Aviva News

Update: Allianz to Purchase Aviva Poland for $2.9 Billion, Winning Bidding War

Allianz SE, Europe’s largest insurer, is to purchase the Polish operations of Aviva Plc for 2.5 billion euros ($2.9 billion). The deal values London-based Aviva’s Polish business at 2.7 billion euros, according to a statement from Aviva Friday. It’s subject …

Generali Raises Bid for Aviva Poland in Battle with Dutch Insurer NN: Sources

MILAN – Italian insurer Generali has nudged up its bid for Aviva’s Polish arm, valuing the business at almost 2.5 billion euros ($3 billion), in a last-ditch effort to prevail over Dutch insurer NN, two sources familiar with the matter …

Insurer Aviva Seeks New London Headquarters to Cut Post-Pandemic Office Footprint

Aviva Plc is searching for a new City of London headquarters as the UK insurer prepares to slash its office footprint. The firm started looking for new offices in the financial district early last year, but shelved its plans once …

Aviva Sells Italian Businesses to Allianz and CNP in 2 Deals Totaling $1.1 Billion

Aviva Plc has exited its Italian businesses in a pair of deals totaling 873 million euros ($1.1 billion) as the UK insurer continues to pivot to its core markets. CNP Assurances and Allianz SE bought the London-based firm’s Italian life …

UK Insurer Aviva Plans to Become Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Company by 2040

British insurer Aviva plans to become a net zero carbon emissions company by 2040, it said on Monday, claiming this was the most demanding target set by any major insurer worldwide. Following the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, many …

Aviva Pushes Back Deadline for Final Offers for Polish Operations: Sources

LONDON – Aviva has pushed back the deadline for final offers for its Polish operations to late March as the British insurer is still haggling with Spanish lender Santander over the renewal of a key distribution agreement in Poland, sources …

AXA, Other Mega-Investors Seek to Avoid Portfolios with Global Warming Potential

All good money managers expect to outperform their benchmark, and by one such metric the French insurer and investor AXA SA recently scored a market-beating success. Not by delivering higher returns, but by generating a lower level of global warming. …

UK’s Aviva to Sell French Business for $3.9 Billion, Continuing Core-Market Strategy

Aviva Plc agreed to sell its French business for 3.2 billion euros ($3.9 billion), the largest deal so far in Chief Executive Officer Amanda Blanc’s push to streamline the UK insurer. The unit was sold to French mutual insurer Aema …

Macif Seen as Favorite to Buy $3.6B Aviva France; Talks to Sell Italian Unit Advance

Aviva Plc, the British insurer, is in advanced talks on a sale of its Italian operations as it pushes ahead with about 6 billion euros ($7.3 billion) of divestments, people with knowledge said. The U.K. company is in negotiations to …

Aviva Investors Weighs Ditching Holdings in Biggest Carbon Emitters for Climate Inaction

LONDON – Aviva Investors said on Monday it could ditch its stock and bond holdings in 30 of the world’s biggest corporate emitters of carbon if their boards failed to take sufficient action over climate change. The move comes as …