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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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Hungary, February 9, 2016

VoiceAnalytics help create a positive customer experience

Aegon Hungary Customer Service Employee Analyses a Voice Analytics report In a bid to optimize customer experience, Aegon Hungary has introduced VoiceAnalytics to detect the emotions of its call centre agents and customers.

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The Netherlands, January 21, 2016

Aegon takes stake in FinTech startup

Young fintech entrepreneurs Aegon the Netherlands has taken a minority stake in Newest Industry, a FinTech startup that develops customer-friendly software.

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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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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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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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Germany, October 20, 2015

Aegon expands investment in Germany’s leading consumer loan platform

Transamerica Venture Fund infographic Germany’s leading online peer-to-peer loan marketplace, auxmoney, has entered a partnership with Aegon Bank. Its platform provides a unique solution to connect and facilitate retail-focused loans directly between borrowers and lenders.

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Hungary, October 13, 2015

Aegon launches next generation car insurance

smartCASCO car insurance logo With Aegon Hungary’s innovative new smartCASCO car insurance, customers switch between a lower premium to cover the vehicle when parked, and a higher rate whilst driving. This revolutionary approach offers cost savings of up to 50%.

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UK, Netherlands, September 22, 2015

Putting our customer experience to the test

Customer in front of eye-tracking monitor Understanding financial issues is never going to be easy. But at Aegon, we like to think we’re making our products simpler and explanations clearer. We don’t, however, just rely on our intuition.

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Global, August 19, 2015

5 things you should know about our Corporate Venture Fund

Transamerica Venture Fund infographic Aegon is accelerating its digital transformation by investing in technology start-ups through its corporate venture fund, Transamerica Ventures. Want to know why and how?

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India, August 7, 2015

Aegon strengthens online insurance portfolio in India

iCancer insurance logo AEGON Religare Life Insurance, the pioneers in online insurance in India, have launched three next-generation protection plans - iIncome, iSpouse and iCancer. These plans can be bought exclusively online in around 10 minutes.

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Global, June 16, 2015

Aegon launches international data analytics academy

CEO Alex Wynaendts presents at Aegon Analytics Academy The Aegon Analytical Academy, an international program aimed at developing leading data analytics capabilities, has been launched. Data analytics is identified as key to strengthening customer loyalty through improved understanding.

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Global, March 24, 2015

Industry first: Aegon backs start-up technology

Innovative young people Aegon is the first in the insurance sector to leverage innovation through a dedicated investment fund. Transamerica Ventures has a budget of €100 million to fund start-ups developing new technologies for the financial sector.

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Slovakia, February 4, 2015

Aegon home insurance wins 'Newcomer of the Year 2014'

Aegon Golden Coin Award Aegon Slovakia recently took 'The Golden Coin' award for its Complete Home insurance. The ‘Golden Coin’ is a national independent competition that recognizes the best bank, insurance and leasing companies in Slovakia.

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The Netherlands, February 2, 2015

Aegon speeds up claims using video assessments

Aegon claims by video Aegon in the Netherlands has started a trial that allows customers to support their insurance claim using a live video feed from their smartphone, tablet or laptop. This new approach is expected to reduce the claim period considerably.

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The Netherlands, January 27, 2015

Aegon partners Startupbootcamp Amsterdam

Startupbootcamp Amsterdam Startupbootcamp is a three-month acceleration program that connects start-ups with top-level mentors and advisors – from the likes of new partner Aegon.

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Hungary, December 9, 2014

Damage Prevention Campaign receives trio of prestigious awards

Aegon European Award for Excellence Aegon’s Hungarian Damage Prevention Campaign has been recognized with a European Excellence Award, CSR Hungary Award and PR Society Award. These prestigious accolades acknowledge the best sustainable initiatives in Hungary.

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The Hague, The Netherlands, November 10, 2014

Mijn Aegon App takes off

Mijn Aegon App Screenshot on smartphone Just a couple of months after launch, the Mijn Aegon app is proving popular with customers in the Netherlands. The app has already been downloaded over 35,000 times, putting it in the top 5 financial services app in the Netherlands.

