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Aegon still on acquisition trail

Aegon is still seeking further UK acquisitions following its purchase of Guardian Royal Exchange&#39s life and pensions business says the Financial Times.


The Dutch based group whose UK operations include Scottish Equitable, says it would be interested in other life offices especially mutuals with complementary products to its own.


Aegon says the purchase of GRE for £759m, provides it with a platform for growth into the employee benefits sector and now gives it a footing in each of the key sectors of the IFA market.

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