BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protective Life Corporation (“Protective”), a wholly owned U.S.
subsidiary of The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited (TSE:8750)
(“Dai-ichi Life”), today announced that its principal subsidiary,
Protective Life Insurance Company (“Protective Life”), completed the
acquisition via reinsurance of certain blocks of business from Genworth
Life and Annuity Insurance Company (“Genworth”), Richmond, Virginia.
John D. Johns, Protective’s Chairman and CEO said, “We are very pleased
to announce the closing of this transaction. It is the second largest
acquisition in our history and the first after becoming part of Dai-ichi
Life. Our ability to consummate this important transaction again
demonstrates how our industry-leading acquisition capabilities can drive
growth at Protective. Notwithstanding the significant capital investment
in this transaction, we continue to have substantial available capital,
and we are ready to pursue other acquisition opportunities.”
The transaction was originally announced on September 30, 2015. Please
see the Acquisition Fact Sheet in the Newsroom section of the Company’s
website for more details on Protective’s acquisition segment history.
ABOUT PROTECTIVE LIFE CORPORATION
Protective Life Corporation is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. The
Company provides financial services through the production, distribution
and administration of insurance and investment products throughout the
U.S. As of September 30, 2015, Protective had assets of approximately
For more information about Protective, please visit http://www.protective.com.
ABOUT DAI-ICHI LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited (TSE: 8750) is one of the
largest life insurance companies in Japan as measured by total assets as
of June 30, 2015. Founded on September 15, 1902, Dai-ichi Life was the
oldest mutual insurance company in Japan until it was demutualized and
listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on April 1, 2010. As of June 30,
2015, total assets were ¥50.2 trillion (USD $410.4 billion) on a
consolidated basis. Based in Tokyo, Dai-ichi Life has approximately
67,000 employees and 1,345 sales offices throughout Japan. It also has
overseas life insurance businesses in Australia, Vietnam, Indonesia,
India and Thailand, as well as offices in New York, Singapore, London,
Beijing, and Shanghai.
For more information about Dai-ichi Life, please visit http://www.dai-ichi-life.co.jp/english/.