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Aegon N.V. (AGN)


Tuesday 12 September, 2000

Aegon N.V.


Aegon N.V.
11 September 2000

Transamerica Finance Corporation sells consumer loan portfolio

Transamerica Finance Corporation ('TFC'), a member of the international AEGON
insurance group (NYSE symbol: AEG), has sold a USD 530 million portfolio of
consumer loans to a US-based affiliate of Goldman Sachs Group.  The sale was
completed at approximately book value, resulting in an immaterial effect on
AEGON's shareholders' equity and earnings.  The majority of the proceeds will be
used by TFC to redeem outstanding debt.

San Francisco / The Hague (Netherlands), September 11, 2000


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AEGON N.V., with USD 232 billion in assets, is one of the world's largest listed
insurance organizations.  Its largest business units operate in the United
States of America, the Netherlands, the UK, Hungary, Spain, Mexico and Canada. 
The AEGON Group focuses on insurance as its core business, with a strong
emphasis on marketing life insurance, pensions, investment products and related
financial services.  AEGON N.V. shares are listed on the Amsterdam, Frankfurt,
London, New York (NYSE symbol: AEG), Tokyo and Zurich stock exchanges.  Options
on AEGON shares are traded on the Amsterdam Exchanges, the Philadelphia Stock
Exchange and the Chicago Board Options Exchange.


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