Sales in Aviva's bulk purchase annuity business totalled £1.5bn in the first half of 2018, its half-year results have revealed.
The figure is up by around 360% from £326m in the same period of 2017, when deals totalled £326m, and amounts to 73% of its total business for 2017. So far this year, Aviva has disclosed a £925m buy-in...
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