Aegon to Appoint New Independent Auditor

                   Aegon to Appoint New Independent Auditor

  PR Newswire

  THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, February 25, 2013

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, February 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Aegon's Supervisory Board will propose to appoint PwC as the company's
independent auditor for the Annual Accounts 2014 through 2016, during the
upcoming Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on May 15, 2013. This
recommendation is the result of a competitive tender process that Aegon
conducted, consistent with its sound corporate governance principles.

The Supervisory Board will also propose to reappoint the company's current
auditor, Ernst & Young,for the financial year 2013. Aegon appreciates the
excellent service Ernst & Young has provided and expresses its gratitude for
the firm's contributions.

ABOUT AEGON

As an international insurance, pensions and asset management company based in
The Hague, Aegon has businesses in over twenty markets in the Americas, Europe
and Asia. Aegon companies employ approximately 24,000 people and have millions
of customers across the globe. Further information: aegon.com .

Media relationsGreg Tucker +31(0)70-344-8956 gcc@aegon.com

Investor relationsWillem van den Berg +31(0)-70-344-8305 ir@aegon.com
 
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