Aviva PLC (AV.L)
21 Mar 2018
* Its preference shares down by up to 30 pct since announcement
LONDON, March 21 Britain's markets watchdog has asked insurer Aviva to explain the legal basis for recent statements about the cancellation of its preference shares , it said on Wednesday.
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* SIGNS CONTRACT WITH INSURANCE CO AVIVA TO DELIVER CROSS ENTERPRISE DATA SERVICES OVER 6.5 YRS
* BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF BLACKROCK, INC. A COMPANY LISTED ON NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, HAS APPOINTED MARK WILSON, GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AT AVIVA PLC, AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT Further company coverage:
BlackRock Inc elected three independent directors to its board, including executives from Microsoft Corp and Aviva , the world's biggest asset manager said on Thursday.
March 15 BlackRock Inc elected three independent directors to its board, including executives from Microsoft Corp and Aviva, the world's biggest asset manager said on Thursday.
* GKN had agreed deal to spin off car parts business (Updates with GKN rejection, Aviva Investors comment)
March 9 Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva Plc named Colby McVey as client solutions director, effective March 12.
March 8 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Thursday: