Patrick Goff, CFA, Joins Aviva Investors as Senior Research Analyst

  Patrick Goff, CFA, Joins Aviva Investors as Senior Research Analyst

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- July 8, 2013

Aviva Investors announced today that Patrick Goff, CFA, has joined the firm as
a senior research analyst based in Aviva’s Chicago office.

Patrick brings more than twelve years of diverse research experience to Aviva
Investors. Most recently, he was a senior analyst at First Capital Alliance
covering high yield bonds, convertibles and equities across multiple industry
sectors. His prior experience includes covering credits across consumer,
retail and energy sectors at different firms including Chicago Fundamental
Investment Partners and Fidelity Investments.

Ashish Dafria, CFA, Head of Research, said, “We are excited to have Pat join
our team of highly seasoned research analysts. Pat's experience and skills in
credit analysis will further bolster the value we deliver to our clients.”

Patrick O’Brien, Chief Executive – Americas and Asia Pacific, added: “Pat’s
addition to our investment team further demonstrates Aviva Investors’ focus on
delivering world-class fixed income solutions to investors globally. He is
joining an experienced team of investment professionals managing high yield
and investment grade portfolios.”

Patrick earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with
concentrations in finance and accounting from Georgetown University, and a
Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. He is a
Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder.

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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 £274 billion at 31 December 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

  *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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For more information contact:
Aviva Investors Americas LLC.
Rob Ranges, 212-593-5604
Head of Business Development
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