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  1. Digital insurance think tank to open in SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Insurance

    A new digital insurance center will open in Singapore as part of an initiative signed by the Singapore's Monetary Authority, the British government and Aviva P.L.C., reports Asia one citing The Business Times. The center will have an initial team of 30 to explore and test new insurance ideas.

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  2. McFarlane quick to wield the knife at BarclaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Sunday Herald

    Aviva PortraitureJohn McFarlane, currently chairman designate of Aviva, has become executive deputy chairman on an interim basis. John will become executive chairman of Aviva plc from 1 July 2012, pending the appointment of a new group CEO.LICENSE AGREEME Barclays' new executive chairman John McFarlane has wasted no time in stamping his 'Mac the Knife' credentials on the bank with plans for faster cuts in staff and branches.

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  3. Market Report, 'UK Individual Life Insurance: Market Update', publishedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | PR-inside.com

    ... in United Kingdom individual life insurance market. Companies Mentioned in this Report: Legal & General Group Plc, Aviva plc, Prudential plc, Lloyds Banking Group plc, AXA UK plc Report Table of Contents: 1 Individual Life Insurance - Highlights 1.1 ...

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  4. FTSE Russell Starts Coal-Free Equity Indexes as Divestments RiseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Washington Post

    ... Stanford University have sold off holdings in coal companies amid pressure from environmental groups such as 350.org. Aviva Plc said July 24 it would divest from companies that weren't making enough progress in moving to a less-polluting future. "As ...

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  5. Barclays's McFarlane Steps Up Pace of Revamp as Profit RisesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Washington Post

    ... and firing executives first at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. in the 1990s and early 2000s and later at Aviva Plc from 2011. "Headcount targets can be very misleading,' Morzaria said. ''We're not targeting a specific headcount number," ...

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  6. Barclays Scraps Dividend Target Despit Profit RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Fox News

    ... who had high expectations after his previous successes in turning around other financial companies including insurer Aviva PLC. Nicknamed "Mack the Knife," Mr. McFarlane wasted little time in overseeing Mr. Jenkins's departure. He will now be judged ...

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  7. Barclays Steps Up Pace of Revamp as Second-Quarter Earnings RiseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Washington Post

    ... and firing executives first at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. in the 1990s and early 2000s and later at Aviva Plc from 2011. "Headcount targets can be very misleading," Finance Director Tushar Morzaria told reporters. "We're not ...

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  8. RSA Surges Most in Two Decades as Zurich Weighs Takeover BidRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Washington Post

    ... compared with a loss the previous year. A takeover of RSA would be the biggest acquisition of a U.K. insurer since Aviva Plc completed its 5.4 billion-pound purchase of Friends Life Group Ltd. in April. RSA's 3.1 billion-pound pension fund deficit ...

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  9. RSA Surges Most in Six Years as Zurich Weighs Takeover OfferRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Washington Post

    ... A takeover of RSA, formerly known as Royal & Sun Alliance, would be the biggest acquisition of a U.K. insurer since Aviva Plc completed its 5.4 billion-pound purchase of Friends Life Group Ltd. in April. RSA's 3.1 billion-pound pension fund deficit ...

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  10. UK's Aviva Targets $3.9 Billion of Renewable Energy InvestmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Insurance Journal West

    Aviva plc will target 2.5 billion pounds of investments in renewables and energy efficiency over five years to cut exposure to climate risks. The company, which manages about 250 billion pounds of assets, will embed carbon risk into its investment decisions and seek assurances from fossil-fuel companies that they're investing in emissions-cutting technologies, Chief Executive Officer Mark Wilson said Friday at the insurer's London office.

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  11. Aviva Targets GBP2.5B of Renewables Investments Over 5 YearsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | The Washington Post

    Aviva Plc will target 2.5 billion pounds of investments in renewables and energy efficiency over five years to cut exposure to climate risks. The company will invest 500 million pounds a year over the next five years in low-carbon technologies, Chief Executive Officer Mark Wilson said in a speech at the insurer's offices in London on Friday.

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  12. Barclays Said to Consider Cutting Quarter of Jobs in Cost PushRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    ... in London. They are up about 16 percent this year. While McFarlane's reputation for deep cost cuts at U.K. insurer Aviva Plc earned him the nickname "Mack the Knife," he has signaled he will focus on boosting revenue. During a townhall-style ...

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  13. Barclays May Lose 1 in 4 Jobs as Cost-Cutting Plans Carried OutRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | The Washington Post

    ... set up a bad bank and sold assets to bolster earnings. While McFarlane's reputation for deep cost cuts at U.K. insurer Aviva Plc earned him the nickname "Mack the Knife," he has signaled he will focus on boosting revenue at Barclays. During a ...

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  14. Tweets trip up bragging footballer's injury claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Business Insurance

    ... as a result of the accident, he filed a claim for 2,000 ($3,103), according to reports. When London-based insurer Aviva P.L.C. investigated, it found that Mr. Burnett had tweeted about playing shortly after the accident. Earlier this month, a Wigan ...

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  15. BRIEF-Aviva unit says Taiwan's $110 bln offshore fund market 'big but challenging'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | Reuters

    Chairman John Misselbrook of Aviva Investors, the fund arm of British insurers Aviva Plc, says: * Sees Taiwan as a major retail wealth management market in addition to Singapore and the U.K. * Says Aviva still maintains JV with First Financial, focusing on institutional investor businesses

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  16. U.K. Stocks Rise After Budget; Barclays Gains, Homebuilders FallRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Washington Post

    ... climbed 2 percent as Chairman John McFarlane ousted Chief Executive Officer Antony Jenkins to speed up an overhaul. Aviva Plc added 3.5 percent. Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc climbed 2.9 percent after Citigroup Inc. said it may do a transformative deal ...

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  17. Barclays's McFarlane Ousts CEO, Criticizes Cumbersome BankRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Washington Post

    ... such as the rigging of global currencies. As executive chairman, he assumes a similar role to his previous position at Aviva Plc, where he helped restructure the U.K. insurer, replacing most of the board and boosting returns. "For the past three ...

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  18. Barclays McFarlane Ousts Jenkins, Signals Deeper Cost CutsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Washington Post

    ... such as the rigging of global currencies. As executive chairman, he assumes a similar role to his previous position at Aviva Plc, where he helped restructure the U.K. insurer, replacing most of the board and boosting returns. "For the past three ...

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  19. Barclays's McFarlane Ousts CEO Jenkins as Bank Toughens OverhaulRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Washington Post

    ... bank mired in misconduct scandals. By becoming executive chairman, he is assuming a similar role to what he held at Aviva Plc, where he helped restructure the U.K. insurer, replacing most of the board and boosting returns. McFarlane told BBC Radio ...

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  20. Milos Raonic, Aviva Canada announce multi-year partnershipRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | Canada NewsWire

    As part of the multi-year deal, Raonic will wear the Aviva logo on his uniform commencing this week at Wimbledon. Raonic is currently ranked world No.

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