Aegon will repurchase 30,765,224 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2016 interim stock dividend. These shares will be held as treasury shares and will be used to pay future stock dividends. Aegon is committed to the repurchase of the common shares by engaging a third party to execute the transactions on its behalf. These transactions will commence on October 3, 2016, and are expected to be completed on or before November 11, 2016. The common shares will be repurchased at a maximum of the daily volume-weighted average price. Aegon will provide weekly updates regarding the transactions on aegon.com/sharebuyback [http://www.aegon.com/sharebuyback ]. About Aegon Aegon's roots go back more than 170 years - to the first half of the nineteenth century. Since then, Aegon has grown into an international company, with businesses in more than 20 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Today, Aegon is one of the world's leading financial services organizations, providing life insurance, pensions and asset management. Aegon's purpose is to help people achieve a lifetime of financial security. More information on aegon.com/about [http://www.aegon.com/about ]. For the Editor Aegon's brands & markets [http://www.aegon.com/en/Home/About/Brands--markets/?id=62629 ] Company presentation [http://www.aegon.com/en/Home/Investors/News/Presentations/Archive/Introduction-to-Aegon/?id=31260 ] Aegon fact sheets [http://www.aegon.com/en/Home/Investors/Fact-Sheets/?id=43432 ] Updates Follow Aegon on Twitter [http://twitter.com/Aegon ] Register for Aegon's Newsletter [http://aegon.us8.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=bed4350c3e2011a47e35e8081&id=8bc411d73f ] Calendar event reminders [http://www.aegon.com/en/Home/Investors/Calendar ] <pre> Contacts Media relations Debora de Laaf [http://www.aegon.com/Home/Investors/Contact/Media-Team/#50477 ] +31(0)70-344-8730 firstname.lastname@example.org Investor relations Willem van den Berg [http://www.aegon.com/en/Home/Investors/Contact/Investor-Relations-Team/#34471 ] +31(0)70-344-8405 email@example.com </pre> PRN NLD The content and accuracy of news releases published on this site and/or distributed by PR Newswire or its partners are the sole responsibility of the originating company or organisation. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of our services, such releases are not actively monitored or reviewed by PR Newswire or its partners and under no circumstances shall PR Newswire or its partners be liable for any loss or damage resulting from the use of such information. All information should be checked prior to publication.