Aviva sells stake in Singlife, debt instruments to Sumitomo for £0.8bn

By Frank Prenesti

Date: Wednesday 13 Sep 2023

(Sharecast News) - UK insurer Aviva on Wednesday said it had agreed to sell its 25.9% stake in Singapore Life Holdings (Singlife), together with two debt instruments, to Sumitomo Life for £800m in cash.
Sumitomo Life will pay £500m for Aviva's equity stake and £300m for the two debt instruments. Sumitomo Life is currently a 23.2% shareholder in Singlife and sees Singapore as a key market within its overall Southeast Asia strategy, Aviva said in a statement.

Reporting by Frank Prenesti for Sharecast.com


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