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UK, October 20, 2014

Aegon UK launches Whole of Life protection policy

Inheritance Tax Planning Aegon UK has launched a new Whole of Life protection policy designed to provide money to help cover an inheritance tax (IHT) bill payable on a customer's estate when they die.

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The Hague, The Netherlands, September 12, 2014

Knab bank maintains its innovative edge with a trio of firsts

Knab bank innovation In October, Aegon’s online bank, Knab, will become the first to offer payments in The Netherlands using Facebook or a cell phone number. The new service, Knab Social, is the latest in a long list of customer-oriented innovations.

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The Hague, The Netherlands, June 30, 2014

Aegon takes full ownership of onna-onna

Cartoon from onna onna insurance In 2011, Aegon purchased 50% of the shares in onna-onna, a unique insurance broker for female customers. On 30 June 2014, Aegon purchased all remaining shares.

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Indonesia, May 5, 2014

Futuready receives promotional boost from Ajax tour of Indonesia

Futuready Ajax Indonesia Tour When it comes to health and financial planning, the best person to judge the level of insurance and pension provision you need - is you. However, Aegon Direct and Affiliate Marketing in Indonesia found this to be far from the case.

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Edinburgh, UK, April 30, 2014

Aegon UK launches Retiready

Retiready and retirement readiness report A new report by Aegon UK found that only 7 per cent of the UK population is close to being ready for the retirement that they want. In response, Aegon UK has launched a new digital service, Retiready, to help get people back on track.

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Global, April 14, 2014

Facing the financial impacts of cancer

Pretty lady with shaved head Cancer is a disease that knows no boundaries and a word synonymous with fear. That’s why Aegon has recently launched a number of products and initiatives to positively support those facing the uncertainty and worry of cancer.

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Czech Republic, February 27, 2014

Does your insurer encourage a healthy lifestyle?

Screenshot from Aegon FIT app showing BMI In the run up to World Health Day Aegon will be showcasing initiatives that reward, encourage or educate its customers into adopting a healthy lifestyle. Find out how these initiatives are helping Aegon to reach new customer segments.

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The Hague, The Netherlands, January 31, 2014

Groundbreaking unfunded pension solution

In December, Aegon accepted its second 50 million euro premium for an innovative insurance solution, designed for funding unfunded pension plans and compliance with IAS19 accounting standards. What makes this the first of its kind?

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Aegon Romania, October 25, 2013

New Aegon Division Targets High-Income Investors

New Aegon Division Targets High-Income Investors Aegon Romania has launched a new division, Aegon Private Investments. It will provide high-income investors with personal service and unique access to large investment funds, only available through the London or Vienna Stock Exchanges.

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The Hague, September 10, 2013

onna-onna Proves Quality Doesn’t Have to be Expensive

onna onna car insurance onna-onna is a unique car insurance concept that appeals particularly to female drivers. Together with the five co-founders, Aegon recently developed the product further with the launch of onna-onna Serious Assist in the Netherlands.

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The Hague, August 14, 2013

Patented Innovation - Real Time Pricing

Patented Innovation Real Time Pricing Record low long-term interest rates and regulatory changes in the US have significantly impacted what companies can offer when it comes to guaranteed universal life products. At the same time, consumers still want and need guarantees.

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July 31, 2013

Retirement Planning at Your Fingertips

Transamerica Logo Transamerica Retirement Solutions, one of Aegon’s leading brands in North America, has launched a free mobile app that estimates a user’s retirement outlook and offers alternative savings rates to help improve their outlook.

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The Hague, July 16, 2013

International Acclaim for Pensions Game

speeljetoekomst Red Dot Award Next to the Best of the Best award in the Red Dot Design competition, Aegon's online game “Speeljetoekomst” (play your future) has also been awarded the Grand Prix for Online Communication.

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