Reinsurance Group of America Announces Longevity Reinsurance Transaction With Western & Southern

ST. LOUIS-(BUSINESS WIRE)–Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA), a leading global life and health reinsurer, today announced the completion of a longevity reinsurance transaction with Cincinnati-based Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern), a diversified family of businesses with financial services and one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. The $1.7 billion longevity swap transaction covers approximately 11,000 immediate single premium annuity contracts.

“As demand for longevity risk management tools increases in the U.S., RGA looks forward to working with clients to develop solutions that meet their specific needs,” said David Lipovics, vice president, US Pension Risk Solutions, RGA . “We credit our strong relationship with Western & Southern, as well as the dedicated teams from both companies, who worked extremely well together to design, structure and effectively complete this transaction.”

“Our relationship with RGA is a valuable part of our overall risk management strategy, making them an ideal partner for this transaction,” said Jacob Steuber, Vice President, Actuarial Analysis, Western & Southern. “RGA was able to customize a solution that helps us maintain our desired risk profile while continuing to offer competitive retirement solutions, and their support through this transaction and continued partnership going forward is greatly appreciated.”

The transaction will be effective March 31, 2022. Additional terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About RGA

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) is a global industry leader specializing in life and health reinsurance and financial solutions that help clients effectively manage risk and optimize capital. Founded in 1973, RGA is one of the world’s largest and most respected reinsurers and is driven by a core purpose: to make financial protection accessible to all. RGA is widely recognized for superior risk management and insurance expertise, innovative product design and a dedicated customer focus. RGA serves clients and partners in key markets around the world and has approximately $3.3 trillion of life insurance in force and $82.7 billion in assets as of September 30, 2022. To learn more about RGA and its business, visit www Follow RGA on LinkedIn and Facebook.

About Western & Southern Financial Group

Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is the parent company of a diversified group of financial services businesses. Its owned ($66 billion) and managed ($35 billion) assets totaled $101 billion as of June 30, 2022. Western & Southern is one of the world’s strongest life insurance groups. Its seven subsidiary life insurance companies (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Gerber Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain many strong financial ratings. Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.;1 IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Touchstone Advisors, Inc.;1 Touchstone Securities, Inc.;2 W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.;1,2 and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. Western & Southern is the title sponsor of seven major community events each year, including the Western & Southern Open, a premier event in the US Open Series played each August by the world’s top-ranked professional men’s and women’s tennis players.

1 Registered Investment Consultant.

2 Registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA/SIPC.

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