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News releases

This section includes all the latest press releases and organizational news from Aegon.

News releases

July 16, 2018

Aegon to acquire leading Dutch income protection service provider

Aegon logo Aegon announces the acquisition of Robidus, a leading income protection service provider in the Netherlands, from Avedon Capital Partners.

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July 14, 2018

FinTech investor Adrian Chng takes the helm at Aegon's GoBear partnership in Asia

Asrian Chng, GoBear CEO GoBear, Aegon’s FinTech partnership in Asia, has appointed Adrian Chng as its new CEO. The move coincides with the planned expansion by Asia’s only independent insurance and banking comparison website to Indonesia.

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July 10, 2018

An insurance solution to make retirement incomes last

Annuitization report Life expectancy is increasing worldwide, meaning many people risk outliving their retirement savings and potentially slipping into poverty. A new study suggests the insurance industry can be part of the solution.

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July 5, 2018

Hackathon 2018: countdown to the creative disruption

Aegon Hackathon logo Aegon’s global hackathon is still two months away, yet a host of innovators are already busy brainstorming before teams are selected on July 20. Be quick and you can still be part of the action!

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Press Release, July 3, 2018

Aegon and Santander to expand successful partnership in Spain

Aegon Logo Aegon today announces that it has signed an agreement to expand its successful partnership with Banco Santander in Spain.

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June 26, 2018

Aegon-backed dementia fund raises record GBP 250 million

The Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF), the world’s largest venture fund devoted to a single disease area, has announced the completion of a record fundraising, with Aegon among its backers.

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Press Release, June 20, 2018

Aegon announces repurchase of shares to neutralize stock dividend

Aegon logo Aegon will repurchase 21,954,140 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2017 final stock dividend. These shares will be held as treasury shares and will be used to pay future stock dividends.

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Press Release, June 19, 2018

Aegon provides update on financial transformation and capital management

Aegon logo Today, at Aegon’s webinar for analysts and investors, CFO Matt Rider will detail the company’s ongoing actions to deliver on its financial transformation, approach to capital management and capital deployment prioritization.

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June 13, 2018

Aegon to present Analyst & Investor webinar

Matt Rider, Aegon's Chief Financial Officer, hosts an interactive webinar about the company’s financial transformation and capital framework from 14.00 CET (08:00 EST) on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

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June 4, 2018

Aegon launches its 2018 global hackathon

Aegon logo Do you have a brilliant idea that will disrupt the insurance industry? We are looking for you!

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Press Releases

Press Release, July 3, 2018

Aegon and Santander to expand successful partnership in Spain

Aegon Logo Aegon today announces that it has signed an agreement to expand its successful partnership with Banco Santander in Spain.

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Press Release, June 20, 2018

Aegon announces repurchase of shares to neutralize stock dividend

Aegon logo Aegon will repurchase 21,954,140 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2017 final stock dividend. These shares will be held as treasury shares and will be used to pay future stock dividends.

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Press Release, June 19, 2018

Aegon provides update on financial transformation and capital management

Aegon logo Today, at Aegon’s webinar for analysts and investors, CFO Matt Rider will detail the company’s ongoing actions to deliver on its financial transformation, approach to capital management and capital deployment prioritization.

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May 24, 2018

Aegon calls EUR 200 million of perpetual securities

Aegon announces that it is exercising its right to redeem the EUR 200 million 6% perpetual capital securities.

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Press Release, May 18, 2018

Annual Meeting of Shareholders adopts all resolutions

Aegon logo Aegon N.V.’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on May 18, 2018, has approved all resolutions on the agenda, including adoption of the Annual Accounts of Aegon N.V. for the financial year 2017.

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Press release, April 12, 2018

Aegon calls USD 525 million of subordinated notes

aegon logo Aegon announces that it exercises its right to redeem the USD 525 million 8% non-cumulative subordinated notes.

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Press release, April 6, 2018

Aegon publishes agenda for 2018 Annual General Meeting

Aegon logo Aegon N.V. today published the agenda for its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on Friday, May 18, 2018.

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Press release, April 4, 2018

Aegon prices USD 800 million of Tier 2 subordinated debt

Aegon logo Aegon has successfully priced USD 800 million Tier 2 subordinated debt securities, first callable on April 11, 2028, and maturing on April 11, 2048.

