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Brent Finck Promoted to High Yield Portfolio Manager at Aviva Investors

  Brent Finck Promoted to High Yield Portfolio Manager at Aviva Investors

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- May 28, 2013

Aviva Investors announced today that Brent Finck, CFA, has been promoted to
the role of High Yield Portfolio Manager.

Todd Youngberg, CFA, Global Head of High Yield Investments, said, “For the
last five years, Brent has been a key contributor to our global high yield
portfolio management team in his role as a Senior Credit Analyst covering the
healthcare, pharmaceutical, gaming and tobacco industries. We are extremely
pleased that Brent’s expertise will be further put to use as he joins our
portfolio management team, and as we continue to employ the investment
processes developed and refined at Aviva Investors over the past 17-plus
years.”

Brent has over eleven years of experience as an investment professional. Prior
to joining Aviva Investors in 2008, Brent was an investment analyst at Victory
Park Capital. He has also held positions as an equity analyst with Robert W.
Baird and as a fixed income analyst with Conseco Capital Management.

Brent earned a bachelor degree in Finance from the University of Illinois. He
is a CFA charterholder and a member of both the CFA Institute and the CFA
Society of Chicago.

Pat O’Brien, Chief Executive – Americas and Asia Pacific, added, “Brent’s
promotion highlights the depth of resources on our investment team. His
expertise complements that of his colleagues and strengthens our ability to
deliver results to our clients.”

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Aviva Investors

Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The
business delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven
performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 15 countries in
Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under
management of over $436 billion as of December 31, 2012. This includes over $8
billion of assets under management in the Canadian market, with mandates in
various capabilities, including: Canadian fixed income, global high yield,
preferred shares, U.S. equities and derivatives.

Aviva plc

  *Aviva provides 34 million customers with insurance, savings and investment
    products.*
  *Aviva is the UK’s largest insurer and one of Europe’s leading providers of
    life and general insurance.
  *Combines strong life insurance, general insurance and asset management
    businesses under one powerful brand.

* Based on Aviva plc Annual Report and Accounts 2012.

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Aviva Investors Americas LLC
Martin Gawne
Director of Marketing and Communications
312-873-5832
martin.gawne@avivainvestors.com
www.avivainvestorsamericas.com