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Press Release, June 29, 2017

Aegon completes sale of majority of US run-off businesses

Aegon Logo 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).

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Global, June 27, 2017

Aegon winds down investment in onna-onna

Over the coming months, Aegon has decided to wind down its onna-onna brand, a start-up insurance enterprise offering car, bicycle and home insurance.

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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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Press release, June 20, 2017

Aegon announces stock fraction final dividend 2016

Aegon logo 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.

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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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Global, June 12, 2017

Aegon publishes sixth Responsible Investment Report

Wind turbine close up 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.

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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, May 25, 2017

Aegon’s carbon neutrality brings added social benefits

Kavakli renewable energy wind power plant 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.

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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, May 22, 2017

Aegon to divest majority of US run-off businesses

Aegon logo 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.

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Press Release, May 19, 2017

Annual Meeting of Shareholders adopts all resolutions

Aegon logo 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.

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Press Release, May 11, 2017

Aegon reports strong increase in net income in 1Q 2017

Aegon logo 1Q 2017 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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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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Global, April 24, 2017

Aegon joins call for ExxonMobil to come clean on climate change risk

Oil platform 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.

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Press release, April 7, 2017

Aegon publishes agenda for 2017 Annual General Meeting

Aegon logo Aegon N.V. today published the agenda for its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on Friday, May 19, 2017.

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Global, April 5, 2017

Artificial Intelligence helps Aegon get smarter on claims

Connected network illustration 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.

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Press Release, March 24, 2017

Aegon publishes 2016 Annual Report and Review

Aegon logo 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).

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Global, March 20, 2017

Aegon joins campaign to tackle antibiotic resistance

Chicken broiler house 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.”

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Global, March 7, 2017

What women really need...

Lady writing a retirement plan 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!

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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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Press Releases

Press Release, June 29, 2017

Aegon completes sale of majority of US run-off businesses

Aegon Logo 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).

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Press release, June 20, 2017

Aegon announces stock fraction final dividend 2016

Aegon logo 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.

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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, May 22, 2017

Aegon to divest majority of US run-off businesses

Aegon logo 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.

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Press Release, May 19, 2017

Annual Meeting of Shareholders adopts all resolutions

Aegon logo 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.

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Press Release, May 11, 2017

Aegon reports strong increase in net income in 1Q 2017

Aegon logo 1Q 2017 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Press release, April 7, 2017

Aegon publishes agenda for 2017 Annual General Meeting

Aegon logo Aegon N.V. today published the agenda for its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on Friday, May 19, 2017.

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Press Release, March 24, 2017

Aegon publishes 2016 Annual Report and Review

Aegon logo 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).

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Press Release, February 17, 2017

Aegon responds to inaccurate information

Aegon Logo In response to inaccurate information in the market, Aegon would like to clarify its capital position in the United States.

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Press Release, February 17, 2017

Aegon reports strong net income in Q4 2016

Aegon logo Q4 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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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, 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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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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Press Release, November 11, 2016

Aegon completes share buyback program

Aegon Logo 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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Press Release, November 10, 2016

Aegon reports net income of EUR 358 million in Q3 2016

Aegon logo Q3 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Press Release, October 3, 2016

Aegon announces repurchase of shares to neutralize 2016 interim stock dividend

Aegon Logo 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.

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Press Release, September 14, 2016

Aegon announces stock fraction interim dividend 2016

Aegon Logo 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.

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Press Release, September 6, 2016

CFO Darryl Button to leave Aegon

Aegon Logo Aegon announces that Chief Financial Officer Darryl Button will leave the company on December 1, 2016.

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Press Release, August 15, 2016

Aegon completes share buyback program

Aegon Logo 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.

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Press Release, August 11, 2016

Aegon maintains solid capital ratio despite volatile markets in Q2 2016

Aegon logo Q2 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Business Performance

Press Release, June 29, 2017

Aegon completes sale of majority of US run-off businesses

Aegon Logo 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).

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Global, June 12, 2017

Aegon publishes sixth Responsible Investment Report

Wind turbine close up 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.

