Aviva Plc

St Helen's, 1 Undershaft,
London, EC3P 3DQ
United Kingdom,
+44 (0)20 7283 2000

Aviva plc is a British multinational insurance company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 3 1 1 - 2 - 7
vol $185M $8.6B $146M $9.0B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 3 1 - - 1 - 5
vol $1.8B $1.8B

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Largest Friends Life Group Ltd.
$8.6B (2014-12-02)
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Largest RAC Ltd.
$1.5B (2011-06-22)

According to our data here at Mergr, Aviva has acquired 8 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Aviva’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Friends Life Group for $8.6B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold RAC to The Carlyle Group for $1.5B. Aviva has acquired in 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (43%) and insurance (43%).

When analyzing the insurance sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 322 insurance companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 39 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 17 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic insurance acquirer over the past 3 years is HUB International, with 114 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the insurance sector over the past 3 years is The Carlyle Group with 4 platform acquisitions.

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