Aegon is one of the world's leading financial services organizations, providing life insurance, pensions and asset management.
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Our historyExplore a brief history of Aegon and Transamerica from 1844 to the present day.
Our sponsorshipsAegon's sponsorship mission is to support and encourage inspiration and excellence. Over the last three years we've invested more than 55 million euro in sports.
Aegon is an international company, based in the Netherlands, with shares listed in Amsterdam and New York.
Annual ReportsArchive of our statutory Annual Reports, SEC Filings, integrated Annual Reviews, detailed Sustainability Supplements and Aegon Asset Management Responsible Investment Reports.
Our governanceAs a company based in the Netherlands, Aegon is subject to the Dutch corporate governance code. Aegon's corporate governance structure is the responsibility of both the Supervisory Board and the Executive Board.
At Aegon, we expect all of our employees to honor and live by our core values: Working Together, Bringing Clarity and Exceeding Expectations.
Responsible investmentOur goal is to make investments that deliver not only sound financial returns for our customers, but also real social and environmental benefits.
How do people rate us?Aegon works closely with a number of sustainability rating agencies, who regularly assess our performance.
The Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement conducts research, educates the public, and leads a global dialogue on trends, issues, and opportunities surrounding longevity, population aging, and retirement security.
A Retirement Wake-Up CallThis report based on the fifth annual Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey raises the alarm on insufficient progress being made globally to help workers achieve a reasonable living standard when they retire.
ARRIThe Aegon Retirement Readiness Index (ARRI) is a 'retirement readiness' score on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the highest, indicating how prepared a person is for retirement.
We help our customers take responsibility for their financial future. Thinking about what you do or – perhaps – don’t do when it comes to your own financial future is a good way to get a sense of the challenge we face achieving this.
Global job searchExplore our interactive map to find current job opportunities in your country.
#InsideAegonReal social media posts, by real employees, at real events, real time. Discover what life is like #InsideAegon via our social wall.
Transamerica Asset Management CIO, Tom Wald, is expecting a dramatic change in the economic agenda under the new presidential administration. His U.S. perspective sees stocks well positioned for the year ahead, rising interest rates, and the return of inflation.
This week, 539 solar panels will be installed on the roofs of Aegon’s main offices in The Hague, The Netherlands. The initiative provides an opportunity for local residents to benefit from a clean energy tax incentive.
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.
Aegon has successfully closed the acquisition of Cofunds from Legal & General, following regulatory approval.
Aegon Hungary is taking a big leap forward in operational efficiency and customer service by automating 40% of claims handling in its non-life business.
Aegon is today announcing the following changes to its management:
For the second year running, Transamerica, Aegon’s North American subsidiary, has achieved 90 out of a possible 100 points in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index. This year the Index rated almost 900 businesses.
Aegon provides update on plans to strengthen position in attractive US market.
The notes were issued under Aegon’s USD 6 billion debt issuance program at a price of 99.210%, and will carry a coupon of 1.00%.
Aegon has joined a consortium, with combined assets of over €2.8 trillion, to support investment in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Tomorrow they will invite the Dutch government and Central Bank to join them in this support.
The increase in rates since the U.S. Election has shattered the previous notion that we had re-entered a 'lower for longer' interest rate environment. Transamerica’s Tom Wald shares his thoughts on where interest rates are heading...
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.
Contrary to expectations, since US Election Day, equity markets have rallied - with major indices reaching all-time highs - and interest rates rising sharply. What can we expect going forward? Aegon’s Tom Wald shares his thoughts.
The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has scored Aegon 186 out of a possible 200 in its 2016 Transparency Benchmark, up from 185 points in 2015. This is well above the financial sector average of 121.
Today the Dutch Fair Insurance Guide published its fourth annual policy update. The report measures the sustainability policies of ten Dutch insurers against nine themes in the areas of business management and investments.
Aegon's new Government Related Investment Fund, which aims to invest more than 50% in impact investments, has received its first third-party investment of EUR 30 million, increasing the fund’s value to more than EUR 300 million.
Aegon has invested in German pension start-up fairr.de, in a move which opens up opportunities for its Dutch pension business in the German market.
