Aviva group is the world's fifth largest insurance provider, with over 31 million customers in 16 countries, and is the largest insurance service provider in the UK. It is also Europe's leading provider of life and pension products. The current group was formed by the merger of Norwich Union and CGU in 2002, with the latter being the result of a merger in 1998 between Commercial Union and General Accident. On October 20th 2009, the group's shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
In view of its size and position, Aviva offers an extensive range of insurance products. These include motor insurance for cars, vans and motorbikes, with driveway cover and short term policies available. You can also get life insurance, home and contents cover, private health, travel, personal accident and business insurance as well as home emergency cover and protection against identity theft.