What happened to CGNU shares?
CGU – still valid. CGNU – still valid. Friends Life Group Limited – share certificates were replaced with Aviva share certificates at the time of the acquision of Friends Life Group Limited by Aviva on 10 April 2015.
Are my Norwich Union shares still valid?
Nothing has changed since its takeover by Barclays – this money is ring-fenced. It is also too late for the 62,000 shareholders who failed to claim an average of 300 Norwich Union shares. When Norwich Union merged with CGU on May 31 to create the new company CGNU, Norwich Union shares ceased to exist.
How do I find my Aviva shares?
You can access useful share information via the ‘Shareholder Centre’ section of MyAviva. If you already own Aviva products and are registered for MyAviva: Select ‘Shareholder Centre’ from the top menu bar. Click ‘Find Out More’ in the ‘Manage my Shares’ section.
Are my old share certificates worth anything?
LSEG suggests the best way to see whether a shares certificate is still valid and worth selling is to consult a stockbroker. “It will cost you a small fee but, if there is money to be made from them, a stockbroker should help,” it says.
How do I trace old shares?
You can trace other lost shares by contacting the three main share registrars: Link Asset Services (Linkgroup.eu or 0371664 0300); Computershare (Computershare.com/uk); and Equiniti (Equiniti.com or 0371 384 2030).
How do I find out if old stock certificates are worth anything?
Contact your stockbroker to search the stock’s worth via its CUSIP number if the steps given earlier yield no results. This number is printed on the back of the stock certificate. Use a fee-based service to search your stock’s history if the earlier steps come up empty. Fees can range from $40 to $85 or more.
When did Cgnu become Aviva?
CGU. Formed by the merger of General Accident and Commercial Union in February 1998. Merged with Norwich Union in May 2000 to form CGNU, which changed its name to Aviva in 2002.
Who are the registrars for Aviva shares?
Computershare are Aviva’s Registrar and provide shareholder administration services on behalf of Aviva and many other companies.
How do I find my shares in a company?
How to locate lost shareholdings through the ASIC website. Search for lost shareholdings and unclaimed money through the Australian Government website moneysmart.gov.au. The ASIC website contains details of how to claim your money.
Why can’t I log into my ComputerShare account?
After validating your User ID, if you are still unable to answer a security question and your account becomes locked, then you will need to wait 24 hours and try again. If you are still unable to login, please call us for assistance.
How do I know if my old stock certificate is still valid?
You can begin with a quick internet search on the company’s name. If this doesn’t turn up any information, you may consult the corporate registry where the company was registered. You will find this information on the stock certificate, it will usually state “Incorporated under the laws of…”.