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Press release, May 22, 2017

Aegon to divest majority of US run-off businesses

Aegon logo 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.

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Press Release, May 19, 2017

Annual Meeting of Shareholders adopts all resolutions

Aegon logo 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.

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Press Release, May 11, 2017

Aegon reports strong increase in net income in 1Q 2017

Aegon logo 1Q 2017 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Press Release, February 17, 2017

Aegon responds to inaccurate information

Aegon Logo In response to inaccurate information in the market, Aegon would like to clarify its capital position in the United States.

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Press Release, February 17, 2017

Aegon reports strong net income in Q4 2016

Aegon logo Q4 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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The Netherlands, November 16, 2016

Sustainable Aegon fund receives 30 million Euro boost

Homes with sunpanels 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.

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Press Release, November 10, 2016

Aegon reports net income of EUR 358 million in Q3 2016

Aegon logo Q3 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Global, November 2, 2016

Aegon leads industry in tax transparency

2016 Tax Transparency Report 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).

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Press Release, August 11, 2016

Aegon maintains solid capital ratio despite volatile markets in Q2 2016

Aegon logo Q2 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Press Release, July 12, 2016

Aegon provides update on UK annuity book divestments

Aegon Logo 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.

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Poland, June 21, 2016

Aegon Poland takes over management of Nordea pension fund

Jars of money 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.

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Press Release, May 12, 2016

Aegon’s Q1 2016 results impacted by volatile markets

Aegon logo Q1 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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United Kingdom, May 3, 2016

Aegon to acquire BlackRock’s UK Defined Contribution platform and administration business

Edinburgh City Skyline - Home of Aegon UK 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.

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Global, April 15, 2016

Aegon publishes updated disclosure documents

Aegon Logo 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.

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Press Release, March 25, 2016

Aegon publishes 2015 Annual Report and Review

Aegon Logo 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).

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Global, March 25, 2016

The Changing Role of the Supervisory Board

Rob Routs, Chairman Aegon Supervisory Board 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.

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Asia, March 23, 2016

GoBear among Asia's fastest-growing fintech startups

Go Bear Logo 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.

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Press Release, February 19, 2016

Aegon reports net income of EUR 478 million in the fourth quarter of 2015

Aegon logo Q4/FY 2015 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Innovation

Global, June 27, 2017

Aegon winds down investment in onna-onna

Over the coming months, Aegon has decided to wind down its onna-onna brand, a start-up insurance enterprise offering car, bicycle and home insurance.

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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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Global, April 5, 2017

Artificial Intelligence helps Aegon get smarter on claims

Connected network illustration 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.

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Press Release, March 24, 2017

Aegon publishes 2016 Annual Report and Review

Aegon logo 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).

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Global, February 6, 2017

Blockchain initiative B3i gains truly international scope

Computer graphic of smartphone saying blockchain 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.

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Germany, January 25, 2017

Aegon extends partnership with auxmoney, leader in financial inclusion

Auxmoney cartoon 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.

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Hungary, December 20, 2016

Aegon employs 'big data’ to streamline claims handling

Car accident 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.

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Germany, November 15, 2016

Aegon invests in German pension start-up

Fairr.de logo 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.

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The Netherlands, October 25, 2016

Taking business development to extremes

Late night meeting during the hackathon 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…

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Global, October 19, 2016

Insurers and reinsurers launch Blockchain initiative B3i

Blockchain on mobile Aegon, Allianz, Munich Re, Swiss Re and Zurich have launched the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i.

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United States, September 12, 2016

Aegon invests in automated financial modelling technology

SmartAsset Website Aegon, through its corporate venture arm Transamerica Ventures, has invested in SmartAsset, a New York City-based financial decision making technology company.

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The Netherlands, July 20, 2016

Can insurance companies make roads safer?

CarKroodle App 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.

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United States, July 1, 2016

Aegon invests in estate planning FinTech - Everplans

Hipster looking at laptop 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.