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Press release, April 3, 2018

Aegon completes sale of Aegon Ireland

Aegon logo Today, Aegon has successfully completed the sale of Aegon Ireland plc to Athora Holding Ltd. (formerly AGER Bermuda Holding Ltd.).

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Press release, March 23, 2018

Aegon publishes 2017 Annual Report and Review

Aegon logo Aegon N.V. today released both its 2017 Annual Report and Review, and will file its Annual Report on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Business Performance

Press Release, May 18, 2018

Annual Meeting of Shareholders adopts all resolutions

Aegon logo Aegon N.V.’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on May 18, 2018, has approved all resolutions on the agenda, including adoption of the Annual Accounts of Aegon N.V. for the financial year 2017.

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Global, May 18, 2018

Aegon publishes seventh Responsible Investment Report

Aegon Asset Management publishes 2017 Responsible Investment Report Aegon Asset Management has published its 2017 Responsible Investment report.

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Press release, February 15, 2018

Aegon concludes 2017 with strong fourth quarter results

Aegon logo 4Q 2017 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Press Release, January 11, 2018

Aegon announces significant step to capture greater operational efficiencies

Aegon logo Aegon today announces that its US subsidiary, Transamerica, has entered into an agreement with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to administer the company’s US insurance and annuity business lines.

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Press release, December 28, 2017

Aegon to divest additional block of US run-off businesses

Aegon logo Aegon has agreed to divest a block of life reinsurance business to SCOR and to dissolve a related captive insurance company.

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The Netherlands, December 1, 2017

Strategic and financial update for Aegon the Netherlands

Aegon offices Today, with its Solvency II ratio firmly within target range, Aegon the Netherlands’s new management team will provide an update on its strategy and financial outlook.

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Press release, November 9, 2017

Aegon reports strong increase in earnings and capital ratio in 3Q 2017

Aegon logo 3Q 2017 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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China, October 31, 2017

Aegon launches industry-leading digital solution in China

Zeus launch during Aegon THTF Digital Day Aegon THTF, Aegon's joint venture in China, has launched an industry-leading digital platform for insurance agents. Called Zeus, it enables agents to complete the digital underwriting process in as little as five minutes.

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Mexico, October 4, 2017

Akaan and Aegon joint venture launches asset management company for Mexico

Akaan Logo Aegon and its North American subsidiary, Transamerica, have joined forces with Administradora Akaan to create an asset management company named Akaan Transamerica.

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United Kingdom, September 21, 2017

Aegon UK 2017 strategy update

London skyline Aegon UK’s CEO Adrian Grace and CFO Stephen McGee presented a strategy update for analysts in London today.

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Innovation

The Netherlands, April 12, 2018

Aegon joins forces with European Investment Fund to support innovative Dutch companies

Aegon Asset Management (AAM) and the European Investment Fund (EIF) signed an agreement today Aegon Asset Management (AAM) and the European Investment Fund (EIF) signed an agreement today to boost innovative Dutch companies with a guaranteed €120 million portfolio of loans.

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Global, January 18, 2018

Why you may want to think twice before asking to speak to a human

Robot versus human cartoon Aegon is implementing robotics capability to automate processes and free up manpower to add real customer value. The result? Faster processing, reduced costs, increased accuracy and – most importantly – enthusiastic customers.

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China, October 31, 2017

Aegon launches industry-leading digital solution in China

Zeus launch during Aegon THTF Digital Day Aegon THTF, Aegon's joint venture in China, has launched an industry-leading digital platform for insurance agents. Called Zeus, it enables agents to complete the digital underwriting process in as little as five minutes.

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Global, September 9, 2017

B3i launches working reinsurance blockchain prototype

B3i launches working reinsurance blockchain prototype B3i, the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative, announces the launch of market beta-testing of its reinsurance blockchain prototype.

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The Netherlands, September 6, 2017

Aegon partners with Dynamic Credit

Aegon logo Aegon and Dynamic Credit, the Amsterdam-based alternative fixed income asset manager, have reached an agreement on a strategic partnership. Under the agreement, Aegon will become a 25% shareholder of Dynamic Credit.

