Timeline

  1. 2004

    Inception as Goldman Sachs Reinsurance Group (GSRG)

  2. 2005

    Acquires Allmerica Life, renames it Commonwealth Life & Annuity

  3. 2006

    Grows a robust reinsurance platform through Commonwealth

  4. 2007

    Grows a robust reinsurance platform through Commonwealth

  5. 2008

    Grows a robust reinsurance platform through Commonwealth

  6. 2009

    Offers insurers risk and capital management solutions to help manage the financial crisis

  7. 2011

    Begins selling individual annuities through Commonwealth

  8. 2013

    Separates from Goldman Sachs and incorporates as Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited; Acquires Aviva USA life insurance business from Athene and later relaunches it as Accordia Life

  9. 2014

    Acquires Forethought Financial Group, which had purchased The Hartford’s annuity division in 2013; product portfolio expands with broader annuity offerings and a leading preneed life insurance platform

  10. 2016

    Unifies approach to the marketplace with all product and services branded Global Atlantic