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Global Atlantic Subsidiary Only Preneed Insurer Named to Ward's 50® List of Top Life Companies for Nine Consecutive Years


Atlantic Financial Group
's Forethought Life Insurance Company
subsidiary has been named by Ward's 50® as a top life and
health insurance company for the ninth consecutive year. No other
preneed carrier has been named to the list each of the last nine years.
The Ward Group is an Aon Hewitt company and the leading provider of
benchmarking and best practice services for insurance companies.

"We are proud to be the only preneed provider recognized by Ward's 50®
for nine years straight," said Dave Wilken, President, Life, Global
Atlantic Financial Group. "This honor is testament to our consistent
strategy, financial strength and performance, as well as the hard work
and commitment to excellence of our high-caliber employees, year after

In naming the recipients annually, Ward Group adheres to an objective
methodology based on financial and performance metrics analyzing more
than 700 companies during five consecutive years (2013-2017). Insurance
companies are evaluated and must pass minimum thresholds of assets and
return levels, among other metrics, to be considered for the Ward's 50®

Each of the top fifty companies is awarded the Ward's 50® Seal.
Each company listed has also passed all safety and consistency
screens and achieved superior performance over the five years analyzed.

Ward Group has conducted the Ward's 50® analysis since 1991.
It is a financial analysis of the insurance industry based on publicly
available data and conducted independently of the Ward Group annual
benchmarking programs.

About Global Atlantic

Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a
broad range of retirement, life and reinsurance products designed to
help our customers address financial challenges with confidence. A
variety of options help Americans customize a strategy to fulfill their
protection, accumulation, income, wealth transfer and end-of-life needs.
In addition, Global Atlantic offers custom solutions and responsive
service for the capital, risk and legacy-business management of life and
annuity insurance companies around the world.

Global Atlantic was founded at Goldman Sachs in 2004 and separated as an
independent company in 2013. Its success is driven by a unique heritage
that combines deep product and distribution knowledge with insightful
investment and risk management capabilities, alongside a strong
financial foundation.

Annuities are issued by Forethought Life Insurance Company, 300 North
Meridian Street, Suite 1800, Indianapolis, Indiana. Variable annuities
are underwritten and distributed by Global Atlantic Distributors, LLC.

Global Atlantic Financial Group (Global Atlantic) is the marketing name
for Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited and its subsidiaries,
including Accordia Life and Annuity Company, Commonwealth Annuity and
Life Insurance Company, Forethought Life Insurance Company and Global
Atlantic Re Limited. Each subsidiary is responsible for its own
financial and contractual obligations.

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