Although our name is relatively new, our acquired companies have a proven track record of serving customers for more than 100 years. Policyholder protection is and always has been our number one priority.
We are driven to do more.
We are never satisfied with today's win. It's what makes us a leader in fixed annuities.
Athene is one of the largest providers of fixed and fixed indexed annuities in the United States. We operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Founded in 2009, Athene Holding Ltd. is parent to its US-based insurance companies.
Athene became a public company on December 9, 2016, trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ATH".
#2 in fixed indexed annuity sales for the last two years ended Dec. 31, 2018.1
We pride ourselves on our strong capital base and efficient operation model. Our business is performing well and contributes to our parent company, Athene Holding Ltd's, $125.5 billion total GAAP assets, $117.2 billion in liabilities and $8.3 billion in total equity.2
Our numbers at a glance
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Three primary firms meet annually with Athene to review and rate our performance. These ratings are independent opinions reflecting our ability to meet ongoing obligations to our customers.
Our Financial Strength Ratings3
A (Stable) S&P as of 8/2019
A.M. Best as of 5/2019
Fitch as of 4/2019
1 Sourced from LIMRA US Individual Annuity Industry Sales Report, LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute, fourth quarter 2018
2 GAAP total assets, GAAP liabilities and GAAP equity as of December 31, 2018. Pledged assets and funds in trust (restricted assets) total $8.0 billion and total reserve liabilities of $107.7 billion as of December 31, 2018.
The individual subsidiary insurance company is responsible for meeting its ongoing insurance policy and contract obligations. Athene Holding Ltd. is not responsible for meeting the ongoing insurance policy and contract obligations of its subsidiary insurance companies.
The following financial information is presented for Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company of New York (AANY), on a statutory basis, based on the financial statement of December 31, 2018:
Total Admitted Assets: $3.15 billionTotal Liabilities: $2.87 billion
Direct: $2.67 billion
Ceded: $2.23 billion
Net: $440 million
Total Capital & Surplus: $282 million
Securities Pledged As Collateral: --
3 Financial strength ratings for Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company, Athene Annuity and Life Company, Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company of New York, and Athene Life Re Ltd. A.M. Best, S&P and Fitch’s credit ratings reflect their assessment of the relative ability of an insurer to meet its ongoing insurance policy and contract obligations. A.M. Best rating as of May 2019 (A, 3rd highest of 16), S&P rating as of August 2018 (A, 6th highest out of 21), and Fitch rating as of April 2019 (A, 6th highest of 19). Athene Holding Ltd.’s issuer credit rating is bbb/BBB+/BBB+ for A.M. Best, S&P and Fitch, respectively.