Aviva launches commercial property owners package

Article date: 14 July 2009

Aviva has successfully launched its new commercial property owners cover via its online trading platform, Fast Trade.

The new offering, which is traded exclusively online, is packaged to target owners with one to 10 commercial properties, with a building sums insured of up to £2 million per property. The package provides preferential rates for over 1,000 tenant trades including office blocks, shops, factories, small warehouses and industrial units.

Andrew Green, product development manager at Aviva, the new name for Norwich Union, says: “This new package product provides comprehensive cover for property owners, whether they have one or 10 properties. Whatever the property is used for, we’ve designed the cover to make things easier for brokers and their customers, with the flexibility to add on additional cover.

“Fast Trade provides brokers with access to Aviva’s commercial package range and enables them to transact business more easily, with a quote and buy facility and instant access to documentation.”

There are five additional commercial packages available via Fast Trade, which are Office and Surgery, Residential Property Owners, Self-employed, Shop and Salon, Pub, Restaurant and Hotel.

Brokers that have not yet done so can sign up to Fast Trade at broker.aviva.co.uk/.

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For further information, please contact:
Elinor Graveson on 0161 919 8025 / 07973 360 141 or Vicki Burn from Aviva’s press office on 01603 684224 / 07800 692909.

Notes to editors:

Aviva, the international savings, investments and insurance group, is the world’s fifth largest insurance group, serving 50 million customers across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.

In the UK, Aviva is a leading provider of life, pensions, investment, general insurance and health products to more than 20 million customers. We also provide roadside assistance through RAC. Products are distributed through a number of channels including IFAs, brokers, corporate partners and direct to customers via the internet.

Aviva's UK Insurance business has a market share of around 15%, making it the largest general insurer in the UK. The business is focused on insurance for individuals and small businesses.

Aviva's life and pensions business in the UK has a total market share of 12% and a top three position in its key markets of savings, protection, and annuities.

Aviva’s news releases and a selection of images are available from the internet press centre at www.aviva.com/media/.

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