Easier access to insurance plans with Singlife, Aviva merger

Singlife announced on Sept 11, 2020, that it plans to merge with Aviva Singapore in a deal valued at $3.2 billion.
Singlife announced on Sept 11, 2020, that it plans to merge with Aviva Singapore in a deal valued at $3.2 billion.PHOTOS: JOYCE FANG, THE BUSINESS TIMES
Singlife group CEO Walter de Oude said that existing policyholder terms and conditions will not be affected by the merger.
Singlife group CEO Walter de Oude said that existing policyholder terms and conditions will not be affected by the merger.PHOTO: SINGLIFE

Future engagement with customers will be more digital, merger won't affect existing policy terms: Singlife CEO

Customers will have easier access to products such as health insurance and investment and savings plans once Aviva and Singapore Life complete a $3.2 billion merger announced late last week.

The pledge came from Singlife group chief executive Walter de Oude, who also told The Straits Times on Tuesday that existing policyholder terms and conditions will not be affected.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 17, 2020, with the headline 'Easier access to insurance plans with Singlife, Aviva merger'. Print Edition | Subscribe