Embattled insurance giant Aviva is this week expected to announce proposals to shut or sell a raft of divisions as part of a major turnaround plan.
Sun, 01 Jul, 2012
Aviva has reportedly come under pressure from two major shareholders to replace chief executive Andrew Moss following a massive protest vote against executive pay.
Sun, 06 May, 2012
British life insurer Friends Provident today recommended a £1.86bn (€2.16bn) takeover offer by investment firm Resolution.
Tue, 11 Aug, 2009
Friends Provident shares opened higher today after it was reported insurance entrepreneur Clive Cowdery had the life assurer in his sights.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2008
Private equity firm JC Flowers today threatened to walk away from its £3.5bn (€4.3bn) takeover approach for Friends Provident unless the board of the life and pensions firm opens talks by the end of the week.
Mon, 14 Apr, 2008
Life insurer Friends Provident is today understood to be holding emergency boardroom talks after US private equity firm JC Flowers made a revised £3.5bn (€4.4bn) takeover approach.
Sun, 30 Mar, 2008
Life and pensions firm Standard Life returned to favour on the stock market today after revealing a stronger-than-expected jump in annual profits.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2008
A sharp fall in annual profits will thrust life and pensions company Friends Provident back under the takeover spotlight this week.
Sun, 09 Mar, 2008
Insurer Standard Life saw shares stride ahead today after announcing a deal that will boost its operating profits by £100m (€135m) this year.
Thu, 14 Feb, 2008
UK life and pensions group Friends Provident said today that it is to axe around 600 jobs as part of a group-wide overhaul and cost-cutting drive.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2008
London's FTSE 100 Index was in cautious mood today ahead of tonight's key decision on US interest rates.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2008
The London market slipped further into the red today as investors nervously awaited the closely-watched decision on US interest rates.
Life and pensions giant Standard Life today reported a 20% drop in fourth quarter UK sales as market volatility hit the group’s domestic business.
A stock market bloodbath saw the FTSE 100 Index nosedive by 5.5% today as fears of a US recession sparked a global sell-off.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2008
The FTSE 100 Index plunged more than 3% today as investors fretted about a possible recession in the US.
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