WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2018--
American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) (“American
Equity”) notes the recent market rumors and confirms that it is in
preliminary discussions regarding a potential transaction. No assurance
can be given that such discussions will continue, that any definitive
agreement will be reached with respect to a transaction or that a
transaction will be consummated. American Equity does not intend to make
any further press releases or announcements regarding this matter unless
and until a definitive agreement has been reached.
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.
CAUTION REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the
meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Forward-looking statements relate to future operations, strategies,
financial results or other developments, and are subject to assumptions,
risks and uncertainties. Statements such as “guidance”, “expect”,
“anticipate”, “believe”, “goal”, “objective”, “target”, “may”, “should”,
“estimate”, “projects” or similar words as well as specific projections
of future results qualify as forward-looking statements. Factors that
may cause our actual results to differ materially from those
contemplated by these forward looking statements can be found in
American Equity’s Form 10-K and Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the
date the statement was made, and American Equity undertakes no
obligation to update such forward-looking statements. There can be no
assurance that other factors not currently anticipated by American
Equity will not materially adversely affect our results of operations.
Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any
forward-looking statements made by us or on our behalf.
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Source: American Equity Investment Life Holding Company
American Equity Investment Life Holding Company
Vice President - Investor Relations