American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) announced today that it will release first quarter 2017 earnings after the close of market on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. The first quarter earnings release and financial supplement will be posted on the American Equity website at www.american-equity.com at that time. AEL will hold a conference call to discuss first quarter earnings on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. CT. Conference Call Information Interested parties may listen to the call by dialing one of the following numbers: 855-865-0606 (Domestic)704-859-4382 (International)Passcode: 99630301 Webcast Information Interested parties who wish to listen to the call on the Internet may do so at www.american-equity.com. Audio Replay Information An audio replay will be available shortly after the call through May 11, 2017. 855-859-2056 (Domestic)404-537-3406 (International)Passcode: 99630301 ABOUT AMERICAN EQUITY American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, through its wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, issues fixed annuity and life insurance products, with a primary emphasis on the sale of fixed index and fixed rate annuities. American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, a New York Stock Exchange Listed company (NYSE: AEL), is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa. For more information, please visit www.american-equity.com.