Aviva completes acquisition of Optiom

January 5, 2024 (London, UK) – Aviva plc (“Aviva”) today announces that its Canadian business has completed the acquisition of Optiom O2 Holdings Inc (“Optiom”) for consideration of c.£100m1 (c.CAD$170m). The acquisition supports Aviva’s capital-light growth in the attractive Canadian market and strengthens Aviva Canada’s specialty lines business and distribution capabilities.

The acquisition of Optiom was announced on 27 November 2023.


Based on GBP/CAD spot rate of 1.69 as at 3 January 2024.


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Kelsie Ludlow
Email: kelsie.ludlow@aviva.com
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About Aviva Canada

Aviva Canada is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the country, providing home, automobile, lifestyle, and business insurance to 2.4 million customers. As a subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, Aviva Canada has more than 4,000 employees focused on creating a sustainable future for our people, our customers, our communities and our planet. In 2021, Aviva plc announced Aviva’s global ambition to become a net zero carbon emissions company by 2040.

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