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Athene Holding Ltd (ATH.N)

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Athene Announces Retirement Of Frank L. Gillis, CEO Of Athene Life Re & Company Co-Founder
Friday, 14 Jun 2019 

June 14 (Reuters) - Athene Holding Ltd ::ATHENE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF FRANK L. GILLIS, CEO OF ATHENE LIFE RE AND COMPANY CO-FOUNDER.ATHENE HOLDING LTD - SEAN BRENNAN TO OVERSEE ATHENE'S FLOW REINSURANCE BUSINESS IN ADDITION TO PENSION RISK TRANSFER ROLE.ATHENE HOLDING LTD - GILLIS WILL CONTINUE HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH COMPANY AS EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF ALRE BOARD.  Full Article

Athene Launches Preferred Stock Offering
Wednesday, 5 Jun 2019 

June 5 (Reuters) - Athene Holding Ltd ::ATHENE LAUNCHES PREFERRED STOCK OFFERING.ATHENE HOLDING - TO USE PROCEEDS OF PREFERRED STOCK OFFERING TO SUPPORT A PORTION OF ITS FUNDING COMMITMENT TO ATHENE CO-INVEST REINSURANCE AFFILIATE.  Full Article

Athene Holding Q1 Earnings Per Share $3.64
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 

Athene Holding Ltd ::. REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2019 RESULTS.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $3.64.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $1.72 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.QTRLY INCOME PER ADJUSTED OPERATING SHARE $1.50.BOOK VALUE PER SHARE OF $52.12 AT QUARTER END, AN INCREASE OF 23%.ROE OF 30.8% FOR QUARTER ENDED MARCH 31, 2019.QTRLY NET INVESTMENT INCOME $855 MILLION VERSUS $1,066 MILLION.  Full Article

Athene And Annexus Announce Expanded Annuity Lineup
Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019 

March 26 (Reuters) - Athene Holding Ltd ::ATHENE AND ANNEXUS ANNOUNCE EXPANDED ANNUITY LINEUP.ATHENE USA - ATHENE AND ANNEXUS WILL ALSO LAUNCH A NEW FIA WITH A BUILT-IN INCOME RIDER FOR NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE - ATHENE VELOCITY.ATHENE USA - NEW BCA 2.0 FIA INCLUDES NEW INDICES DESIGNED BY ROBERT SHILLER AND JEREMY SIEGEL.  Full Article

Athene Holding Reports Q4 Loss Per Share Of $0.53
Monday, 25 Feb 2019 

Feb 25 (Reuters) - Athene Holding Ltd ::. REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2018 RESULTS.Q4 LOSS PER SHARE $0.53.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $1.20 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.BOOK VALUE PER SHARE OF $42.45 AT QUARTER-END, A DECREASE OF 9% FOR YEAR-OVER-YEAR PERIOD ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2018.ADJUSTED OPERATING INCOME FOR Q4 2018 WAS $240 MILLION, A DECREASE OF $73 MILLION, OR 23%, FROM Q4 2017.QTRLY TOTAL REVENUES $1,154 MILLION VERSUS $3,872 MILLION.QTRLY ADJUSTED OPERATING EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.23.  Full Article

Lincoln Financial Group Announces Reinsurance Transaction With Athene And Accelerated Share Repurchase Program
Monday, 10 Dec 2018 

Dec 10 (Reuters) - Lincoln National Corp ::LINCOLN FINANCIAL GROUP ANNOUNCES REINSURANCE TRANSACTION WITH ATHENE AND ACCELERATED SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM.LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP - WILL DEPLOY UP TO $500 MILLION IN CAPITAL, PRIMARILY THROUGH ACCELERATED SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM.LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP - TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO BE ACCRETIVE TO LINCOLN FINANCIAL'S EARNINGS PER SHARE IN 2019.LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP - ENTERED AGREEMENT WITH UNIT OF ATHENE HOLDING TO REINSURE ABOUT $7.7 BILLION OF IN-FORCE FIXED AND FIXED INDEXED ANNUITY PRODUCTS.LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP - UNDER TERMS OF REINSURANCE AGREEMENT, CO WILL RETAIN ACCOUNT ADMINISTRATION AND RECORDKEEPING OF ANNUITY POLICIES.LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP - TRANSACTION WAS DATED DECEMBER 7, 2018 AND IS EFFECTIVE AS OF OCTOBER 1, 2018.  Full Article

