American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL), a leading issuer of fixed index annuities, today announced that John Matovina, Chief Executive Officer and Ted Johnson, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a fireside chat at the KBW Insurance Conference on Thursday, September 7 at 8:45 a.m. ET. Interested parties may access a webcast of this discussion on American Equity's website at www.american-equity.com. CAUTION REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS Certain statements made during this presentation may constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties discussed in detail in American Equity's most recent SEC filings. 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.