Fly News Breaks for February 14, 2020
Feb 14, 2020 | 05:26 EDT
Citi analyst Andrew Baker upgraded Aegon to Buy from Neutral with a EUR 4.15 price target. The company's dividend "remains well covered" and the new CEO brings potential catalysts, Baker tells investors in a research note.
News For AEG From the Last 2 Days
May 23, 2022 | 11:46 EDT
Aegon announced it has decided to sell its 50% stake in the Spanish insurance joint venture with Liberbank to Unicaja Banco. The sale follows the change of control in Liberbank after its merger with Unicaja Banco in 2021. The gross proceeds of the transaction amount to EUR 177 million, representing 22 times 2021 operating result after tax of Aegon's 50% stake in the joint venture. Aegon Spain intends to upstream the net proceeds to the Group. Aegon said in a statement that it will continue to grow its business in Spain and Portugal through its key life and non-life joint ventures with Banco Santander as well as through its own channels, which have generated significant profitable growth over the last years. The sale of the 50% stake in the joint venture with Liberbank is expected to close in the second half of 2022, subject to regulatory approval.