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UK, August 17, 2017

Aegon gives leg up to UK small businesses through online lending platform

Funding Circle Logo Aegon has entered a strategic partnership with online lending platform, Funding Circle. In the first year, the move will provide a cash boost for 2,600 small- and medium-sized companies, and create a potential 6,400 UK jobs.

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The Netherlands, July 12, 2017

When does a start-up stop being a start-up?

Hoody with kackathon logo Imagine being part of a 170-year-old company that feels like a start-up. That’s exactly what Aegon’s 2017 Hackathon achieved. Using real data, teams had 24 hours to develop a product or service with customer centricity at its core.

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Global, July 4, 2017

Bye bye paper, hello blockchain

Despite our increasingly digital world, insurance is still paper-dominated. Aegon's Global Chief Technology Officer, Mark Bloom, highlights that being free from paper is just one benefit of blockchain for the insurance sector.

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India, June 14, 2017

Aegon shares ‘Test & Learn’ approach with Stanford Lead Program

Stanford University campus This month, Aegon was invited to demonstrate to Stanford Graduate School of Business LEAD Certificate students how the ‘Test & Learn’ approach is being used effectively to drive change.

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United States, May 1, 2017

Aegon launches first-of-its-kind voice biometrics to increase security

Lady speaking into mobile phone Aegon has launched Transamerica Voice Pass. This first-of-its-kind feature enables customers to securely authenticate and access their accounts while also identifying the reason for their call, simply by speaking over the telephone.

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Management Changes

Global, March 9, 2018

New Head of Investor Relations at Aegon

New Head of Investor Relations at Aegon Jan Willem Weidema has been appointed as the new Head of Investor Relations at Aegon, Jan Willem (37) succeeds Willem van den Berg (40) who has led the Investor Relations team over the past 7 years.

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Press release, February 15, 2018

Aegon Supervisory Board Member Dirk Verbeek to step down at next AGM

Aegon logo Aegon announces that Dirk P.M. Verbeek, member of its Supervisory Board, has decided to step down at the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) of May 18, 2018.

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Press release, December 14, 2017

Aegon Supervisory Board Chairman Rob Routs to step down at next AGM

Aegon logo Supervisory Board has elected William Connelly as its next Chairman.

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India, November 21, 2017

Aegon Life appoints new CEO

Veneet Arora, Aegon Life CEO Aegon Life Insurance in India has appointed Mr. Vineet Arora as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2018. Mr. Arora will replace Mr. K. S. Gopalakrishnan who left the company on November 17, 2017.

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The Netherlands, September 29, 2017

Aegon Board Member named ‘Top woman of the year’

Ingrid de Graaf, Board Member and Chairman of Retail with Aegon the Netherlands, has been named ‘Topvrouw’ (Top woman of the year) by boardroom empowerment organization topvrouwen.nl.

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Press release, May 23, 2017

Aegon appoints Global Head of Government and Policy Affairs

Aegon logo Aegon appoints Maurice A. Perkins as Senior Vice President, Global Head of Government and Policy Affairs, to oversee all aspects of the company’s government relations in Europe, the Americas and Asia.

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Press Release, December 15, 2016

Aegon announces management changes

Aegon Logo Aegon is today announcing the following changes to its management:

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Press Release, November 27, 2016

Aegon to appoint Matthew Rider as CFO

Aegon CFO Matthew Rider Aegon announced today that its Supervisory Board intends to nominate Matthew J. Rider (1963, US Citizen) for appointment as CFO and member of the Executive Board at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on May 19, 2017.

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United Kingdom, October 28, 2016

Stephen McGee appointed CFO of Aegon UK

Employees at Argon's office in Edinburgh Aegon UK has appointed Stephen McGee as Chief Financial Officer, a role he has held on an interim basis since August.

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United States, September 15, 2016

Aegon USA Realty Advisors, LLC announces new senior leadership

Gary Black Aegon Asset Management has appointed Gary Black as President of Aegon USA Realty Advisors, LLC ("AURA"), and named Executive Vice Presidents Scott Coté and Christoph Gabler as Co-Heads of Real Estate.

