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.
Supporting societyAegon support's society in a number of ways, including through donations, sponsorships, employee volunteering, and paying a fair level of tax.
Aegon is an international company, based in the Netherlands, with shares listed in Amsterdam and New York.
Annual Reports/SFCRsArchive of our statutory Annual Reports, SEC Filings, SFCRs, integrated 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.
Successful Retirement - Healthy Aging and Financial Security
This report illustrates the close link between health and wealth in retirement. Those that maintain a healthy lifestyle today are more likely to be able to achieve their retirement aspirations.
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.
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.
Supervisory Board has elected William Connelly as its next Chairman.
In the 2017 Tax Transparency Benchmark, published this week, Aegon was ranked second out of 76 Dutch listed companies, and first in its sector.
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.
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.
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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Aegon has successfully completed the sale of Unirobe Meeùs Groep (UMG) to Aon Groep Nederland for EUR 295 million.
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.
Aegon Asset Management has opened a new office in Frankfurt. The company will use its global investment acumen and expertise to match German wholesale and institutional clients with the best global solutions suited to their needs.
Kames Capital, a subsidiary of Aegon Asset Management, is to enter the US market for the first time after registering with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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.
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'.
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.
Aegon and its North American subsidiary, Transamerica, have joined forces with Administradora Akaan to create an asset management company named Akaan Transamerica.
The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i announces the expansion of the group, with 23 new entrants joining its market testing program.
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.
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.
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.
Aegon UK’s CEO Adrian Grace and CFO Stephen McGee presented a strategy update for analysts in London today.
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.
B3i, the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative, announces the launch of market beta-testing of its reinsurance blockchain prototype.
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.
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.
Efforts to provide a retirement income for millions of low-wage workers in Ghana are becoming a reality. Benno Vermeer, an actuary at Aegon, is in the West African country supporting a new micro pension initiative.
The Japanese lead the world when it comes to long and healthy lives. Despite this, in the latest Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey they were the least likely to report themselves as feeling healthy and the least ready to retire. Why?
In the latest assessment by the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), both Aegon Asset Management and Kames Capital scored the highest possible rating for strategy and governance of responsible investment activities.
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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Aegon has agreed to sell Aegon Ireland plc to AGER Bermuda Holding Ltd., the holding company of the European operations of Athene Holding Ltd.
Aegon has agreed to sell Unirobe Meeùs Groep (UMG), an independent financial advisory group, to Aon Groep Nederland for EUR 295 million.
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.
Aegon Poland has received approval by the Polish Financial Supervision Authority to take over the management of the Nordea open pension fund (OFE) between September 1 and November 17, 2017.
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.
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.
Aegon has successfully completed its transaction with Wilton Re to divest its two largest US run-off businesses, the payout annuity business and the Bank Owned / Corporate Owned Life Insurance business (BOLI/COLI).
Over the coming months, Aegon has decided to wind down its Dutch onna-onna brand, a start-up insurance enterprise offering car, bicycle and home insurance.
Self-employed, and saving for a retirement she doesn’t plan to take
Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2016 final dividend of EUR 0.13 per common share in cash or in stock.
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.
Aegon Asset Management’s 2016 Responsible Investment Report outlines its commitment to embedding Environment, Sustainability and Governance in its decision making, and highlights how it is addressing key sustainability issues globally.
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.
By supporting carbon offset projects in China and Turkey, Aegon has created jobs, and improved the lives of thousands of people, say environmental development experts ClimateCare.
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.
Aegon has agreed to sell its two largest US run-off businesses, the payout annuity business and the Bank Owned / Corporate Owned Life Insurance business (BOLI/COLI), to Wilton Re.
Aegon N.V.’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on May 19, 2017, has approved all resolutions on the agenda, including adoption of the Annual Accounts of Aegon N.V. for the financial year 2016.
1Q 2017 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG
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.
Aegon has joined major investors to call for one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies to come clean on the impact of climate change.
Aegon N.V. today published the agenda for its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on Friday, May 19, 2017.
False insurance claims – which account for as much as 10% of all European payouts – have a negative effect for genuine consumers. But recent advances in artificial intelligence are delivering promising results for customers.
Aegon N.V. today released its 2016 Annual Report and will file its Annual Report on Form 20 F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Aegon has put its investment power behind a $2 trillion coalition to tackle antibiotic resistance, an issue that Aegon Engagement Manager, Natalie Benisch, suggests, “could become as big as global warming in the coming years.”
Forget Botox, rejuvenating cream, or gym membership. If women are to age well, they need a retirement plan, and they need to write it down. Today's International Women’s Day may be just the nudge you need to put pen to paper!
Famous Polish TV stars, Olga Borys and Wojciech Majchrzak, star in Aegon’s latest commercial, which raises awareness for Aegon’s full range of insurance products in Poland.
In response to inaccurate information in the market, Aegon would like to clarify its capital position in the United States.
Q4 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG
Aegon Asset Management has joined with 15 other investors and insurers to urge the G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020. Together these companies have assets under management of US$ 2.8 trillion.
Since its launch in 2016, the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i has gained broad attention across the industry. Ten additional insurance and reinsurance companies have now joined, giving the initiative a truly global scope.
Together with the second largest pension fund in the Netherlands, Zorg en Welzijn (PFZW) Aegon has invested an additional €200 million in small-scale assisted living, for people who are no longer able to live independently.
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.
Aegon will extend its existing partnership with the peer-to-peer platform auxmoney, Germany's leading credit marketplace recognized for its sophisticated consumer credit rating technology.
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 were 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 U.S. 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 Poland has launched a new product, Studies Financing Program+, which includes both life insurance for the parents and child, and an education savings plan.
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.