The Insurer Getting Left Behind in Global Deal Making

By Anonymous

Aviva’s CEO has suddenly quit and the U.K.-based group looks ripe to be picked off

There may never be a better time to break up Aviva.

The U.K.-based insurer already faced questions about growth, business mix and strategy. Now it is also without a chief executive after Mark Wilson resigned suddenly on Tuesday.

As Britain quits Europe, depressing the value of the U.K. currency and U.K.-focused businesses, a breakup could...