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Aegon research: Spanish media push case for 'retirement readiness'

The Spanish and the Japanese, the two populations with the highest life expectancy, are the least prepared for retirement.

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New York Times spotlights Aegon's call for a rethink on retirement

The 'golden years' after stopping work can look very different depending on where in the world you live and, increasingly, which generation you are in. This is a key message in a New York Times article based on Aegon’s ground-breaking research into longevity and the future of retirement.

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Aegon US Strategy update

Diary date: Aegon US Strategy update and webcast, December 6

Register for the webcast of Aegon's 2018 US Strategy Analysts & Investor Conference, taking place in New York on Thursday, December 6

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Frans De Beaufort

New Head of Corporate Communications at Aegon

Frans De Beaufort has been appointed as the new Head of Corporate Communications at Aegon as of December 1

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Aegon wins tax transparency award

Aegon has become the first financial sector company to receive the ‘Tax Transparency Award’ in the Netherlands

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Investor guide: How to keep steel strong and meet climate goals

Aegon Asset Management co-authors investor report on the steel industry and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Escher's Journey exhibition

Escher exhibition attracts over 250,000 art lovers to his hometown

A major Escher exhibition - supported by Aegon - attracts over 250,000 art lovers to his hometown

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Young leaders: mission to lead positive global change

Aegon colleagues were among 1,800 "young leaders" at the One Young World Summit in The Hague to formulate innovative solutions to help solve pressing global issues

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Faces of Aegon: Alvin Monpellier finds the "click" in an Escape Room

Alvin Monpellier was asked put his own position together with the job specs, and he also had to find his way out of an escape room.

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CFO Forum appoints Aegon's Matt Rider as Chair

CFO Forum appoints Aegon's Matt Rider as Chair

Matt Rider, Group Chief Financial Officer at Aegon, has been appointed the Chair of the European Insurance CFO Forum.

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Coming Out Day: standing up for Diversity & Inclusion

Aegon has celebrated Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace by publishing ‘Coming Out’ stories from LGBT colleagues and allies

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Aegon Hackathon: showcasing the winning Wealth & Health ideas

Here's a roundup of the Aegon Hackathon winning prototypes that push the boundaries of Wealth + Health

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Interest on perpetual bonds reset at 1.425% per year

Aegon has reset the annual interest rate on its NLG 300 million perpetual cumulative subordinated bond with ISIN code NL0000121416, originally issued in 1996 (the “Bonds”) at 1.425%.

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Changing Aegon's future one data set at a time

Changing Aegon's future one data set at a time - meet the people behind the Aegon Analytical Academy

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Planning for the long haul

On International Day of Older Persons, Alex Wynaendts, CEO of Aegon, reflects on the steps needed to ensure people are financially secure at retirement age

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Faces of Aegon: Özkan Ulusan, Senior Reporting analyst IFRS

As part of our Faces of Aegon series, Özkan Ulusan reflects in his own words on joining Aegon Corporate Center in The Hague as Senior Reporting Analyst International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in January 2017.

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Faces of Aegon: Ishmara Gumbs, Finance Project Manager

Ishmara Gumbs joined as Finance Project Manager in the Financial Reporting team, based at Aegon’s Corporate Center in The Hague, in August 2017. As part of our Faces of Aegon series, Ishmara reviews her first year in the role and outlines the opportunities she sees for career growth.

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Aegon Hackathon: top tips for rocking the innovation marathon

Here's a few pro tips for first-timers attending the Aegon Hackathon.

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Transamerica Institute CEO is named an Influencer in Aging

Catherine Collinson, CEO and President of the non-profit Transamerica Institute®, has been recognized as an Influencer in Aging.

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Aegon, The Hague

Aegon resets interest on perpetual bonds

Aegon will reset the annual interest rate on its NLG 300 million perpetual cumulative subordinated bond with ISIN code NL0000121416, originally issued in 1996 (the “Bonds”).

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Aegon Hackathon 2018: meet the disruptive innovators

Over 200 disruptive innovators are converging on Mumbai, Budapest and Dallas on September 20-21 in answer to Aegon’s challenge to “hack” the best prototypes to promote Wealth + Health for all.

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Aegon Hackathon - building on the invention buzz

For 24 hours on September 20 to 21, 36 teams of hackers, programmers, designers and dreamers will disrupt and modernize the wealth & health model the world over. Here's a quick explainer for the 2018 edition of the Aegon Hackathon.

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Bridging the gap between ESG investment intent and action

A Newsweek Vantage report highlights the steps required to narrow the gap between intent and action in sustainable and responsible investment.

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My pride in Aegon Proud

On the eve of the Pride Amsterdam parade, Matt Rider, Chief Financial Officer at Aegon, writes about his support for the LGBT community.

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Aegon Asset Management maintains high scores for responsible investing

Aegon Asset Management (AAM) and UK subsidiary Kames Capital have once again received high marks in the annual environmental, social and governance (ESG) assessment by a UN-backed organization that promotes responsible investment

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Aegon acquires leading Dutch income protection service provider

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

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

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

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An insurance solution to make retirement incomes last

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

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Hackathon 2018: countdown to the creative disruption

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

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Aegon-backed dementia fund raises record GBP 250 million

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

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