Meet Global Atlantic

We’re a strong company with a rich heritage

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See what drives our growth and how we may help elevate your business too – get to know Global Atlantic from our senior leaders with these short-form videos.

Advance with a company with an incredible history.

Since inception as the Goldman Sachs Reinsurance Group in 2004, we have patiently and thoughtfully built a leading retirement and life insurance company. In February 2021, KKR acquired a majority ownership stake in Global Atlantic, which operates as a subsidiary and standalone business. We have achieved this success through strategic acquisitions and a focus on growth by delivering clear value for our distribution partners and customers.

2004

Inception as Goldman Sachs Reinsurance Group

2005

Acquires Allmerica Life, renames it Commonwealth Annuity and Life

2009

Acquires First Allmerica Financial Life Insurance Company

2011

Starts selling annuities through Commonwealth

2013

Separates from Goldman Sachs and incorporates as Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited. Acquires AVIVA USA life insurance business line and renamed Accordia Life

2014

Acquires Forethought Life Insurance Company: includes preneed business and annuity businesses built on capabilities acquired from The Hartford

2016

All products and services branded Global Atlantic

2021

Global Atlantic becomes a majority-owned subsidiary of the KKR public company

See how we rate

The caliber of the company you and your clients engage with is as important as its offerings. Our insurance companies maintain high financial strength ratings from third-party agencies.

A

A.M. Best: “Excellent”
(third highest of 13)1
Outlook: Stable

A2

Moody’s
(sixth of 21)2
Outlook: Stable

A

Fitch: “Strong”
(sixth of 19)1
Outlook: Stable

A

Standard & Poor’s “Strong”
(seventh of 21)1
Outlook: Stable

Ratings as of 3/1/2022.

Meet our leadership team

Allan Levine

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Rob Arena

Co-President and Head of Individual Markets

Kim Lee

Chief Financial Officer

Paula Nelson

Head of Strategic Growth, Individual Markets

Dan O'Shea

Chief Administrative Officer

Samuel Ramos

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Secretary

Manu Sareen

Co-President and Head of Institutional Markets

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