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Aegon UK goes live on thinkFolio Managed Service from IHS Markit to support its new multi-asset fund range

Aegon UK goes live on thinkFolio Managed Service from IHS Markit to support its new multi-asset fund range

February 20, 2020



LONDON (February 20, 2020) – IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Aegon UK, one of the world's leading providers of life insurance, pensions and asset management, is live on the thinkFolio Managed Service platform. The front-office team at Aegon UK is using thinkFolio to manage the firm’s investments following the launch of a range of multi-asset funds last year that have been developed for Nationwide customers. 

“We’ve recently expanded Aegon’s long standing investment capabilities with our multi- asset range that is gaining traction fast,” said Tim Orton, Managing Director, Investment Solutions at Aegon UK. “thinkFolio is a core part of our new technology infrastructure as it is supporting investment management for our entire front office across order management, portfolio modeling, cash management, trading and compliance.” 

“We’re delighted to partner with Aegon UK on this strategic project,” said Keith Viverito, managing director, thinkFolio at IHS Markit. “By delivering thinkFolio as a managed service, running on Amazon Web Services, we have enabled Aegon UK to streamline their operational and investment management processes, reducing their costs, while improving operational agility and flexibility.”

About IHS Markit ( www.ihsmarkit.com

IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth. 

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About Aegon UK 

In the UK, Aegon offers retirement, workplace savings and protection solutions to over three million customers. Aegon employs around 2,000 people in the UK and together with a further 800 people employed by Atos, we serve the needs of our customers. More information: www.aegon.co.uk

As an international life insurance, pensions and asset management group based in The Hague, Aegon has businesses in over twenty markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Aegon companies employ over 26,000 people and have millions of customers across the globe. Further information: www.aegon.com

Figures correct as of December 2019. 

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