About Aegon Life Insurance Company
Aegon Life Insurance Company Limited (formerly Aegon Religare Life Insurance Company Limited) launched its pan-India operations in July, 2008 following a multi-channel distribution strategy with a vision to help people plan their life better. The fulfilment of this vision is based upon having a complete product suite, providing customised advice and enhancing the overall customer experience. Aegon, an international provider of life insurance, pensions and asset management and Bennett, Coleman & Company, India’s leading media conglomerate, have come together to launch Aegon Life Insurance. This joint venture adopts a local approach with the power of global expertise to launch products that are focused on providing customers with the means to meeting their long-term financial goals. The company is headquartered in Mumbai having 83 branches across 46 cities. The company has around 6000 life insurance agents serving over 4 lakh customers across India.
Aegon’s roots go back 170 years – to the first half of the nineteenth century. Since then, Aegon has grown into an international company, with businesses in more than 20 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia. In the US, Aegon’s a leading market, it operates under the Transamerica brand. Today, Aegon is one of the world’s leading financial services organizations, providing life insurance, pensions and asset management. Aegon never loses sight of its purpose to help its customers secure their long-term financial future. With around 31,500 employees, it has 707 billion Euros of revenue-generating investments.
About Bennett, Coleman & Company Limited
“The Times Group is one of the leading media conglomerates in India having presence in print, radio, TV, outdoor media and the internet through Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited (BCCL) and its subsidiaries. The Times of India, the flagship brand of the company, is the number 1 English newspaper by circulation in India. With a turnover exceeding a billion dollars, the group has the support of over 25,000 advertisers, 11,000 employees and an audience spanning across all continents.”