The group supported by the American investment fund Apollo is still considering the resumption of the life insurance activities of the French subsidiary of the British insurer. Criticized by the savings association Afer, he poses as a European insurer specializing in retirement savings, in full expansion, and defender of life insurance guaranteed in capital.

Since the British insurer Aviva announced this summer a refocusing of its activities, its French subsidiary has aroused multiple expressions of interest.

Athora comes out of the shadows. Little known in France but already under fire from critics, the young insurance group supported by the American investment fund Apollo is posing as a European specialist in retirement savings, eager to conquer the French market and interested in the recovery of savings activitiesAviva France.

“Yes, this beautiful company could be complementary to those we already have in Europe”, Athora boss Michele Bareggi said about the life activities of the French subsidiary of British company Aviva in an interview with “Echos”.