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Key UK mergers and acquisitions.

List of Mergers and Aquisitions

A number of insurance companies make up Aviva. Highlighted below are the key UK mergers and acquisitions.


CGU

Formed by the merger of General Accident and Commercial Union in February 1998. Merged with Norwich Union in May 2000


Hibernian

Acquired by CGU in November 1999


London & Edinburgh Insurance Group Limited

Acquired by Norwich Union in November 1998


Commercial Union (CU)

Merged with General Accident in February 1998


General Accident (GA)

Merged with Commercial Union in February 1998


Provident Mutual

Acquired by General Accident in 1996


English Insurance Company

English Insurance Company were acquired by General Accident in 1985


The Yorkshire Insurance Company

Acquired by General Accident in 1967


North British & Mercantile Insurance Company

Merged with Commercial Union in 1959


Scottish Union

Acquired by Norwich Union in 1959


Norwich Union was rebranded as Aviva on 1 June 2009