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The Netherlands, June 21, 2016

Aegon first to launch General Pension Fund in the Netherlands

Group of piggy banks 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.

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Global, June 16, 2016

Can insurance giants compete with FinTechs?

GoBear logo 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.

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India, June 6, 2016

Aegon introduces data-driven approach to customer loyalty

NPS Word Cloud Aegon Life (India) has developed an award-winning technique that uses the familiar ‘Word Cloud’ approach to map, prioritize and improve customer loyalty.

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Global, May 13, 2016

Winning formula: Aegon Analytical Academy

CEO Alex Wynaendts presents at Aegon Analytics Academy 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.

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The Netherlands, April 25, 2016

Aegon partners with Dutch FinTech ROMEO to accelerate innovation

Romeo Logo 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.

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The Netherlands, April 21, 2016

Private matters: Taking kids seriously

Young boy talking about privacy 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.

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Management Changes

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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Press Release, September 6, 2016

CFO Darryl Button to leave Aegon

Aegon Logo Aegon announces that Chief Financial Officer Darryl Button will leave the company on December 1, 2016.

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Press Release, August 24, 2016

Aegon appoints Global Head of Government and Policy Affairs

Aegon logo 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.

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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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Press Release, March 25, 2016

Aegon publishes 2015 Annual Report and Review

Aegon Logo 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).

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Press Release, January 5, 2016

Aegon appoints Mark Bloom as Global Chief Technology Officer

Aegon logo 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.

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Press Release, November 24, 2015

Aegon appoints Allegra van Hövell-Patrizi as Chief Risk Officer

Aegon logo 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.

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The Hague, The Netherlands, October 9, 2014

Aegon names Onno van Klinken as General Counsel

Onno van Klinken Aegon General Counsel Onno van Klinken has been appointed General Counsel for Aegon N.V., succeeding Erik Lagendijk, who after 14 years at Aegon has accepted a new position outside the company.

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The Hague, the Netherlands, February 20, 2014

Antony Burgmans will resign from Aegon’s Supervisory Board

Aegon announces that Supervisory Board member Antony Burgmans will resign from the Board per April 1, 2014 in order to comply with the Act on Management and Supervision (“Wet bestuur en toezicht”).

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The Hague, September 24, 2013

Kames Capital appoints Martin Davis as Chief Executive

Martin Davis Kames Capital, part of Aegon Asset Management, has appointed Martin Davis as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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Brand Awareness

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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The Netherlands, July 18, 2016

New commercial: Falling in love with...

Man holding a baby bottle 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.

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UK, Netherlands, February 24, 2016

Time to get your finances in order?

Still from Aegon Netherlands commerical showing a man on the phone 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.

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Spain, February 17, 2016

Aegon Spain launches life insurance campaign

Father in pink bunny suit 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.

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India, February 1, 2016

Aegon Life's new campaign is 'simply' effective

Close up of a hipster's face Aegon Life (India) has launched a new integrated marketing campaign that focuses on simplicity and the ease of buying its products. In just one week, the online version of the commercial has already received over a million views.

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Indonesia, January 18, 2016

Doubling sales through data

Lady in head scarf on telephone PT. Aegon Marketing Services Indonesia (AMSI), part of Aegon Direct and Affinity Marketing Services (ADAMS), has applied ‘customer insight’ to double a client’s telemarketing sales.

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India, December 7, 2015

Aegon increases stake in its Indian life insurance joint venture

Aegon Life Logo Aegon has increased its investment in Aegon Religare Life Insurance Company Ltd. (“ARLI”) from 26% to 49%. The transaction was completed with Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. (“BCCL”).

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The Netherlands, November 16, 2015

Knab offers innovative mortgage solution for self employed

Knab Financial Marketing Award 2015 Today, Aegon's online bank, Knab, launched a new mortgage that provides a solution for many of the Netherlands' 800,000 self-employed.

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Slovakia, November 3, 2015

Aegon Slovakia adapts award-winning Spanish campaign

Screenshot from TV commercial featuring little girl This week, Aegon Slovakia aired an adapted version of Aegon Spain’s award-winning television campaign - Mi Pequeña (My little girl). The commercial will be used to promote Aegon Slovakia’s newly designed life insurance for children.

