Aviva on the hunt for acquisitions as CEO says: ‘We want to turn Aviva into a fintech’
|05/25/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
LONDON — Aviva, the 321-year-old British insurance giant, wants to become a financial technology company.
CEO Mark Wilson declared at a press conference on Wednesday: “We want to turn Aviva into a fintech.”
“We will do acquisitions in this space,” he said but added: “I don’t mean billions. There’s nothing imminent.”
Wilson named artificial intelligence and big data as areas of particular interest for Aviva, which has a market cap of £21 billion.
He was talking to journalists at Aviva’s “Digital Garage” in Hoxton, a trendy area of East London. The office holds a few hundred staff, away from Aviva’s City of London office, read more >>>