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Aviva PLC (AV.L)

AV.L on London Stock Exchange

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18 Jun 2019
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Aviva Says Keith Williams Will Retire From Board
Friday, 22 Mar 2019 

March 22 (Reuters) - Aviva Plc ::DIRECTORATE CHANGE - KEITH WILLIAMS.FOLLOWING HIS APPOINTMENT AS CHAIRMAN OF ROYAL MAIL GROUP PLC WITH EFFECT FROM 22 MAY 2019, KEITH WILLIAMS WILL RETIRE FROM BOARD.GLYN BARKER, SENIOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR, WILL RE-ASSUME ROLE OF CHAIR OF AUDIT COMMITTEE IN INTERIM PERIOD.  Full Article

Simplybiz Group Zest Wins Licence Agreement With Aviva
Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019 

March 12 (Reuters) - SimplyBiz Group PLC ::SIMPLYBIZ GROUP PLC - SIMPLYBIZ'S ZEST WINS LICENCE AGREEMENT WITH AVIVA.SIMPLYBIZ GROUP - ZEST, ITS STATE-OF--ART, NEXT GENERATION EMPLOYEE BENEFITS TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM, HAS SIGNED A FIVE YEAR CONTRACT WITH AVIVA PLC.  Full Article

Aviva dividend move ends new CEO’s brief honeymoon
Thursday, 7 Mar 2019 

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Aviva CEO says lots of scope to make company run better
Thursday, 7 Mar 2019 

March 7 (Reuters) - Aviva PLC ::CEO SAYS UK PROPERTY FOOTPRINT, PRODUCT RANGE, DISTRIBUTION OVERLAP ALL AREAS THAT COULD BE SIMPLIFIED.CEO SAYS 'AWFUL LOT OF LOW-HANGING FRUIT' TO CHANGE IN ORDER TO MAKE AVIVA RUN BETTER.CEO SAYS AIMING TO UPDATE MARKET ON BROADER PLANS IN SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR.CEO SAYS HIS APPOINTMENT WAS NOT HELD UP BY REGULATORS.  Full Article

Aviva Names Maurice Tulloch As CEO
Monday, 4 Mar 2019 

March 4 (Reuters) - Aviva PLC ::AVIVA APPOINTS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER.AVIVA APPOINTS MAURICE TULLOCH AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER.MAURICE TULLOCH WILL BECOME CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER WITH EFFECT FROM 4TH MARCH 2019.ADRIAN MONTAGUE WILL REVERT TO HIS ROLE AS NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN ON 4TH MARCH 2019.  Full Article

Aviva Says Michael Hawker To Retire From Board As Non-Executive Director
Thursday, 31 Jan 2019 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Aviva PLC ::DIRECTORATE CHANGE - MICHAEL HAWKER.MICHAEL HAWKER WILL RETIRE FROM BOARD AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, AND AS CHAIRMAN OF RISK COMMITTEE.  Full Article

Aviva details goodwill payments over preference share sales
Tuesday, 31 Jul 2018 

July 31 (Reuters) - Aviva PLC ::DISCRETIONARY GOODWILL PAYMENT SCHEME FOR ELIGIBLE PREFERENCE SHAREHOLDERS IS NOW OPEN FOR CLAIMS.HAS APPOINTED KPMG LLP AS AN INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATOR OF GOODWILL PAYMENT SCHEME.SAYS AVIVA, GENERAL ACCIDENT PREFERENCE SHARES GOODWILL PAYMENT BASED ON DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AVERAGE PRICE OVER 5 BUSINESS DAYS FROM MARCH 23 AND ANY SALE PRICE BETWEEN MARCH 8 AND 22.SAYS PREFRENCE SHAREHOLDERS CAN ALSO CLAIM TRANSACTION COSTS.SAYS APPLYING ANNUAL 6 PERCENT ADDITIONAL AMOUNT TO GOODWILL PAYMENT FOR PERIOD FROM MARCH 23 TO OCT 31.RELEVANT PREFERENCE SHARES ARE AVIVA 8.375 PCT, AVIVA 8.75 PCT, GENERAL ACCIDENT 7.875 PCT, GENERAL ACCIDENT 8.875 PCT.  Full Article

Aviva Agrees To Sell 50 Pct Shareholding In Pelayo Vida To Santalucía
Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 

July 11 (Reuters) - Aviva PLC ::AVIVA COMPLETES EXIT FROM SPAIN.ALSO AGREED SALE OF ITS 50% SHAREHOLDING IN SPANISH LIFE INSURANCE OPERATION, PELAYO VIDA 5 , TO SANTALUCÍA.COMPLETED SALE OF ITS ENTIRE SHAREHOLDING IN LIFE INSURANCE AND PENSIONS JOINT VENTURES, CAJAMURCIA VIDA AND CAJA GRANADA VIDA , TO BANKIA.FINAL CONSIDERATION OF TRANSACTION WITH BANKIA IS EUR 203 MILLION (£179 MILLION).  Full Article

Aviva CEO's BlackRock directorship avoids conflict of interest-chairman
Thursday, 10 May 2018 

May 10 (Reuters) - Aviva PLC ::CHIEF EXECUTIVE MARK WILSON SAYS AVIVA HAS AROUND 500 MILLION STG TO SPEND ON "BOLT-ON" ACQUISITIONS.CHAIRMAN ADRIAN MONTAGUE SAYS AVIVA CEO WILSON'S DIRECTORSHIP OF BLACKROCK ARRANGED "VERY CAREFULLY" TO AVOID CONFLICT OF INTEREST.  Full Article

Aviva announces 600 mln stg share buyback plan
Tuesday, 1 May 2018 

May 1 (Reuters) - Aviva PLC ::AVIVA PLC ("AVIVA") ANNOUNCES THAT IT WILL COMMENCE A SHARE BUY-BACK OF ITS ORDINARY SHARES FOR UP TO A MAXIMUM AGGREGATE CONSIDERATION OF £600 MILLION..DIVIDEND YIELD ON AVIVA SHARES CURRENTLY STANDS AT 5.2%*, AND WITH DIVIDEND EXPECTED TO GROW FURTHER, BOARD BELIEVES A BUY-BACK IS A COMPELLING USE OF AVIVA'S EXCESS CAPITAL..AVIVA HAS ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS LTD ('CITIGROUP') TO CONDUCT SHARE BUY-BACK PROGRAMME ON ITS BEHALF AND TO MAKE TRADING DECISIONS UNDER PROGRAMME INDEPENDENTLY OF AVIVA..PROGRAMME WILL COMMENCE ON 1 MAY 2018 AND WILL END NO LATER THAN 31 DECEMBER 2018..AVIVA HAS RECEIVED REGULATORY APPROVAL FOR BUY-BACK FROM PRA..  Full Article

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