Sept 4 (Reuters) - Aviva Plc
* Aviva takes preliminary step in proposed initial public offering of its turkish life and pensions joint venture
* Are assessing a potential initial public offering of a minority stake (up to 20%) in their life and pensions business avivasa emeklilik ve hayat a.s.
* Aviva currently holds 49.8% stake in avivasa.
* Has today submitted a turkish- language prospectus to turkish capital markets board for review Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: