Voya Financial announces definitive agreement with Allianz Global Investors
Voya Financial, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Allianz Global Investors (“AllianzGI”) whereby Voya will integrate certain assets and teams comprising the substantial majority of its U.S. business (“AGI U.S.”) with Voya Investment Management (“Voya IM”), the asset management business of Voya Financial. AllianzGI and Voya Financial initially announced on May 17, 2022 that the companies had entered into a memorandum of understanding regarding the strategic partnership.
“This transaction fully aligns with our company’s focus on growth and delivering greater value for all of our stakeholders,” said Rodney O. Martin, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, Voya Financial, Inc. “We are particularly excited to embark on a highly strategic, long-term international distribution partnership with AllianzGI. In addition to the multiple financial benefits — including that the transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to adjusted operating earnings per share and improve Voya IM’s operating margin — this agreement will expand the scale and reach of Voya IM.”