Operational free cash flow amounted to EUR 761 million. Excluding positive market impacts of EUR 622 million and negative one-time items of EUR 157 million, the operational free cash flows amounted to EUR 296 million. Market impacts included the impact of the Ultimate Forward Rate change and favorable yield curve movements in the Netherlands partly offset by adverse interest rate and equity market movements which affected AEGON's businesses in the United States.The one-time items included the effects of measures in the Netherlands related to unit-linked insurance policies and adverse tax items in the Americas. Operational free cash flows represent distributable earnings generation of the business units. The impact of capital preservation initiatives is not included in the reported operational free cash flows. AEGON is on track to improve operational free cash flow from its 2010 normalized level of EUR 1.0-1.2 billion per annum by 30% by 2015.
AEGON Delivers Strong Underlying Earnings And Sales Growth; Capital Position Further Strengthened
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