NN Life & Pensions completes acquisition of the life insurance subsidiary of ABN AMRO Verzekeringen
NN Group, ABN AMRO Bank and their joint venture ABN AMRO Verzekeringen (AAV) announce today that they have completed the sale of the life insurance subsidiary of AAV to Nationale-Nederlanden Levensverzekering Maatschappij N.V. (NN Life & Pensions). The closing of the transaction, which was announced on 15 February 2022, follows the fulfilment of customary closing conditions, including receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals.
The transaction is in line with NN Life & Pension’s strategy to achieve further efficiencies by leveraging its existing closed book capabilities.
AAV is a joint venture between NN Group (51%) and ABN AMRO Bank (49%) that provides insurance products and services to over one million retail and corporate customers. As previously announced, ABN AMRO Bank and NN Group have agreed to extend their successful cooperation in AAV by 5 years until 2038, if certain customary performance criteria are met. Following the transaction, AAV will focus on its non-life insurance business and its insurance broker activities.
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NN Group is an international financial services company, active in 11 countries, with a strong presence in a number of European countries and Japan. With all its employees, the Group provides retirement services, pensions, insurance, banking and investments to approximately 18 million customers. NN Group includes Nationale-Nederlanden, NN, ABN AMRO Insurance, Movir, AZL, BeFrank, OHRA and Woonnu. NN Group is listed on Euronext Amsterdam (NN)
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