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Brand Awareness

Spain, October 16, 2017

Aegon’s new tv campaign claims ‘It’s your moment’

Behind the scenese filming the campaign Building on the success of its previous award-winning campaign, Aegon Spain has once again worked together with the creative agency Kitchen on their new campaign; 'It's your moment'.

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Global, August 2, 2017

Looking for a comfortable retirement? Say ‘no’ to temptation

healthy eating You can blame evolutionary heritage for your lack of willpower when it comes to making healthy choices, but don’t expect to succeed in aging well if you can’t learn to say ‘no’ to the temptations of modern life.

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Poland, February 22, 2017

New commercial features ‘big name’ Polish TV stars

Famours actors Olga Borys and Wojciech Majchrzak Famous Polish TV stars, Olga Borys and Wojciech Majchrzak, star in Aegon’s latest commercial, which raises awareness for Aegon’s full range of insurance products in Poland.

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Global, January 9, 2017

New year resolve: the secret of a happier, longer life

healthy eating Diabetes, cardiovascular issues and achy joints aren’t inevitable in old age, but can result from youthful excess. Don’t sweat festive overindulgence though – our online fix could change your attitude and your life forever.

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Press Release, December 8, 2016

Aegon accelerates execution of strategy and increases expense savings

Aegon logo Aegon provides update on plans to strengthen position in attractive US market.

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Hong Kong, November 8, 2016

Rebranded: Aegon Insights

Aegon Insights Logo Aegon Direct & Affinity Marketing Services (ADAMS) has rebranded as Aegon Insights to better reflect its enhanced use and application of data, providing a deeper understanding of customers and their channel preferences.

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Poland, November 3, 2016

Aegon Poland launches popular Studies Financing Program+

Studies Financing Program Commercial Aegon Poland has launched a new product, Studies Financing Program+, which includes both life insurance for the parents and child, and an education savings plan.

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Hungary, October 11, 2016

Early investment pays off for Aegon Hungary

New born baby The birth of a baby prompts a range of emotions, including a desire for financial security. Aegon Hungary’s new campaign establishes a dialogue with parents at this life-changing moment, and the start of a long-lasting relationship.

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India, September 27, 2016

Aegon doubles brand awareness in India

Indian hipster Aegon Life’s ‘Simple Makes Sense’ campaign has reached 16 million customers in just one month - doubling brand awareness. The achievement was highlighted as best business practice by Facebook's Business Success Stories.

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India, August 17, 2016

Aegon Life restructuring sharpens focus on direct-to-customer business

Young Indian man browsing the web on a tablet Aegon Life, Aegon’s joint venture in India has announced a restructuring of its business. The move will sharpen its focus on protection insurance and direct-to-customer distribution – including its award winning e-Business.

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Retirement Research

July 10, 2018

An insurance solution to make retirement incomes last

Annuitization report Life expectancy is increasing worldwide, meaning many people risk outliving their retirement savings and potentially slipping into poverty. A new study suggests the insurance industry can be part of the solution.

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May 29, 2018

Should workers reskill to keep up?

At a panel discussion at the OECD forum in Paris, which included Jean-Michel Blanquer, the French Minister for Education, Aegon’s Catherine Collinson argued that lifelong learning is a must.

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May 29, 2018

Aegon calls for a new blueprint for retirement

Aegon logo The Hague (the Netherlands) – Experts at the Aegon Center of Longevity and Retirement (ACLR) call for a new social contract for retirement.

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May 29, 2018

The case for a new social contract for retirement

The case for a new social contract for retirement On the day that Aegon publishes its seventh annual Retirement Readiness Survey at the OECD, Alex Wynaendts, CEO of Aegon, outlines the case for a new social contract for retirement and calls for a more positive view on aging.

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Global, March 28, 2018

The LGBT community suffers a ‘wage penalty’ in preparing for retirement

LGBT With a median annual income eight percent lower than heterosexuals, LGBT households are on the back foot when it comes to saving for retirement.

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Global, March 8, 2018

Aegon's CFO speaks out on Women's Day

Matt Rider, CFO Aegon Balancing paid employment with life’s other responsibilities is a very personal decision for both women and men, whether working full-time, part-time or not at all.

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Global, February 2, 2018

Health issues put gay workers at risk of retirement poverty

Gay men drinking Over half of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people retire earlier than planned – putting them at risk of poverty in their senior years. Aegon’s survey finds that the most common reason for this is ill-health.

