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Q3 2017 American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. Earnings Conference Call (Replay)
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Q3 2017 American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. Earnings Conference Call
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 10:00 a.m. ET  
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11/16/17American Equity Declares Annual Cash Dividend on Common Stock
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2017-- American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL), a leading issuer of fixed index annuities, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared an annual cash dividend of $0.26 per share to owners of its common stock. This is an 8% increase from the $0.24 annual dividend declared on November 17, 2016. This marks the nineteenth consecutive year a cash dividend has been declared and t... 
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11/06/17American Equity Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results
Company Highlights Third quarter 2017 net income of $57.0 million or $0.63 per diluted common share Third quarter 2017 non-GAAP operating income1 of $87.2 million or $0.96 per diluted common share Third quarter 2017 annuity sales of $915 million, down 41% from third quarter 2016 Policyholder funds under management of $47.6 billion, up 1.5% from June 30, 2017 and... 
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10/10/17American Equity Schedules Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2017-- American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) announced today that it will release third quarter 2017 earnings after the close of market on Monday, November 6, 2017. The third 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 second quarter ea... 
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09/25/17American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company Announces Transition of National Guard and Fire Fighter Group Insurance to Armed Forces Benefit Association
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa & ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 25, 2017-- American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company (“American Equity”), a leading provider of fixed index annuities, and Armed Forces Benefit Association (“AFBA”) today announced that they will partner to transition American Equity’s National Guard and Fire Fighter group life insurance coverage to AFBA effective January 1, 2018. “We are excited to work with AFBA. With it... 
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08/31/17American Equity to Participate in Fireside Chat at KBW Insurance Conference
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2017-- 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 ... 
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08/30/17Eagle Life Announces New No-Commission Fixed Index Annuity
-The Eagle Advisory 8 offers a transparent design, featuring the S&P 500® Index-WEST DES MOINES, IOWA—Aug. 30, 2017—Eagle Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of a leading fixed index annuity (FIA) provider—American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company®, announced today theaddition of a no-commission fixed index annuity product to their portfolio. The Eagle Advisory 8 providesprincipal protection with guaranteed income and transparent interest crediting opportunities through the S&P ... 
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08/02/17American Equity Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
Company Highlights Second quarter 2017 net income of $26.9 million or $0.30 per diluted common share Second quarter 2017 non-GAAP operating income1 of $63.7 million or $0.71 per diluted common share Second quarter 2017 annuity sales of $1.2 billion, down 44% from second quarter 2016 Policyholder funds under management of $46.9 billion, up 2.0% from March 31, 201... 
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06/29/17American Equity Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 29, 2017-- American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) announced today that it will release second quarter 2017 earnings after the close of market on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. The second 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 second quarter... 
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06/15/17Iowa Insurance Companies to Host Des Moines Insurance Conference June 22
DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 15, 2017-- Agenda and webcast details for the 2017 Des Moines Insurance Conference are now available. Participating companies include Aegon (NYSE: AEG), American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL), EMC Insurance Group Inc. (NASDAQ: EMCI), FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: FFG) and Principal Financial Group (NYSE: PFG). The conference will be held at FBL Financial Group’s headquarters located at 5400 ... 
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06/13/17American Equity Announces Proposed $500 Million Offering of Notes
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 13, 2017-- American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) (“American Equity” or the “Company”) announced today that it intends to launch its public offering of senior unsecured notes due 2027 (the “Notes”) pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on September 22, 2015. The aggregate principal amount of the offering is expec... 
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06/13/17American Equity Prices $500 Million of Senior Notes
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 13, 2017-- American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) (“American Equity” or the “Company”) announced today that it has priced a public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2027 (the “Notes”). The Notes will bear interest at 5.0% and will mature on June 15, 2027. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering of the Notes:... 
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05/15/17Iowa Insurance Companies to Host Des Moines Insurance Conference June 22
DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2017-- Six Iowa insurance companies are collaborating to host the fourth annual Des Moines Insurance Conference on June 22, 2017 in Des Moines, Iowa. Participating companies along with executive management speakers include: Aegon (NYSE: AEG) Louise Costikyan – Head of Competitive Analysis - Transamerica American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) John Matovina, Ch... 
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05/03/17American Equity Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
Company Highlights First quarter 2017 net income of $53.9 million or $0.60 per diluted common share First quarter 2017 non-GAAP operating income1 of $59.6 million or $0.66 per diluted common share First quarter 2017 annuity sales of $1.1 billion, down 48% from first quarter 2016 Policyholder funds under management of $46.0 billion, up 1.8% from December 31, 2016... 
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04/17/17American Equity Mourns Death of Founder and Chairman of the Board David J. Noble
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 17, 2017-- American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL), a leading issuer of fixed index annuities, is sad to announce that David J. Noble, founder and Chairman of the Board of the Company’s Board of Directors, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 16, 2017. Mr. Noble founded the American Equity group of companies in 1995 and served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Trea... 
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03/30/17American Equity Schedules First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 30, 2017-- 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 earni... 
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03/03/17American Equity Broadens Fixed Annuity Portfolio
-Leading Annuity Provider Announces the RateShield Series and IncomeShield Lifetime Income Rider- WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 3, 2017-- American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company, a leading issuer of fixed index annuities, announced the addition of a new product to its competitive portfolio. The new RateShield fixed annuity series offers contract owners growth at a guaranteed interest rate for a guaranteed income source... 
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03/02/17American Equity to Present at Raymond James 38th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 2, 2017-- 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 be presenting at the Raymond James 38th Annual Institutional Investors Conference on Monday, March 6 at 3:25 p.m. ET. Investors may access a webcast of this presentation on American Equity’s w... 
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02/08/17American Equity Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results
Company Highlights Fourth quarter 2016 net income of $120.8 million or $1.35 per diluted common share; Full year 2016 net income of $83.2 million or $0.97 per diluted common share Fourth quarter 2016 non-GAAP operating income1 of $56.0 million or $0.63 per diluted common share; Full year 2016 non-GAAP operating income1 of $122.3 million or $1.43 per diluted common share Policyh... 
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01/13/17American Equity Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Sales and Schedules Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 13, 2017-- American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) announced today that its annuity sales in the fourth quarter of 2016 totaled $1.4 billion ($1.1 billion net of coinsurance), bringing sales for 2016 to $7.1 billion ($5.4 billion net of coinsurance). AEL will release fourth quarter earnings after the close of market on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. The fourth quarter earnings release... 
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01/10/17American Equity Investment Life Holding Company Mourns the Death of Board Member Harley A. Whitfield, Sr.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2017-- American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL), a leading issuer of fixed index annuities, is sad to announce that Harley A. Whitfield, Sr., a long-serving and respected independent member of the Company’s Board of Directors, passed away on January 9, 2017 after a brief illness. Mr. Whitfield had served as a Director since 1996 and was a member of the Company’s Audit and Nominating and ... 
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