Aegon is one of the world's leading providers of life insurance, pensions and asset management. Our Dutch roots date back 175 years. Today, we have operations in over 20 countries, including the USA where we're known as Transamerica.
Aegon's history dates back for almost two centuries, however Aegon as we know it today was founded in 1983 following the merger of two Dutch insurance companies, AGO and Ennia. You can find out more in the company presentation or by checking out the sections below.
Over 26,000 Aegon employees help 28.5 million customers take responsibility for their financial future. As of end-December 2018, we managed more than EUR 804 billion of revenue-generating investments.
Our purpose is to help people achieve a lifetime of financial security. We're committed to acting responsibly and to creating positive impact for our stakeholders through our business and investment activities. Our ambition is to be a trusted partner for financial solutions at every stage of life.
Aegon operates in over 20 countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Our main global brands are Aegon and Transamerica, together with Aegon Asset Management and Blue Square Re. Aegon and Transamerica's global activities in Corporate Venture & Growth Capital are represented by Transamerica Ventures and the Aegon Growth Capital fund.
Listed on the Amsterdam and New York stock exchanges, Aegon has A-level ratings from the three main credit rating agencies.