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Global, January 25, 2018

LGBT people have the same aspirations but not the same equality in retirement

Cover of Aegon's LGBT Retirement Report Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement (ACLR) conducted its first international survey on retirement aspirations and planning among the LGBT community.

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Global, December 21, 2017

The case for a more flexible transition to retirement

Maarten Edixhoven Does retirement mean the end of your career or simply signal the start of a transition? And what can you do to prepare for it? Maarten Edixhoven, CEO of Aegon the Netherlands, makes the case for having a flexible approach.

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October 16, 2017

Revealed: The keys to successful retirement

At this year's Asia Insurance Review's Conference on Pensions & Retirement Planning, Manager of Research at Aegon, Mike Mansfield, revealed the keys to a successful retirement.

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Shareholder

Press Release, May 18, 2018

Annual Meeting of Shareholders adopts all resolutions

Aegon logo Aegon N.V.’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on May 18, 2018, has approved all resolutions on the agenda, including adoption of the Annual Accounts of Aegon N.V. for the financial year 2017.

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Press release, April 6, 2018

Aegon publishes agenda for 2018 Annual General Meeting

Aegon logo Aegon N.V. today published the agenda for its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on Friday, May 18, 2018.

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Press release, March 23, 2018

Aegon publishes 2017 Annual Report and Review

Aegon logo Aegon N.V. today released both its 2017 Annual Report and Review, and will file its Annual Report on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Press release, February 15, 2018

Aegon Supervisory Board Member Dirk Verbeek to step down at next AGM

Aegon logo Aegon announces that Dirk P.M. Verbeek, member of its Supervisory Board, has decided to step down at the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) of May 18, 2018.

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Press release, February 15, 2018

Aegon concludes 2017 with strong fourth quarter results

Aegon logo 4Q 2017 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Press release, December 15, 2017

Aegon completes share buyback program

Aegon logo Aegon has completed the share buyback program announced on September 28, 2017. This program neutralized the dilutive effect of the 2016 final and 2017 interim dividends paid in shares.

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Press release, September 28, 2017

Aegon announces repurchase of shares to neutralize 2016 final and 2017 interim stock dividends

Aegon logo Aegon will repurchase 51,864,626 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2016 final and 2017 interim stock dividends. These shares will be held as treasury shares and will be used to pay future stock dividends.

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United Kingdom, September 21, 2017

Aegon UK 2017 strategy update

London skyline Aegon UK’s CEO Adrian Grace and CFO Stephen McGee presented a strategy update for analysts in London today.

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Press release, September 13, 2017

Aegon announces stock fraction interim dividend 2017

Aegon logo Aegon shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2017 interim dividend of EUR 0.13 per common share in cash or in stock.

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Press release, August 10, 2017

Aegon strengthens Dutch capital position and reports strong 2Q 2017 results

Aegon logo 2Q 2017 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Strategy

Press Release, May 18, 2018

Annual Meeting of Shareholders adopts all resolutions

Aegon logo Aegon N.V.’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on May 18, 2018, has approved all resolutions on the agenda, including adoption of the Annual Accounts of Aegon N.V. for the financial year 2017.

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Press release, March 23, 2018

Aegon publishes 2017 Annual Report and Review

Aegon logo Aegon N.V. today released both its 2017 Annual Report and Review, and will file its Annual Report on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Press release, February 15, 2018

Aegon concludes 2017 with strong fourth quarter results

Aegon logo 4Q 2017 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Global, February 1, 2018

A sense of purpose

Alex Wynaendts Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager and an important Aegon shareholder, recently wrote to Alex Wynaendts and other CEOs to share his thoughts about how to achieve sustainable, long-term growth.

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Global, January 18, 2018

Why you may want to think twice before asking to speak to a human

Robot versus human cartoon Aegon is implementing robotics capability to automate processes and free up manpower to add real customer value. The result? Faster processing, reduced costs, increased accuracy and – most importantly – enthusiastic customers.

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Press Release, January 11, 2018

Aegon announces significant step to capture greater operational efficiencies

Aegon logo Aegon today announces that its US subsidiary, Transamerica, has entered into an agreement with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to administer the company’s US insurance and annuity business lines.

