Aegon raises €1bn via share issue – NRC

Insurance concern Aegon raised €1bn in 24 hours after offering new shares to institutional investors, reports the NRC on Friday afternoon.

Ageon announced on Thursday morning that it intended to pay back one-third of the €3bn capital injection it received from the Dutch government last year via a share issue.
Aegon’s share price fell to €5.18 on the Amsterdam stock exchange following the news. According to the NRC the new shares were placed yesterday afternoon for €5.25 each.

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