, Aegon’s Chief HR Officer, has decided to step down, effective June 1, 2021.
Aegon announced today that Will Fuller (50, American), formerly Executive Vice President of Lincoln Group, will succeed Mark Mullin as President and CEO of Transamerica, and as a member of the...
Aegon nominates CFO Matt Rider for reappointment
February 10, 2021
Aegon’s Supervisory Board will propose to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in June 2021 to reappoint Matt Rider (1963) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a four-year term. Matt Rider was...
Aegon Capital Markets Day: Leader in investment, protection, and retirement solutions
December 10, 2020
At today’s Capital Markets Day, Aegon CEO Lard Friese announces the company’s new strategy and financial targets for the period 2021 to 2023.
Aegon to sell its Central and Eastern European business to VIG
November 29, 2020
Aegon has agreed to sell its insurance, pension and asset management business in Hungary, Poland, Romania and Turkey for EUR 830 million to Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe (VIG).
Frans Blom to join Aegon’s Supervisory Board
October 30, 2020
Frans Blom (1962) has extensive experience in the management consulting industry, which he acquired during his 30 years of service at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a US-headquartered management...
Aegon sells the Pyramid building complex in San Francisco
October 29, 2020
Transamerica, Aegon’s business in the United States, has sold the Pyramid building complex which includes the Pyramid, 505 Sansome, the Redwood Park and other properties in the block bounded by...
Aegon completes share buyback program
October 28, 2020
Aegon has completed the share buyback program announced on September 17, 2020, aimed at neutralizing the dilutive effect of the 2020 interim dividend paid in shares.
Aegon to divest Stonebridge
October 09, 2020
Stonebridge is a direct to consumer insurer specializing in accidental death and hospitalization products that provides policies to around 200,000 customers across the United Kingdom, Germany, France,...
Aegon announces purchase of shares to neutralize 2020 interim stock dividend
September 17, 2020
Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2020 interim dividend of EUR 0.06 per common share in cash or in stock. The stock dividend and the cash dividend are...
Jack McGarry to join Aegon’s Supervisory Board
September 14, 2020
Jack McGarry (1958) has extensive experience in the US insurance industry, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Unum Group, an NYSE-listed provider of workplace financial protection benefits....
On July 3, 2018, Aegon and Banco Santander agreed to expand their life and non‑life insurance partnership, following Banco Santander’s acquisition of Banco Popular. Today, Aegon announces that this...
On July 11, the Dutch Central Bank published industry-wide guidelines regarding the treatment of banks in Solvency II ratios. As a consequence, Aegon will include Aegon Bank in the calculation of its...
Aegon has appointed Duncan Russell (1978, British) in the newly established role of Chief Transformation Officer (CTO), effective September 1, 2020. He will report to CEO Lard Friese and will become a...
Aegon provides first quarter 2020 update
May 12, 2020
Aegon announces decision to hold electronic AGM
April 17, 2020
Today, Aegon announced its decision that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) will only be accessible by electronic means in light of the current circumstances caused by the COVID-19...
On April 2, 2020, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority and DNB, Aegon’s principal regulator, published statements urging insurers to temporarily postpone all dividend...
Aegon reports second half 2019 results
February 13, 2020
Net income increases to EUR 910 million, reflecting better result on fair value items and lower Other charges
Aegon reinsures longevity exposure in the Netherlands
December 19, 2019
The reinsurance agreement with Canada Life Reinsurance, a division of a Toronto-based life insurance company with an AA rating from S&P Global, provides full protection against the longevity risk...
Aegon: Translating growth opportunities into valuable businesses
December 12, 2019
At today’s webinar for analysts and investors, Aegon CEO Alex Wynaendts will focus on how opportunities in fast-growing markets are being translated into valuable businesses.
Aegon completes share buyback program
November 08, 2019
Aegon has completed the share buyback program announced on September 18, 2019, aimed at neutralizing the dilutive effect of the 2019 interim dividend paid in shares.
Aegon calls USD 1 billion in perpetual capital securities
October 24, 2019
Aegon today announces that it is exercising its right to redeem the USD 1 billion perpetual capital securities with a coupon of 6.375% issued in 2005. The redemption of these grandfathered Tier 1...
This press release replaces the one published on October 16, 2019 at 8.00 am CET to correct the first call and maturity date.
Aegon announces that Thomas Wellauer will be nominated for appointment to the Supervisory Board for a four-year term. Robert W. Dineen has decided to step down as member of the Supervisory Board in...
Aegon establishes international division and intends to appoint Maarten Edixhoven to its Management Board
September 23, 2019
Aegon will bring together its activities in Southern and Eastern Europe and Asia under Aegon International. The company also intends to appoint Maarten Edixhoven to its Management Board.
Aegon announces purchase of shares to neutralize 2019 interim stock dividend
September 18, 2019
Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2019 interim dividend of EUR 0.15 per common share in cash or in stock. The stock dividend and the cash dividend are...
Mike Holliday-Williams to succeed Adrian Grace as CEO of Aegon UK
September 10, 2019
Aegon today announces that Mike Holliday-Williams (1970, UK) will succeed Adrian Grace (1963, UK) as Chief Executive Officer of Aegon UK. Mike Holliday-Williams will join the company on October 1,...
Aegon reports first half 2019 results
August 15, 2019
Lard Friese to succeed Alex Wynaendts as Aegon’s CEO
August 12, 2019
Aegon announces that its Supervisory Board intends to propose the appointment of Lard Friese as Chief Executive Officer to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. He will join the company as...