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Asia, October 28, 2015

GoBear comparison site starts Asian expansion

Go Bear Logo Aegon joint venture GoBear, the first independent comparison website for insurance and financial products in Asia, has extended its reach to Thailand.

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Spain, October 7, 2015

Aegon Spain launches independent broker

Aegon Activos Logo Aegon Spain has received authorization from the Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) to launch a new independent broker service, Aegon Activos.

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The Netherlands, August 17, 2015

Aegon launches new TV campaign

Still from Aegon Netherlands commerical 2015 We check our bank accounts daily and never leave a letter from the Tax Office unopened. But when it comes to sorting our finances, we’d rather put it off until later.

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United States, August 11, 2015

Transamerica expands distribution partnership with Edward Jones

Edward Jones logo 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.S.

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Retirement Research

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, March 7, 2017

What women really need...

Lady writing a retirement plan 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!

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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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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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Written by Mike Mansfield, September 30, 2016

Working past 65 – are Clinton and Trump so exceptional, really?

Hillary Clinton wearing a red dress 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.

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India, August 31, 2016

Indians lead the retirement readiness race

Ticking retirement clock 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.

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United States, August 23, 2016

Three generations of savers: How do you compare?

Millenial saving for retirement 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...

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Global, July 14, 2016

World’s most admired pension system teeters on its pedestal

Pocket watch 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.

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Global, July 5, 2016

Is your bucket list realistic?

Person paragliding above a lake 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!

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Global, June 9, 2016

What type of saver are you?

Habitual Saving infographic 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.

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Paris, June 1, 2016

OECD Forum visitors rethink retirement

OECD Forum Logo Today, the Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement (ACLR) shared its latest research with visitors to the OECD Forum Discovery Lab.

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Paris, May 31, 2016

OECD Forum: Disrupting Ageing

OECD Forum Logo 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.

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Paris, May 31, 2016

Aegon calls for disruption in the way we view retirement

OECD Forum Logo 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.

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United States, May 2, 2016

Recession aftereffects continue to blight US retirees

Cover of Aegon Flexible Retirment Report 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.

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Brazil, April 12, 2016

Aegon’s retirement research expands to Brazil

Elderly lady close up Today, Aegon expanded its global retirement research network with the launch of the Instituto de Longevidade Mongeral Aegon, in Brazil.

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Global, March 4, 2016

Women fall short in their retirement preparations

Female retirement facts 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.

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United States, February 11, 2016

Transamerica announces collaboration with Stanford Center on Longevity

Old and young hands holding each other Transamerica, Aegon's business in the United States, has entered a collaboration with the Stanford Center on Longevity, a research effort involving more than 140 Stanford University faculty members dedicated to redesigning long life.

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Global, January 28, 2016

Workers’ Vision of a Flexible Retirement Requires Support From Employers

Cover of New Flexible Retirement Report New research highlights opportunity to make retirement more affordable and achievable for all.

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Global, January 28, 2016

How does it feel to be old?

Young women wearing age simulation suit This week, Aegon's Center for Longevity and Retirement surprised Ishani Mukerji on her 24th birthday. Dressed in an age-simulation suit, which added years to her actual age, we asked her to carry out a number of ever day tasks.

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Press release, June 20, 2017

Aegon announces stock fraction final dividend 2016

Aegon logo 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.

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Press release, May 22, 2017

Aegon to divest majority of US run-off businesses

Aegon logo 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.

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Press Release, May 19, 2017

Annual Meeting of Shareholders adopts all resolutions

Aegon logo 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.

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Press Release, May 11, 2017

Aegon reports strong increase in net income in 1Q 2017

Aegon logo 1Q 2017 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Press release, April 7, 2017

Aegon publishes agenda for 2017 Annual General Meeting

Aegon logo Aegon N.V. today published the agenda for its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on Friday, May 19, 2017.

