Aviva to buy AIG’s UK life insurance coverage unit for £460m


Insurance coverage big Aviva has agreed to amass American Worldwide Group’s (AIG) UK life insurance coverage unit, AIG Life UK, in a money deal valued at £460m ($562.83m).

As per the definitive settlement, Aviva will purchase the safety enterprise from AIG subsidiary Corebridge Monetary.

AIG Life UK focuses on delivering numerous particular person and group safety choices. It has a complete of 1.3 million and 1.4 million particular person safety shoppers and group safety members, respectively.

This acquisition is a part of Aviva’s plan to broaden its capital-light companies, expedite development within the UK safety market and widen distribution approaches.

Aviva plans to finance the takeover of AIG Life UK utilizing its inner sources.

The deal represents 0.9 occasions the Solvency II Personal Funds of AIG Life UK, the corporate famous.

Aviva group CEO Amanda Blanc stated: “This acquisition brings important strategic and monetary advantages to Aviva. 

“It strengthens our prospects within the extremely enticing UK safety market and continues our progress in repositioning the group in the direction of capital-light development.”

The merged safety enterprise will leverage AIG Life UK’s present partnerships with native and company impartial monetary advisors (IFAs) and different companions.

Topic to obligatory circumstances and approvals, the deal is anticipated to conclude within the first half of 2024.

This acquisition announcement comes after Aviva determined to exit the Singapore Life (Singlife) three way partnership by promoting a 25.9% stake and two debt devices to Sumitomo Life Insurance coverage in a deal price £800m (almost $1bn).


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