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United States, January 11, 2018

Aegon’s first affordable housing debt fund fully subscribed

A $100 million US affordable housing debt fund, offered by Aegon USA Realty Advisors LLC (AURA), has been fully subscribed. It is the first fund of its kind and expected to finance 32 loans across 13 states.

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Press release, December 28, 2017

Aegon to divest additional block of US run-off businesses

Aegon logo Aegon has agreed to divest a block of life reinsurance business to SCOR and to dissolve a related captive insurance company.

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The Netherlands, December 1, 2017

Strategic and financial update for Aegon the Netherlands

Aegon offices Today, with its Solvency II ratio firmly within target range, Aegon the Netherlands’s new management team will provide an update on its strategy and financial outlook.

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United States, November 9, 2017

100 percent for Transamerica in the 2018 Corporate Equality Index

CEI Report Cover Transamerica, Aegon's North American subsidiary, has earned 100 percent in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 16th annual scorecard for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality.

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CSR

Global, May 18, 2018

Aegon publishes seventh Responsible Investment Report

Aegon Asset Management publishes 2017 Responsible Investment Report Aegon Asset Management has published its 2017 Responsible Investment report.

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Global, April 17, 2018

Aegon will vote in favor of resolution Follow This

Follow This Aegon will vote in favor of a resolution which calls on Shell to set long-term (2050) and quantitative targets aligned with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.

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Global, April 13, 2018

Aegon employees give back on global volunteer day

Aegon volunteer day Today Aegon employees will be swapping their normal workplaces for a local charity or good cause of their choice as part of Aegon’s Global Volunteer Friday.

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Press release, March 23, 2018

Aegon publishes 2017 Annual Report and Review

Aegon logo Aegon N.V. today released both its 2017 Annual Report and Review, and will file its Annual Report on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Global, February 1, 2018

A sense of purpose

Alex Wynaendts Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager and an important Aegon shareholder, recently wrote to Alex Wynaendts and other CEOs to share his thoughts about how to achieve sustainable, long-term growth.

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Global, January 22, 2018

Climate change and the insurance industry

Cover of climate change research report The Geneva Association, a leading international insurance think tank, has released a research report on the role the insurance industry can play in supporting climate adaptation and mitigation efforts.

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United States, January 11, 2018

Aegon’s first affordable housing debt fund fully subscribed

A $100 million US affordable housing debt fund, offered by Aegon USA Realty Advisors LLC (AURA), has been fully subscribed. It is the first fund of its kind and expected to finance 32 loans across 13 states.

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The Netherlands, December 6, 2017

Aegon leads sector on tax transparency

VBDO Logo In the 2017 Tax Transparency Benchmark, published this week, Aegon was ranked second out of 76 Dutch listed companies, and first in its sector.

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United States, November 9, 2017

100 percent for Transamerica in the 2018 Corporate Equality Index

CEI Report Cover Transamerica, Aegon's North American subsidiary, has earned 100 percent in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 16th annual scorecard for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality.

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Global, October 11, 2017

‘Coming Out’ at Aegon has never been easier

Coming out day photo at Aegon Head Office On National Coming Out Day, Aegon is showing its support for diversity with its rainbow colored logo. It is however its ongoing commitment that helped achieve its highest ever score in the 2017 Workplace Pride Global Benchmark.

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Our Thinking

Global, March 8, 2018

Aegon's CFO speaks out on Women's Day

Matt Rider, CFO Aegon Balancing paid employment with life’s other responsibilities is a very personal decision for both women and men, whether working full-time, part-time or not at all.

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Global, January 22, 2018

Climate change and the insurance industry

Cover of climate change research report The Geneva Association, a leading international insurance think tank, has released a research report on the role the insurance industry can play in supporting climate adaptation and mitigation efforts.

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Global, December 21, 2017

The case for a more flexible transition to retirement

Maarten Edixhoven Does retirement mean the end of your career or simply signal the start of a transition? And what can you do to prepare for it? Maarten Edixhoven, CEO of Aegon the Netherlands, makes the case for having a flexible approach.

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Global, October 2, 2017

B3i expands with new members joining its prototype market testing phase

B3i Icon The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i announces the expansion of the group, with 23 new entrants joining its market testing program.