Aegon has completed the share buyback program announced on October 3, 2016. This program neutralized the dilutive effect of the 2016 interim dividend paid in shares.
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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.
A new project to develop a more reliable approach to understanding climate investment risk marks an ambitious attempt by Aegon to escape the inconsistencies in carbon data and climate risk definitions that make comparisons difficult.
Aegon was recognized as the leading financial services company to be ranked in the 2016 Tax Transparency Benchmark, published this week by the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO).
Aegon UK has appointed Stephen McGee as Chief Financial Officer, a role he has held on an interim basis since August.
At today’s Dutch climate conference, Aegon joined 39 other Dutch companies in calling for the next government to establish a new law to ensure the goals of the Paris climate agreement (COP21) are met.
This month 36 Aegon employees were locked in an industrial wasteland for 24 hours, put under scrutiny, deprived of sleep, and tasked to work without break. We’re talking about this year’s Aegon Hackathon…
Aegon, Allianz, Munich Re, Swiss Re and Zurich have launched the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i.
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.
Aegon will repurchase 30,765,224 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2016 interim stock dividend. These shares will be held as treasury shares and will be used to pay future stock dividends.
Oh the irony. As we celebrate the 25th United Nations International Day of Older Persons, negative stereotypes of older workers are making headline news, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump charged as ‘too old for the job’ by some.
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.
Aegon has entered into an agreement to sell 100% of its shares of Aegon Life Ukraine to TAS Group, and will exit the Ukrainian market. The parties have agreed not to disclose the terms and conditions of the transaction.
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.
Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2016 interim dividend of EUR 0.13 per common share in cash or in stock.
Aegon has established its first ever fund for solar energy, enabling an institutional client to invest in sustainable energy and potentially earn above-average returns in the current low to negative interest-rate environment.
Aegon, through its corporate venture arm Transamerica Ventures, has invested in SmartAsset, a New York City-based financial decision making technology company.
With a score of 82 in the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Aegon has again proved itself to be a sustainability leader in its sector, remaining in the top 10 percent of the financial services industry.
Aegon announces that Chief Financial Officer Darryl Button will leave the company on December 1, 2016.
Aegon Life has unveiled its fifth annual Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey. Of the 15 countries surveyed, India leads in retirement readiness and is the only country to score more than 7 in the Aegon Retirement Readiness Index.
Aegon has signed a letter to G20 governments calling them to not only make good on their commitment to tackle climate change, but to do so as soon as possible.
Aegon NV appoints Michael F. Consedine as Global Head of Government and Policy Affairs, overseeing all aspects of the company’s government relations in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
New research evaluating the retirement outlook of American workers highlights a number of issues common to all generations. But there are also some surprising differences...
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.
Aegon has completed the share buyback program announced on July 4, 2016. This program neutralized the dilutive effect of the 2015 final dividend paid in shares.
Q2 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG
Aegon announces the acquisition of Cofunds from Legal & General for GBP 140 million (EUR 164 million).
Aegon was recently selected to participate in the world’s first-ever green residential mortgage-backed security (RMBS). The demand for such bonds is high. Will supply keep up?
Continuously evaluating the market has strengthened Transamerica Life Bermuda’s product proposition, and helped this Aegon subsidiary scoop the ‘International Life Insurer of the Year Award - Hong Kong’.
In the United Nation's most recent Principles for Responsible Investment survey, Aegon Asset Management in the UK, Kames Capital, received the maximum possible rating, which was awarded to just 15% of signatories.
When Aegon’s startup Kroodle set out to provide lower car insurance premiums based on real driver data, their out-of-the-box thinking helped them become THE leader in data-driven insurance.
You fall in love with a house, not a mortgage... This is the message behind Aegon’s latest campaign in The Netherlands. Since July 9, a staggering 85,000 people have already tuned into a 30-minute Facebook video about mortgages.
Until recently, the Dutch pension system was held up as an example to the world. But while a couple of generations currently enjoy the benefits, an aging population and low interest rates are starting to shake the foundations.
