Aviva PLC (AV.L)
15 Dec 2017
LONDON, Dec 8 A top investor in the London Stock Exchange said on Friday that it would vote against a resolution put forward by hedge fund TCI to oust Chairman Donald Brydon at a forthcoming shareholder meeting.
LONDON Aviva expects to generate an extra 3 billion pounds ($4 billion) in cash over the next two years and will make acquisitions as well as giving money back to shareholders, it said on Thursday, sending its share price to three-month highs.
* Shares up 2.5 pct, among top blue-chip gainers (Adds further details, comments by CEO)
* CFO TOM STODDARD SAYS ~EXPECTS SOLVENCY CAPITAL RATIO TO RISE ABOVE 200 PERCENT OVER NEXT YEAR
* CEO MARK WILSON ~DIGITAL IS KEY ENABLER OF OUR GROWTH THIS YEAR
LONDON, Nov 30 British insurer Aviva expects to spend 3 billion pounds ($4.04 billion) in excess cash over the next two years, the bulk of it in 2018, the insurer said on Thursday.
* GROWTH: TARGETING HIGHER THAN MID-SINGLE DIGIT PERCENTAGE GROWTH ANNUALLY IN IFRS OPERATING EARNINGS PER SHARE FROM 2019
Nov 27 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
LONDON, Nov 23 Switzerland's Zurich Insurance plans to more than double its "impact investments" to $5 billion, it said on Thursday, aiming to improve the lives of five million people a year.
MUMBAI Aviva Plc's India life insurance joint venture is raising its exposure to the country's state-run banks as it bets the government's $32 billion plan to rescue lenders burdened with record bad loans will boost their prospects.