Goldman Sachs & Co. is acting as dealer manager for the Offer. Global Bondholder Services Corporation is acting as the depositary for the Offer and as the information agent for the Offer. Questions regarding the Offer should be directed to Goldman Sachs & Co., (800) 828-3182 (toll-free) or (212) 902-5183 (collect). Requests for copies of the Offer to Purchase and the Letter of Transmittal may be directed to Global Bondholder Services Corporation by phone at (866) 794-2200 (toll free) or (212) 430-3774 (collect) or in writing at 65 Broadway, Suite 404, New York, New York 10006.None of CNO, its management or board of directors, the dealer manager, the depositary or the information agent makes any recommendation to any holder of Debentures as to whether to tender any Debentures. None of CNO, its management or board of directors, the dealer manager, the depositary or the information agent has authorized any person to give any information or to make any representation in connection with the Offer other than the information and representations contained in the Offer to Purchase or in the Letter of Transmittal. If anyone makes any recommendation or representation or gives any such information, you should not rely upon that recommendation, representation or information as having been authorized by CNO, the dealer manager, the depositary or the information agent. This press release is for information purposes only and shall not constitute an offer to purchase, a solicitation of an offer to purchase, or a solicitation of an offer to sell securities. The Offer may be made only pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Offer to Purchase, the Letter of Transmittal and the other related Offer materials. An issuer tender offer statement on Schedule TO, including the Offer to Purchase and the Letter of Transmittal, describing the Offer has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Holders of the Debentures are encouraged to read the Schedule TO and its exhibits carefully before making any decision with respect to the Offer because it contains important information. The Schedule TO, the Offer to Purchase, the Letter of Transmittal and other related Offer materials (including Amendment No. 1 and Amendment No. 2 to the Schedule TO) are available free of charge at the website of the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov. In addition, CNO will provide copies of the Schedule TO and related Offer materials upon request free of charge to holders of the Debentures. About CNOCNO is a holding company. Our insurance subsidiaries – principally Bankers Life and Casualty Company, Washington National Insurance Company and Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company – serve pre-retiree and retired Americans by helping them protect against financial adversity and provide for a more secure retirement. SOURCE CNO Financial Group, Inc.