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  • 2/1/15 4:01 pm EST
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protective Life Corporation (NYSE: PL) (“Protective”) today announced the completion of the acquisition of Protective by The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited (“Dai-ichi Life”) in accordance with the terms of the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger dated June 3, 2014, among Protective, Dai-ichi Life and DL Investment (Delaware), Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life. As a result of the merger, each outstandingmore...
  • 1/28/15 5:00 pm EST
    The Protective Life Foundation announced today that it awarded nearly $4 million in donations and grants in 2014. In 2014, through grant dollars and volunteer hours, the Foundation touched 247 organizations focused on a wide spectrum of services, from addressing health disparities and hunger to supporting education, the arts and robust community revitalization projects.  Large nonprofit anchors such as the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, the Birmingham Zoo, the McWane Sciencemore...
  • 1/22/15 5:00 pm EST
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited (TSE: 8750), (“Dai-ichi Life”) and Protective Life Corporation (NYSE: PL), (“Protective”) today announced that Dai-ichi has received all necessary approvals from regulatory authorities in the United States and Japan for the previously announced proposed acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Protective Life Corporation pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger entered intomore...
  • 12/15/14 9:04 am EST
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protective Life Corporation (NYSE: PL) (“Protective”) today announced that the transaction contemplated by the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated June 3, 2014, with Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company Limited (Dai-ichi), a kabushiki kaisha organized under the laws of Japan, and DL Investment (Delaware), Inc., a Delaware corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of Dai-ichi, continues to progress toward closing of the Merger in the ordinary course.more...
  • 11/3/14 4:31 pm EST
    • Operating earnings of $1.33 per share, up 36% over 3Q13
    • Net income of $1.46 per share, up 27% over 3Q13
    • Rolling 12-month operating ROE of 12.9%
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protective Life Corporation (NYSE: PL) (“the Company”) today reported results for the third quarter of 2014. Net income for the third quarter of 2014 was $118.9 million or $1.46 per average diluted share, compared to $93.1 million or $1.15 per average diluted share in the third quarter of 2013. After-tax operating income was $107.9 million or $1.33 per average diluted share, compared to $79.5 million or $0.98 per average diluted share in themore...
  • 11/3/14 2:16 pm EST
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Protective Life Corporation (NYSE:PL) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.24 per share. The Corporation’s Board of Directors declared the quarterly dividend is to be paid on December 1, 2014, to share owners of record at the close of business on November 18, 2014. ABOUT PROTECTIVE LIFE CORPORATION Protective Life Corporation provides financial services through the production, distribution andmore...
  • 10/6/14 11:40 am EDT
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At a special meeting today, shareholders of Protective Life Corporation (NYSE: PL) (“Protective”, “the Company”) approved the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated June 3, 2014, with Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited (“Dai-ichi”), a kabushiki kaisha organized under the laws of Japan, and DL Investment (Delaware), Inc., a Delaware corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of Dai-ichi. The agreement provides for the merger of DL Investment (more...
  • 9/25/14 11:45 am EDT
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protective Life Corporation (NYSE: PL) (“Protective”) will announce third quarter 2014 results on Monday, November 3, 2014. Supplemental financial information will be available at release time on the Company’s website at www.protective.com. ABOUT PROTECTIVE LIFE CORPORATION Protective Life Corporation provides financial services through the production, distribution and administration of insurance and investment productsmore...
  • 9/18/14 5:56 pm EDT

    Participants can share what they are protective of, enter contest and help with non-profit donations.

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protective Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Protective Life Corporation, (NYSE: PL) today announced its upcoming “I AM PROTECTIVE” campaign. The campaign, which begins Sept. 19, allows people to share stories of what they are protective of in their lives through social media and the http://www.iamprotective.com website. By highlighting the humanity of being protective of the people and the things we cherish in life, Protective hopes tomore...
  • 9/17/14 5:23 pm EDT

    Campaign will donate $1 for every mention of #IAMPROTECTIVE on Sept. 20

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Protective Life Foundation and Nick’s Kids Fund have announced plans for a social media blitz to benefit Nick’s Kids Fund on September 20. The event is designed to raise awareness for Nick’s Kids and the “I AM PROTECTIVE” campaign by asking people to share what they are most protective of with the hashtag #IAMPROTECTIVE. For every post to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #IAMPROTECTIVE, the Protective Life Foundation will donate $1more...

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