Athene Announces Block Reinsurance Transaction With Lincoln Financial Group & New Share Repurchase Authorization
Monday, 10 Dec 2018 

Dec 10 (Reuters) - Athene Holding Ltd ::ATHENE ANNOUNCES BLOCK REINSURANCE TRANSACTION WITH LINCOLN FINANCIAL GROUP AND NEW SHARE REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION.ATHENE HOLDING - NEARLY $1 BILLION OF COMBINED CAPITAL DEPLOYMENT.ATHENE HOLDING - COMBINED CAPITAL DEPLOYMENT THROUGH BLOCK REINSURANCE TRANSACTION WITH LINCOLN FINANCIAL GROUP, NEW SHARE REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION.ATHENE HOLDING LTD - APPROVED A NEW AUTHORIZATION FOR REPURCHASE OF UP TO $250 MILLION OF COMPANY'S OUTSTANDING COMMON STOCK.ATHENE HOLDING LTD - AT A LATER DATE, ALRE MAY ELECT TO CEDE A MINORITY SHARE OF LIABILITIES FROM TRANSACTION TO AN AFFILIATE.ATHENE HOLDING - ALRE TO REINSURE 80% QUOTA SHARE OF $9.6 BILLION IN-FORCE BLOCK OF FIXED DEFERRED, FIXED INDEXED ANNUITIES ON MODIFIED COINSURANCE BASIS.  Full Article

Athene Holding Q3 Earnings Per Share $3.23
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Athene Holding Ltd ::REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2018 RESULTS.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $3.23.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.74 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.BOOK VALUE PER SHARE OF $45.97 AT QUARTER-END.ATHENE HOLDING - IN QUARTER RECOGNIZED A $40 MILLION TAX BENEFIT RESULTING FROM REVERSAL OF TAXES ACCRUED DURING FIRST 6 MONTHS OF 2018.GENERATED ORGANIC DEPOSITS OF $3.3 BILLION DURING Q3, AN INCREASE OF 16%.QTRLY NET INVESTMENT INCOME $1,070 MILLION VERSUS $820 MILLION.  Full Article

Athene Revises Investment Management Arrangements With Apollo
Thursday, 20 Sep 2018 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Athene Holding Ltd ::ATHENE ANNOUNCES REVISED INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS WITH APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT.ATHENE - UNDER NEW ARRANGEMENTS, CO WOULD PAY A BASE FEE OF 22.5 BPS PER YEAR ON ALL OF CO'S INVESTED ASSETS UP TO LEVEL AS OF JAN 1, 2019.ATHENE HOLDING LTD - UNDER NEW ARRANGEMENTS, CO WOULD PAY A BASE FEE OF 15 BPS ON ALL FUTURE INVESTED ASSETS ABOVE THE LEVEL.ATHENE HOLDING LTD - UNDER REVISED INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS, ALL ASSETS IN CO'S PORTFOLIO WILL BE SUBJECT TO BASE FEE & SUB-ALLOCATION FEE.ATHENE HOLDING LTD - SUB-ALLOCATION FEES WILL BE DETERMINED BY A FOUR-TIERED RATE STRUCTURE BASED ON ALPHA-GENERATING ABILITY OF EACH INVESTED ASSET.ATHENE - REVISED ARRANGEMENTS WILL HAVE A 4-YEAR INITIAL TERM COMMENCING UPON SHAREHOLDER APPROVAL OF CERTAIN AMENDMENTS TO CO'S BYE-LAWS IN 2019.  Full Article

Athene Holding Announces Pricing Of Secondary Offering Of Common Shares
Wednesday, 7 Mar 2018 

March 7 (Reuters) - Athene Holding Ltd ::ATHENE HOLDING LTD. ANNOUNCES THE PRICING OF SECONDARY OFFERING OF COMMON SHARES.ATHENE HOLDING - ‍ PRICING UNDERWRITTEN SECONDARY OFFERING OF 10.3 MILLION CLASS A COMMON SHARES AT $49.70 PER SHARE​.ATHENE HOLDING LTD - ‍ALL OF CLASS A COMMON SHARES ARE BEING SOLD BY A UNIT OF ABU DHABI INVESTMENT AUTHORITY​.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources

(Adds comment from Athene) By Suzanne Barlyn May 23 New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people familiar with the matter. At issue is whether brokers, who help put such deals together, solicited insurers who are not licensed in New York to take on the pension transfers,