AEGON - Life Insurance
N.V. is the holding corporation of one of the world´s ten
largest listed life insurance groups ranked by market capitalization
to 90% of the existing business is in life insurance, pensions
and related savings and investment products. The Group is
also active in accident and health insurance, general insurance
and limited banking activities.
Group is a decentralized multi-domestic corporation. Worldwide over
24,000 employees find their careers at AEGON.
has major operations in the United States, the Netherlands, the
United Kingdom, Hungary and Spain. The Group is also present
in a number of other countries, Belgium, Canada, Germany,
Hong Kong, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Philippines and
Taiwan, and has representative offices in China and India.
Its corporate headquarters are located in The Hague, the Netherlands.
values its reputation as a shareholder friendly company. The
AEGON shares are listed on stock exchanges in six important
financial centers of the world: Amsterdam (common shares and
stock-options), Frankfurt, London, New York (NYSE), Tokyo
AEGON options are traded on the AEX Options Exchange (Amsterdam),
the Chicago Board Options Exchange and the Philadelphia Stock
recognizes that a modern company's license to operate is defined
both by its ability to create value for shareholders and policyholders
and its respect for wider corporate, social and environmental
responsibilities. The growing importance of sustainability
has resulted in initiatives like the Dow Jones Sustainability
Group Index. As per September 2000 AEGON has been selected
as a component of this index and is now "among the top 10%
sustainability companies worldwide".
Commitment to Core Business:
with a strong emphasis on life and pension insurance and related
savings and investment products. AEGON focuses on the financial
protection and asset accumulation needs of its clients.
sees insurance and pensions as a global business marked by
global trends. Crucial differences exist in local markets
and for this reason AEGON emphasizes local management and
expertise. Operating companies have the freedom to marketunique
products, develop their own distribution and customer service
and take key decisions at a local level. AEGON remains a specialist
organization but encourages its operating units to build new
skills in asset management, risk control, technology,and relationship
building to enhance their traditional product offerings.