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Press Release, March 24, 2017

Aegon publishes 2016 Annual Report and Review

Aegon logo 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).

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Press Release, February 17, 2017

Aegon responds to inaccurate information

Aegon Logo In response to inaccurate information in the market, Aegon would like to clarify its capital position in the United States.

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Press Release, February 17, 2017

Aegon reports strong net income in Q4 2016

Aegon logo Q4 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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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 11, 2016

Aegon completes share buyback program

Aegon Logo 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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Press Release, November 10, 2016

Aegon reports net income of EUR 358 million in Q3 2016

Aegon logo Q3 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Press Release, October 3, 2016

Aegon announces repurchase of shares to neutralize 2016 interim stock dividend

Aegon Logo 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.

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Press Release, September 14, 2016

Aegon announces stock fraction interim dividend 2016

Aegon Logo 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.

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Press Release, August 15, 2016

Aegon completes share buyback program

Aegon Logo 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.

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Press Release, August 11, 2016

Aegon maintains solid capital ratio despite volatile markets in Q2 2016

Aegon logo Q2 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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Press Release, July 12, 2016

Aegon provides update on UK annuity book divestments

Aegon Logo 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.

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Press Release, July 4, 2016

Aegon announces repurchase of shares to neutralize final stock dividend

Aegon Logo 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.

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Press Release, June 22, 2016

Aegon announces stock fraction final dividend 2015 of 1/30

Aegon Logo 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.

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Press Release, May 23, 2016

Aegon divests remaining part of UK annuity portfolio

Aegon logo Aegon announces the sale of GBP 3 billion annuity liabilities to Legal & General.

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Press Release, May 20, 2016

Annual Meeting of Shareholders adopts all resolutions

Aegon logo 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.

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Strategy

Press Release, June 29, 2017

Aegon completes sale of majority of US run-off businesses

Aegon Logo 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).

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Global, June 27, 2017

Aegon winds down investment in onna-onna

Over the coming months, Aegon has decided to wind down its onna-onna brand, a start-up insurance enterprise offering car, bicycle and home insurance.

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Press release, May 22, 2017

Aegon to divest majority of US run-off businesses

Aegon logo 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.

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Press Release, May 19, 2017

Annual Meeting of Shareholders adopts all resolutions

Aegon logo 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.

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Press Release, May 11, 2017

Aegon reports strong increase in net income in 1Q 2017

Aegon logo 1Q 2017 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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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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Global, April 24, 2017

Aegon joins call for ExxonMobil to come clean on climate change risk

Oil platform 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.

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Global, April 5, 2017

Artificial Intelligence helps Aegon get smarter on claims

Connected network illustration 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.

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Press Release, March 24, 2017

Aegon publishes 2016 Annual Report and Review

Aegon logo 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).

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Global, February 6, 2017

Blockchain initiative B3i gains truly international scope

Computer graphic of smartphone saying blockchain 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.

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The Netherlands, February 2, 2017

Aegon invests in unique retirement concept

Amvest retirement properties 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.

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Germany, January 25, 2017

Aegon extends partnership with auxmoney, leader in financial inclusion

Auxmoney cartoon 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.

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United Kingdom, January 3, 2017

Aegon successfully completes acquisition of Cofunds

CoFunds Logo Aegon has successfully closed the acquisition of Cofunds from Legal & General, following regulatory approval.

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Hungary, December 20, 2016

Aegon employs 'big data’ to streamline claims handling

Car accident 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.

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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, 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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Germany, November 15, 2016

Aegon invests in German pension start-up

Fairr.de logo 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.

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Press Release, November 10, 2016

Aegon reports net income of EUR 358 million in Q3 2016

Aegon logo Q3 2016 Results | AEX:AGN | NYSE:AEG

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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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Global, November 7, 2016

Investing responsibly – it’s straightforward right? Wrong…

South Pole Ice Flow 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.

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Global, June 12, 2017

Aegon publishes sixth Responsible Investment Report

Wind turbine close up 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.

