Achmea divests remaining equity stake in F&C Asset Management
Achmea BV announces that it has today agreed to divest 51,128,190 shares in F&C Asset Management plc, representing its entire shareholding of 9.6% of the outstanding share capital of F&C Asset Management.
The sale is in line with Achmea's de-risking policy and has no effect on Achmea's relationship with F&C Asset Management as one of Achmea's principal asset managers. The sale is expected to be settled on 20 March, 2012.
A notification of the disposal is being made to F&C Asset Management plc and to the UK Financial Services Authority in accordance with Chapter 5 of the UK's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.