THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
AEGON N.V. has cancelled the listing of its common shares on the Official List maintained by the UK Listing Authority and the admission to trading of its common shares on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) both as of 8.00 a.m., June 29, 2012.
AEGON has delisted its shares in London as the volume of AEGON's shares traded on the LSE was negligible and did not justify the related expenses. AEGON's shares will continue to be listed on Euronext Amsterdam and the New York Stock Exchange.
As an international life insurance, pensions and asset management company based in The Hague, AEGON has businesses in over twenty markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia. AEGON companies employ over 25,000 people and have nearly
47 million customers across the globe.
Key figures - EUR Q1 2012 2011
Underlying earnings before
tax 425 million 1.5 billion
New life sales 445 million 1.8 billion
Gross deposits 11.0 billion 32 billion
(end of period) 437 billion 424 billion
Cautionary note regarding non-GAAP measures
This document includes a non-GAAP financial measure: underlying earnings before tax. The reconciliation of underlying earnings before tax to the most comparable IFRS measure is provided in Note 3 "Segment information" of AEGON's Condensed consolidated interim financial statements.
The statements contained in this document that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined in the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The following are words that identify such forward-looking statements: aim, believe, estimate, target, intend, may, expect, anticipate, predict, project, counting on, plan, continue, want, forecast, goal, should, would, is confident, will, and similar expressions as they relate to AEGON. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. AEGON undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which merely reflect company expectations at the time of writing. Actual results may differ materially from expectations conveyed in forward-looking statements due to changes caused by various risks and uncertainties. Such risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to the following:
Further details of potential risks and uncertainties affecting the company are described in the company's filings with NYSE Euronext Amsterdam and the US Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Annual Report. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this document. Except as required by any applicable law or regulation, the company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the company's expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.
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