Aviva video: Group CEO Amanda Blanc provides a third quarter 2022 trading update

Watch Aviva’s Group CEO Amanda Blanc providing a third-quarter 2022 trading update.

The highlights of which include:

  • UK&I Life value of new business (VNB) £466m, up 46%, and VNB margin of 1.9% (9M21: 1.3%), driven by higher VNB in Annuities & Equity Release of £143m (9M21: £16m)
  • Continued good sales2 growth of 3% in Wealth and 4% in Protection & Health were offset by lower Bulk Purchase Annuity (BPA) volumes as we remain selective and disciplined on price. Overall UK&I Life sales2 of £24.9bn were down 1%.
  • Strong net flows in Workplace of £4.1bn, up 11%. Overall Wealth net flows were a resilient 6%1 of opening AuM at £7.0bn, but down 4% versus 9M21 due to the challenging environment for investment activity on our Platform business.
  • Acquisition of Succession Wealth completed in August. Succession Wealth advisers can now access Aviva's platform and are already benefiting from its competitive offering and outstanding service. As a result, they can also access Aviva's multi-asset funds.
  • General Insurance gross written premiums (GWP) up 10% (7% at constant currency) to £7.2bn. UK GWP up 7% to £3.9bn and Canada GWP up 8% at constant currency to £3.0bn.
  • GI combined operating ratio (COR) remains strong at 94.3% (9M21: 92.4%) and reflects more normal claims frequency versus the same period last year. We continue to maintain a disciplined response to claims inflation.


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