About Aegon

Aegon is an international provider of life insurance, pensions and asset management. With over £607 billion assets under management, we have businesses in over 25 countries around the world and around two million customers in the UK alone*.

We’re proud to have been helping people take responsibility for their financial future since 1831.

At Aegon it’s our mission to help the UK achieve a lifetime of financial security.  We’ve led the way in innovation that can make people’s financial assets work smarter as well as harder. From online technology that gives one-stop access to a universe of investment opportunity – to retirement products that make wealth planning simple, easy and fulfilling – we’re dedicated to getting people closer to their financial goals every day.

On 1 January 2017 Cofunds and IPS, the UK’s largest investment administration service, became part of Aegon. Cofunds administers £77.5 billion in pensions, ISAs and other products on behalf of around 760,000 investors as at 30th June 2016. By combining the scale and experience of Cofunds and IPS, with the innovation, financial strength and product knowhow of Aegon, we aim to provide even better support for your adviser or intermediary to manage your financial planning.

Work has already begun to create a financial planning platform with a wider investment choice and the very best in online functionality, that’s simple, powerful and intuitive to use.

Aegon's History

Founded in Edinburgh, and still headquartered here, we’ve been serving the UK for over 180 years. During that time we’ve evolved our brand, while staying steadfastly committed to our original purpose; helping people take responsibility for their financial future in order to achieve a lifestyle of financial security.

The following video is about Aegon on a mission.

The following video is about Aegon on a mission and has a transcript (see below).

Aegon facts & figures*

  • Global savings and investment provider serving 30 million customers in over 20 countries
  • Founded in 1831 as Scottish Equitable and became part of Aegon in 1994
  • Over 29,000 employees, with over 2,000 based in the UK.
  • Manages over £607 billion in assets on behalf of savers and investors worldwide
  • Lead partner of British tennis since 2009

*Asset value is correct at 30 June 2016, all other information is correct at 11 August 2016.


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