Athene Holding Ltd. to Acquire Aviva’s U.S Annuity and Life BusinessDecember 21, 2012
Athene Holding Ltd., a Bermuda-based insurance holding company (“Athene Holding”, and together with its subsidiaries, “Athene”), announced today that it will acquire Aviva plc’s U.S. annuity and life insurance operations (“Aviva USA”), including Aviva Life and Annuity Company, based in Iowa, and Aviva Life and Annuity Company of New York.
Black’s Apollo Seeks Control of Athene to Gain Annuity AssetsOctober 22, 2012
Leon Black’s Apollo Global Management LLC is seeking to acquire control of Athene Holding Ltd. as the private-equity firm increasingly turns to the insurance business for assets to invest in high-yield and distressed debt.
Liberty Life Changes Name to Athene AnnuityFebruary 1, 2012
Liberty Life Insurance Company, a retail fixed annuity and reinsurance provider, today announced it had changed its legal name to Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company and will operate under the brand name Athene Annuity.