ASR Nederland News

Dutch Insurer Weighs Cutting Cover for Gambling, Arms, Nuclear Power

Europe’s biggest insurers refuse to sell policies to coal miners and arms producers. A Dutch firm may go further by denying coverage to gambling companies and nuclear-power generators. The asset-management arm of ASR Nederland NV already has a list of …

Dutch Insurer Aegon Eyes Acquisitions Such as Smaller Competitor ASR

Aegon NV, the Dutch insurer that generates most of its business from the U.S., is scouting for acquisitions and has looked at companies including smaller rival ASR Nederland NV amid consolidation in the domestic market, according to people familiar with …

Dutch Finance Minister Rules Out Sale of ASR Nederland as Parliament Backs IPO

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem ruled out a private sale of ASR Nederland NV, the insurer nationalized during the financial crisis, as parliament signaled its support for an initial public offering of the asset. Dijsselbloem reiterated his plan to hold …

Dutch Government Plans to Float ASR, Former Fortis Insurance Unit

The Dutch government plans to float ASR Nederland, a former insurance arm of the Belgian financial group Fortis, next year rather than try to find a buyer for the business. ASR, a life and property insurer, reported a book value …