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American Equity Investment Life Holding Company is an industry leader in the development and sale of fixed index and fixed rate annuity products. We are licensed to sell our products in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Our business strategy is to focus primarily on our annuity business and earn predictable returns by managing investment spreads and investment risk.

Our persistence in anticipating and being responsive to the product and service needs of our independent agents and policyholders will lead to increased customer loyalty, revenues and profitability. We have built an unyielding reputation thanks to... 
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01/12/16American Equity Announces Fourth Quarter 2015 Sales and Schedules Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2016-- American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) announced today that its annuity sales in the fourth quarter of 2015 totaled $2.1 billion ($1.9 billion net of coinsurance), bringing sales for 2015 to $7.1 billion ($6.6 billion net of coinsurance). EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL AEL will release fourth quarter 2015 earnings after the close of market on Wednesd... 
11/19/15American Equity Declares Annual Cash Dividend on Common Stock
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2015-- American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL), a leading underwriter of index and fixed rate annuities, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared an annual cash dividend of $0.22 per share to owners of its common stock. This is a 10% increase from the $0.20 annual dividend declared on November 20, 2014. This marks the seventeenth consecutive year a cash dividend has been... 
11/04/159-30-15 Financial Supplement
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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 71216
Des Moines, IA 50325

Office Address
6000 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Main Office Number: (515) 221-0002
Toll Free Number: (888) 221-1234

  • AM Best
  • The American Council of Life Insurers
  • Indexed Annuity Insights
  • Insured Retirement Institute
  • National Association for Fixed Annuities
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners
  • Standard & Poor’s