Aviva shares down as group posts profit drop
Blue-chip insurer nevertheless hikes payout to shareholders
Latest hires come as Aviva Investors prepares to open Edinburgh office
Aviva kicks off share buyback May 2018
Move follows goodwill payment over preference shares
Insurer looks to restore investor trust
FCA to review Aviva’s treatment of preference shares holders
Move comes after insurer scraps plans to cancel sharesMarch 2018
Aviva drops plan to cancel preference shares
Move follows backlash from investorsMarch 2018
Investors clash with Aviva over preference shares plans
Insurer told to back down on ‘aggressive’ actionMarch 2018
City watchdog quizzes Aviva over plans to cancel shares
FCA “making active inquiries into the matter”March 2018
Aviva under fire over plans to cancel preference shares
Insurer’s move results in value crash of many stocksMarch 2018
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Aviva share price: Company snaps up Poland’s Expander Advisors
Aviva has acquired Poland’s second-largest network of independent financial advisors in an effort to boost its presence in the country.May 2015
Aviva share price: Insurer sees value of new business rise in Q1
Aviva has posted an improvement in all of its key metrics in the first quarter, with VNB up 14 percent.May 2015
Aviva share price: Insurer hit by pension payments blunder
700 RAC workers paid the wrong pension for yearsSeptember 2015
Aviva share price: Insurer launches new protection system
Aviva launches new platform that aims to enhance customer experienceApril 2015
New business grows boosted by France, emerging markets
October storm had “relatively modest” financial impact on UK insurerNovember 2013
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About Aviva plc
Aviva plc (LON:AV) is a British multinational insurance company engaged in the provision of products and services, such as general insurance, fund management and long-term insurance and savings. It is headquartered in London, United Kingdom and has around 43 million customers across 21 countries.
Avivaâs business is managed across four geographic regions: The United Kingdom, Europe, Asia Pacific and North America. The four regions, with the UK split into two segments, together with its asset management arm Aviva Investors, function as the companyâs six operating segments. The UK region is split into the UK Life and UK General Insurance segments, which undertake long-term insurance and savings business and general insurance, respectively.
Aviva was created by the merger of two British insurance firms, Norwich Union and CGU plc as CGNU in 2000. In July 2012, Aviva announced plans to sell or close 16 non-core businesses in order to streamline its activities and boost shareholder returns. As part of the plan, in December 2012, the group also agreed to sell its American arm, Aviva USA.
Aviva has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange.