Thinking Ahead:

To help give your clients a brighter future.

Global Atlantic combines deep expertise in risk and investment management with the determination to stay ahead of the curve and take on whatever comes next. Through our robust product offerings and custom sales strategies, we are a hands-on partner that helps you guide your clients.

Why Global Atlantic

Global Atlantic is one of the fastest growing U.S. providers of life and annuity products.1 We focus solely on the life and retirement industries and aim to develop meaningful relationships with you—our distribution partners—to help grow your business. With a comprehensive range of products and custom sales strategies, Global Atlantic can help you meet your client’s needs.

  1. Fastest growing annuity provider over the last 5 years1

  2. Top 10 in fixed annuity sales2

  3. Largest insurer of indexed universal life3

  4. Top 5 preneed life insurance provider4

  5. Top 3 life and annuity block reinsurer5

1 Based on average annual growth rate, 2012-2016, according to LIMRA annuity participant reports, for companies with at least $250 million in annual sales, as of December 31, 2016

2 Based on LIMRA data, as of December 31, 2016

3 Based on sales from Wink’s Sales & Market Report, 1998-2016

4 Based on industry-wide statutory statement filings, as of December 31, 2016

5 Based on publicly reported transactions, as of December 31, 2015

Heritage steeped in innovation

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  1. 2004 Inception at Goldman Sachs

    Inception as Goldman Sachs Reinsurance Group (GSRG)

  2. 2005 Acquisition of Allmerica Life

    Acquires Allmerica Life, renames it Commonwealth Life & Annuity

  3. 2006 Growth of a Reinsurance Platform

    Grows a robust reinsurance platform through Commonwealth

  4. 2009 Financial Crisis

    Offers insurers risk and capital management solutions to help manage the financial crisis

  5. 2011 Start of Individual Annuities

    Begins selling individual annuities through Commonwealth

  6. 2013 Separates from Goldman Sachs;
    Acquires AVIVA USA life business

    Separates from Goldman Sachs and incorporates as Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited;
    Acquires Aviva USA life insurance business from Athene and later relaunches it as Accordia Life and Annuity Company

  7. 2014 Forethought Financial Group

    Acquires Forethought Financial Group, which had purchased The Hartford’s annuity division in 2013; product portfolio expands with broader annuity offerings and a leading preneed life insurance platform

  8. 2016 Unifies Approach to Market

    Unifies all products and services under Global Atlantic brand

Our Products

  • Retirement Options

    Our comprehensive annuity portfolio helps you build your clients’ financial future through growth potential, income predictability and asset protection.

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  • Traditional Life

    Our life insurance products can support your clients’ protection, wealth transfer or small business needs.

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  • Preneed

    Our preneed policies help your clients minimize the financial burden on family members by planning and funding their final arrangements in advance.

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Meaningful Size and Scale

  • A
    A.M. Best

    Third of 13 | Outlook: Stable

  • A-
    Standard & Poor's

    Seventh of 21 | Outlook: Stable

  • A3

    Seventh of 21 | Outlook: Stable

  • A

    Sixth of 19 | Outlook: Stable