During the second quarter of 2016, Aegon announced the divestment of its GBP 9 billion annuity portfolio in the United Kingdom through two transactions, to Rothesay Life and Legal & General.
We all dream of the time in our lives when we’ll have more time to do the things we enjoy - traveling, hobbies or time with the family. And as we’re living increasingly longer, this time might be longer than you ever imagined!
Aegon will repurchase 29,258,662 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2015 final stock dividend. These shares will be held as treasury shares and will be used to pay future stock dividends.
Aegon, through its corporate venture arm Transamerica Ventures, recently invested in Everplans, a New York-based startup that helps people create, store, and securely share estate and legacy planning information.
For the fifth consecutive year, more than 300 Transamerica employees (Aegon's U.S. brand) will help build or repair homes in eight cities across the United States in partnership with Habitat for Humanity.
Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2015 final dividend in cash or in stock. The cash dividend amounts to EUR 0.13 per common share and will be payable as of June 24, 2016.
Aegon Poland has signed a major agreement with Nordic financial services firm, Nordea. The deal, subject to regulatory approval, will bring economies of scale and further improve quality of service to customers.
Aegon is the first company to receive approval from the Dutch Central Bank to launch a General Pension Fund in the Netherlands. This offers a cost-effective alternative for new and existing company pension schemes.
Marnix Zwart, serial insurance industry innovator, shares the future trends he’s excited by and – crucially – what he thinks Aegon can do to stay ahead of the competition – both new and traditional.
Aegon has completed its first 8 million of a potential 100 million euro investment in microfinance. A third fund has already been earmarked for an investment later this year.
For some, money simply slips through their fingers – they've already spent the next pay check before it arrives. Others have set themselves the challenge of saving as much money as possible, and stick to it rigorously.
Aegon Life (India) has developed an award-winning technique that uses the familiar ‘Word Cloud’ approach to map, prioritize and improve customer loyalty.
Transamerica, Aegon’s US brand, has partnered with the American Heart Association (AHA) to promote heart-healthy lifestyles as integral to achieving a sound financial outlook.
Today, the Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement (ACLR) shared its latest research with visitors to the OECD Forum Discovery Lab.
Follow our live report from the OECD Forum round table examining how to "disrupt" ageing by changing perceptions and achieving a better match between longer life expectancy and the active participation of the elderly in our societies.
A critical percentage of the world’s population is now living longer than ever before, while birth rates are dropping. This and many other developments influencing the global economy will be discussed during the OECD's two-day forum.
Aegon has taken the decision to strike coal mining off its investment list, and is further stoking sustainability efforts as part of its strategic objectives.
Aegon announces the sale of GBP 3 billion annuity liabilities to Legal & General.
Aegon N.V.’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on May 20, 2016, has approved all resolutions on the agenda, including adoption of the Annual Accounts of Aegon N.V. for the 2015 financial year.
Aegon announces the completion of the second tranche of its EUR 400 million share buyback program.
Today is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). For some, these terms, and the issues they reflect, are new. For others the issue of discrimination is very real.
A year since launch, the Aegon Analytical Academy, an international program to develop leading data analytics capabilities, is set to continue. Data analytics has been identified by Aegon as key to supporting the company strategy.
Q1 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG
Aegon has announced an agreement to acquire BlackRock’s UK Defined Contribution platform and administration business. This will strengthen its position as a leading player in the UK workplace savings market.
Though seven years have passed since the economic crisis, non-profit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® (TCRS) has found the ‘Great Recession’ is still impacting many retirees in the US.
Aegon has bought a minority stake in ROMEO Financial Services, a startup that provides back-office services for financial advisors. ROMEO also has a new franchise concept in the pipeline for mortgages and insurance.
This month Aegon's Kid's Counsel provided their candid and insightful advice on the subject of data privacy. A number of their insights are already helping determine Aegon's approach to this important topic.
Today, Aegon has published an enhanced 2015 financial supplement to reflect the voluntary changes in accounting policies, effective January 1, 2016, as announced at Aegon’s Analyst & Investor conference on January 13, 2016.
Today, Aegon expanded its global retirement research network with the launch of the Instituto de Longevidade Mongeral Aegon, in Brazil.
