American Equity Investment Life Holding Co.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Co.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Co.

Overview
Date Founded

1995

Headquarters

6000 Westown Parkway,West Des Moines, IA 50266-1004

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

530

Industries

Insurance: Life & Health

Company Description

American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. engages in the provision of insurance and annuity. It involves in the sale of fixed index and fixed rate annuities as well as life and health insurance. The company was founded by David J. Noble on December 15, 1995 and is headquartered in West Des Moines, IA.

Executives & Employees

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President

Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

President, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company

Assistant Vice President & Assistant Controller

Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Director

Director

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Board of Directors

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President at American Equity Investment Life Holding Co.

Former Executive Vice President-Legal & General Counsel at American Equity Investment Life Holding Co.

Consultant at Insurance Strategies Consulting LLC

Chief Executive Officer at Knapp Properties, Inc.

Senior Managing Director-Insurance Group at Griffin Financial Group LLC

Vice Chairman at Twenty Services, Inc.

Former Executive Vice President, Administration at West Bank, Inc.

Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at American Equity Investment Life Holding Co.

Chief Information Officer at Weber-Stephen Products LLC

Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Athene Holding Ltd.

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EARNEST Partners is an institutional investment firm with a global network that we believe enables us to see and to seize opportunities that other investors overlook or cannot access. The firm manages approximately $20 billion in assets for clients around the world, including corporate pension plans, state and municipal pension plans, jointly-trusteed plans, foundations, endowments and sovereign wealth funds. We also manage portfolios for high net worth individuals through the platforms of some of the largest broker dealers in the world. In addition to our separate account business, EARNEST Partners is the sole subadvisor for the Hancock Horizon Diversified International Fund, the Touchstone Total Return Bond Fund and the Harbor Small Cap Value Fund. The Firm manages Approximately $20 Billion in assets for clients around the world. Local Touch We are fundamental, bottom-up investors; our investment decisions focus on the merits of individual securities. We believe the best investment decisions are thoughtfully distilled from a pool of expertise, and we are pleased to offer our clients a team with the experience and the network to assess the relevant geopolitical issues, demographic trends and cultural considerations impacting our investments. As a component of our due diligence process, investment team members regularly perform company visits across the Americas, the Asia Pacific region, Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and the Sub-continent. Collectively, EARNEST Partners' stakeholders have lived and worked in dozens of countries, and are fluent in the language, commerce and culture of diverse economies that represent a significant portion of the world's economic value and future growth. We believe that identifying the most attractive investment opportunities takes the proper focus: a global focus.

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$2.84B
Total Enterprise Value
$3.51B
Earnings Per Share
$1.93
Revenue
$2.24B
Net Profit
$175M
Total Debt
$737M
Total Equity
$2.85B
Enterprise Value Sales
1.57x
TEVNet Income
20.11x
Debt TEV
0.21x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
9.98%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
10.02%
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