Aegon backs platforms over life in top-tier shakeup
Aegon has taken a major step away from being a traditional life company towards becoming an intermediated, digital platform business, as it makes a raft of changes to its senior management team and announces a new investment management company.
Aegon sells Irish and Dutch units as Cofunds boosts results
Dutch insurer Aegon is selling its Irish offshore bond operation and its Netherlands-based advice business, while a strong boost in earnings from platform Cofunds, according to its latest quarterly report.
Aegon to become ‘fully-fledged’ platform after Cofunds buyout
Dutch-headquartered insurer Aegon has moved a step closer to transforming itself from a traditional life company to a “fully-fledged platform business”, after officially completing the purchase of the Cofunds UK platform.
UK platform sales plummet to lowest point since RDR
Net fund flows via UK platforms fell to £8.6bn ($10.7bn, €10bn) in the third quarter of this year, the lowest level since RDR was introduced in Q1 2013, according to the latest Fundscape Platform Report.
Legal & General sells Cofunds to Aegon
Legal & General Group has sold its investment platform Cofunds to Dutch insurer Aegon.