Aegon has taken a minority equity stake in the mobile innovation specialist MOBGEN which develops innovative mobile systems and applications for multinational companies, enabling them to connect digitally with their customers.
Aegon announces the sale of two thirds of its UK annuity portfolio to Rothesay Life. The transaction is consistent with the company’s ambition to free up capital from non-core businesses.
Today, Aegon N.V. published the agenda for its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on Friday, May 20, 2016.
Aegon Life's quality management principles were recently recognized at the Indian Service Quality Awards 2016, as ‘Best Service Quality Program’. But how exactly do you achieve such an accolade in the competitive world of insurance?
Aegon has launched a pilot aimed at improving quality of life for the chronically sick. Developed in collaboration with Quality Medical Service (QMS) in Barcelona, the pilot uses hi-tech monitoring to anticipate health issues.
On January 13, 2016, Aegon announced and commenced its EUR 400 million share buyback program.
Aegon N.V. today released its 2015 Annual Report and filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Rob Routs has chaired the Aegon Supervisory Board for the past eight years. Here, he looks back on 2015 to give his assessment of how Aegon performed, under the watchful eye of the Supervisory Board.
Alex Wynaendts, Aegon CEO, reflects on 2015 and on accelerating the pace of change.
GoBear, Asia's only impartial metasearch engine for insurance and financial products, celebrated its first birthday this month, recording 50% month-on-month growth in usage since its launch last March.
Mongeral Aegon’s call center recently ripped up the quality-monitoring rulebook, and took inspiration from a FIFA video game to get closer to customers. The result? Better customer connections and motivated employees.
Commenting on the transition from a fossil-fuel based economy to a more sustainable energy system, Aegon CEO, Alex Wynaendts said, "I believe we're on the right track, but the process needs to be faster."
With International Women’s Day approaching on March 8, the Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement has released research and recommendations to help women be better prepared for retirement.
With rules about pensions and financial products changing regularly, it can be hard to keep up. And financial planning isn’t exactly everyone’s favorite pastime – and not everyone is willing to pay for advice.
Just over a year ago, Aegon’s online bank, Knab, implemented a system that allows customers to transfer money using the recipients mobile phone number. The European Central Bank is now working on a similar European-wide solution.
Aegon accelerates its digital roadmap in Czech Republic. On February 16, 2016 Aegon signed an agreement with the leading Czech fintech company Chytry Honza.
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This week, Aegon Spain launched its new life insurance campaign aimed at those parents who would do anything for their children: from dressing as a unicorn to securing their future.
Aegon’s commitment to digital expansion was announced at the company’s Analyst & Investor conference. To accelerate this expansion, a Center of Excellence for Digital is being created and the first projects are currently ramping up.
Strategy update and 2018 financial targets presented at Analyst & Investor Conference
Aegon today announces the appointment of Mark Bloom (American) to succeed Brenda Clancy (American) as Global Chief Technology Officer and a member of the Management Committee, effective February 1, 2016.
Today, Aegon Bank N.V. priced its inaugural 5-year, EUR 750 million Conditional Pass Through Covered Bonds at 8 basis points over mid swaps resulting in an effective yield of 0.267%.
Aegon today announces the appointment of Allegra van Hövell-Patrizi (41, Italian) as Chief Risk Officer and member of the Management Board, effective as of January 1, 2016.
Q3 2015 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG
The Financial Stability Board today announced that it has designated Aegon as one of a group of nine global systemically important insurers (G-SII).
Aegon has completed the share buyback program announced on September 15, 2015. This program neutralized the dilutive effect of the 2015 interim dividend paid in shares.
Deal strengthens Transamerica’s retirement platform and adds USD 71 billion in assets under administration.
Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2015 interim dividend of EUR 0.12 per common share in cash or in stock. 43% of shareholders elected to receive the stock dividend.
Aegon reports increase in earnings, sales and cash flows for the second quarter of 2015.
Transamerica, Aegon's US subsidiary, has announced an expanded distribution partnership with Edward Jones to provide its retirement plan solutions to companies throughout the U