Aviva PLC: Completion of settlement with JV partner Bankia

Aviva PLC: Completion of settlement with JV partner Bankia 
LONDON -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/13 --  *T 
COMPLETION OF SETTLEMENT WITH SPANISH PARTNER BANKIA 
Aviva plc ("Aviva") announces that it has received EUR608(1) million in
cash from Bankia S.A. ("Bankia") following settlement and transfer of
its entire holding in Spanish joint venture Aseval to Bankia. 
The completion on this transaction demonstrates the delivery of our
strategic imperatives and improves our liquidity and capital position. 
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* Aviva provides 34 million customers with insurance, savings and
  investment products. 
* We are the UK's largest insurer and one of Europe's leading
  providers of life and general insurance. 
* We combine strong life insurance, general insurance and asset
  management businesses under one powerful brand. 
* We are committed to serving our customers well in order to build
  a stronger, sustainable business, which makes a positive
  contribution to society, and for which our people are proud
  to work. 
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(1)Total cash proceeds converted to sterling at an exchange rate of
EUR1/GBP0.81 represent GBP495m 
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