Aviva p.c said it could dispose of about 1,500 jobs with its £5.6 billion ($eight.48 billion) takeover of pals life organization Ltd.
The job losses shape a part of an expected £225 million [$340.76 million] in annual financial savings from the deal via the stop of 2017, London-primarily based Aviva said in a note to shareholders. The agencies rent about 31,500 humans in overall, Aviva said.
“This news can be disconcerting for personnel and we'd appearance to make certain that any redundancies are saved to a minimum, anyplace viable,” Aviva stated in an e-mailed declaration. “At this level, no precise groups, roles or places were identified.”
Aviva, Britain’s 2d-biggest insurer via marketplace price, agreed to buy friends lifestyles in an all-inventory transaction in December in the U.okay. industry’s biggest takeover in 15 years. each insurers are scheduled to preserve meetings for shareholders to vote at the deal on March 26.
Aviva’s climbed 0.nine percent to 511 pence at 3:forty three p.m. in London buying and selling. pals existence, which rallied 1.2 percent to 386 pence, is scheduled to stop buying and selling on April 13.