About AEGON Religare
AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company
AEGON, an international life insurance, pension and investment company, Religare, a global financial services group and Bennett, Coleman & company, India's largest media house, have come together to launch AEGON Religare Life Insurance Company Limited (ARLI). This venture is dedicated to build a profitable customer-centric business with scale, provide a work environment that fosters excellence and innovation. This joint venture will adopt a local approach with the power of global expertise.
ARLI 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 fulfillment of this vision is based upon having a complete product suite, providing customised advice and enhancing the overall customer experience.
ARLI has launched a suite of products that are focused on providing the customer with the means to meeting their long-term financial goals. At the same time product development has been founded on the tenet of providing the customer with great value. ARLI products such as iTerm, iMaximize, Future Protect and Rising Star have been ranked among the best in terms of value and have attracted many external accolades.
AEGON As an international provider of life insurance, pension and asset management, . With headquarters in The Hague, the Netherlands, AEGON companies employ over 24,000 people serving millions of customers across the globe. In total, the company oversees EUR 458 billion in revenue-generating investments. AEGON’s main operations are in the United States, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, but in recent years the company has expanded into new growth markets in Asia, Central & Eastern Europe and Latin America. AEGON is one of the largest insurance companies in the United States, and ranks first in the Dutch group pensions market and third in the UK individual pensions markets. The company’s shares are listed on two major stock markets: Amsterdam and New York. AEGON has more than 160 years of experience with its roots going back to 1844. AEGON holds 26% equity in ARLI.
About Religare Enterprises Limited
Religare Enterprises Limited (REL) is one of India’s leading diversified financial services groups and offers an integrated suite of financial services including asset management, life and health insurance, lending, broking, investment banking, and wealth management. Religare Enterprises is headquartered in New Delhi and is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) in India. Religare is also building an Asia and emerging markets focused Institutional equities and Investment Banking business and a multi-boutique global asset management platform to tap the broader opportunities offered by the most promising emerging markets around the world. REL holds 44% equity in ARLI.
About Bennett, Coleman & Company Limited
Bennett, Coleman & Company Limited (BCCL), The Times Group is India’s largest media conglomerate with its flagship Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited (BCCL) being the largest publishing company in India and South-Asia. Starting off with The Times of India – which is now the largest English publication in the world, BCCL and its subsidiaries (called The Times of India Group), are present in every existing media platform – Newspapers, Magazines, Books, TV, Radio, Internet, Event Management, Outdoor Display, Music, Movies and more. 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. The BCCL Group holds 30% equity in ARLI. http://www.timesgroup.com