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Global, September 26, 2017

Could this be the ‘nudge’ YOU need for a longer, healthier retirement?

Hamburger Most people want to be healthy, but many just feel they don’t have the time or energy to do the right thing. This is where ‘nudge’ theory may be able to help us out.

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Brazil, September 5, 2017

Is Brazil facing a crisis even greater than recession?

Elderly hipster man In 2001, together with Russia, India and China, Brazil was famously identified by the acronym BRIC, as one of the top emerging markets for investors to watch. Since then, times have changed.

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Global, July 4, 2017

Bye bye paper, hello blockchain

Despite our increasingly digital world, insurance is still paper-dominated. Aegon's Global Chief Technology Officer, Mark Bloom, highlights that being free from paper is just one benefit of blockchain for the insurance sector.

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Global, June 21, 2017

A new kind of millennial

Millenial saving for retirement Self-employed, and saving for a retirement she doesn’t plan to take

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Global, June 6, 2017

Healthy lifestyle positive for retirement planning

OECD logo 2017 Preparing for a successful retirement requires focus on good financial habits, and a healthy lifestyle. However, there is an alarming disconnect between people’s good intentions and their actions, according to a global report by Aegon.

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Global, January 31, 2017

The self-employed’s inspiring vision of retirement, if only they'd saved for it

Young self employed The self-employed have a flexible vision of retirement. They plan on working past traditional retirement age, easing into retirement, and fully retiring at an older age.

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Careers

Global, March 28, 2018

The LGBT community suffers a ‘wage penalty’ in preparing for retirement

LGBT With a median annual income eight percent lower than heterosexuals, LGBT households are on the back foot when it comes to saving for retirement.

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Global, February 2, 2018

Health issues put gay workers at risk of retirement poverty

Gay men drinking Over half of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people retire earlier than planned – putting them at risk of poverty in their senior years. Aegon’s survey finds that the most common reason for this is ill-health.

Read more


Global, January 25, 2018

LGBT people have the same aspirations but not the same equality in retirement

Cover of Aegon's LGBT Retirement Report Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement (ACLR) conducted its first international survey on retirement aspirations and planning among the LGBT community.

Read more


Global, January 18, 2018

Why you may want to think twice before asking to speak to a human

Robot versus human cartoon Aegon is implementing robotics capability to automate processes and free up manpower to add real customer value. The result? Faster processing, reduced costs, increased accuracy and – most importantly – enthusiastic customers.

Read more


United States, January 11, 2018

Aegon’s first affordable housing debt fund fully subscribed

A $100 million US affordable housing debt fund, offered by Aegon USA Realty Advisors LLC (AURA), has been fully subscribed. It is the first fund of its kind and expected to finance 32 loans across 13 states.

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Global, December 21, 2017

The case for a more flexible transition to retirement

Maarten Edixhoven Does retirement mean the end of your career or simply signal the start of a transition? And what can you do to prepare for it? Maarten Edixhoven, CEO of Aegon the Netherlands, makes the case for having a flexible approach.

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United States, November 9, 2017

100 percent for Transamerica in the 2018 Corporate Equality Index

CEI Report Cover Transamerica, Aegon's North American subsidiary, has earned 100 percent in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 16th annual scorecard for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality.

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China, October 31, 2017

Aegon launches industry-leading digital solution in China

Zeus launch during Aegon THTF Digital Day Aegon THTF, Aegon's joint venture in China, has launched an industry-leading digital platform for insurance agents. Called Zeus, it enables agents to complete the digital underwriting process in as little as five minutes.

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Spain, October 16, 2017

Aegon’s new tv campaign claims ‘It’s your moment’

Behind the scenese filming the campaign Building on the success of its previous award-winning campaign, Aegon Spain has once again worked together with the creative agency Kitchen on their new campaign; 'It's your moment'.

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Global, October 11, 2017

‘Coming Out’ at Aegon has never been easier

Coming out day photo at Aegon Head Office On National Coming Out Day, Aegon is showing its support for diversity with its rainbow colored logo. It is however its ongoing commitment that helped achieve its highest ever score in the 2017 Workplace Pride Global Benchmark.

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