Athene Annuity is a wholly owned subsidiary of Athene Holding, a life insurance holding company focused principally on the retirement market and whose business, through its subsidiaries, is focused primarily on issuing and reinsuring fixed and equity indexed annuities and writing funding agreements and funding agreement-backed notes. Athene Holding’s other principal subsidiaries include Athene Life Insurance Company, a Delaware-domiciled insurance company, and Athene Life Re Ltd., a Bermuda-based reinsurer.
Athene Holding was formed in 2008 by James R. Belardi, formerly President of SunAmerica Life Insurance Company and Chief Investment Officer of AIG Retirement Services, Inc. and Chip Gillis, former head of Bear Stearns’ Insurance Solutions Group and was sponsored by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) to provide solutions to the growing need for tax efficient savings vehicles to support retiring baby boomers. The products offered by Athene Holding, through its subsidiaries, include:
- Retail fixed and equity indexed annuity products
- Institutional products, such as funding agreements
- Co-insurance and reinsurance arrangements with third party life insurance and annuity providers
About Presidential LifePresidential Life, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Presidential Life Insurance Company, markets and sells a variety of fixed annuity, life insurance and accident and health insurance products. Through Presidential Life Insurance Company, Presidential Life is licensed to market its products in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Further information about Presidential Life is available on the Internet at www.presidentiallife.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release may constitute or contain forward-looking statements within the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that reflect, when made, Presidential Life’s current views with respect to current events and financial performance. Such forward-looking statements are and will be, as the case may be, subject to risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they do not materialize or prove correct, could cause results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including statements of: (a) Presidential Life’s plans; (b) the outcome of contingencies; (c) beliefs or expectations; and (d) assumptions underlying any of the foregoing.