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Global, May 25, 2017

Aegon’s carbon neutrality brings added social benefits

Kavakli renewable energy wind power plant 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.

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Global, April 24, 2017

Aegon joins call for ExxonMobil to come clean on climate change risk

Oil platform 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.

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Press Release, March 24, 2017

Aegon publishes 2016 Annual Report and Review

Aegon logo 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).

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Global, March 20, 2017

Aegon joins campaign to tackle antibiotic resistance

Chicken broiler house 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.”

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Global, February 15, 2017

Aegon calls for G20 governments to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020

G20 Logo 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.

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The Netherlands, February 2, 2017

Aegon invests in unique retirement concept

Amvest retirement properties 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.

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Germany, January 25, 2017

Aegon extends partnership with auxmoney, leader in financial inclusion

Auxmoney cartoon 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.

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The Netherlands, January 18, 2017

Local collaboration for ‘green’ energy

Aegon solar roof 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.

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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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United States, December 13, 2016

Top scores for Transamerica in workplace equality

Corporate Equality Index 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.

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The Netherlands, December 5, 2016

Aegon joins consortium to accelerate investment in UN Sustainable Development Goals

UN SDG Logo 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.

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The Netherlands, November 19, 2016

Aegon improves score in Dutch Transparency Benchmark

2016 Transparency Benchmark 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.

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The Netherlands, November 16, 2016

Despite increasingly sustainable investments, Fair Insurance Guide downgrades Aegon rating

Fair Insurance Report 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.

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The Netherlands, November 16, 2016

Sustainable Aegon fund receives 30 million Euro boost

Homes with sunpanels 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.

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Global, November 7, 2016

Investing responsibly – it’s straightforward right? Wrong…

South Pole Ice Flow 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.

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Global, November 2, 2016

Aegon leads industry in tax transparency

2016 Tax Transparency Report 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).

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The Netherlands, October 26, 2016

Aegon calls for new climate law

Natural Dutch landscape 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.

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United States, September 13, 2016

Promising returns for solar investment

Solar panels on house roof 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.

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Global, September 9, 2016

Aegon maintains top position in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

DJSI Logo 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.

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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.

Read more


United States, January 19, 2017

2017 Outlook: Aegon's U.S. perspective

Tom Wald 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.

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Global, November 28, 2016

Have Trumponomics shattered low interest rate predictions?

Tom Wald 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...

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Global, November 22, 2016

Dow Jones reaches all-time high: will Trump rally continue?

Tom Wald 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.

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Careers

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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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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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, May 25, 2017

Aegon’s carbon neutrality brings added social benefits

Kavakli renewable energy wind power plant 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.

Read more


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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Global, April 5, 2017

Artificial Intelligence helps Aegon get smarter on claims

Connected network illustration 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.

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Global, March 7, 2017

What women really need...

Lady writing a retirement plan 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!

Read more


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, February 15, 2017

Aegon calls for G20 governments to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020

G20 Logo 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.

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Global, February 6, 2017

Blockchain initiative B3i gains truly international scope

Computer graphic of smartphone saying blockchain 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.

Read more


The Netherlands, February 2, 2017

Aegon invests in unique retirement concept

Amvest retirement properties 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.

Read more


Germany, January 25, 2017

Aegon extends partnership with auxmoney, leader in financial inclusion

Auxmoney cartoon 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.

Read more


United States, January 19, 2017

2017 Outlook: Aegon's U.S. perspective

Tom Wald 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.

Read more


The Netherlands, January 18, 2017

Local collaboration for ‘green’ energy

Aegon solar roof 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.

Read more


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.

Read more


Hungary, December 20, 2016

Aegon employs 'big data’ to streamline claims handling

Car accident 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.

Read more


United States, December 13, 2016

Top scores for Transamerica in workplace equality

Corporate Equality Index 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.

Read more


Global, November 28, 2016

Have Trumponomics shattered low interest rate predictions?

Tom Wald 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...

Read more


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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Global, November 22, 2016

Dow Jones reaches all-time high: will Trump rally continue?

Tom Wald 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.

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