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Financial Strength

 

Our financial ratings continue to remain strong through market changes and challenging economic climates.

Ratings

At Empower, we have a history of strong performance, even in challenging economic climates. The following ratings represent the opinions of the rating agencies regarding the financial strength of our primary insurance companies, Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company and Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company of New York, and their ability to meet ongoing obligations to their policyholders.

GWL&A Financial Ratings1

AA

Standard & Poor’s Rating Services

Financial Strength: Very strong (second highest of nine categories)

Aa3

Moody’s Investor Service

Financial Strength: Excellent (second highest of nine categories)

AA

Fitch Ratings

Financial Strength: Very strong (second highest of nine categories)

A+

A.M. Best Company, Inc.

Financial strength: Superior (highest of 7 rating categories and second highest of thirteen possible ratings)

GWL&A of NY Financial Ratings1

AA

Standard & Poor’s Rating Services

Financial Strength: Very strong (second highest of nine categories)

Aa3

Moody’s Investor Service

Financial Strength: Excellent (second highest of nine categories)

AA

Fitch Ratings

Financial Strength: Very strong (second highest of nine categories)

A+

A.M. Best Company, Inc.

Financial strength: Superior (highest of 7 rating categories and second highest of thirteen possible ratings)

1 These ratings are subject to change and do not pertain to any offered product or any affiliates or subsidiaries.

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Securities offered and/or distributed by GWFS Equities, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. GWFS is an affiliate of Empower Retirement, LLC; Great-West Funds, Inc.; and registered investment adviser, Advised Assets Group, LLC. Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. This material is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide investment, legal or tax recommendations or advice.

IMPORTANT: The projections, or other information generated on the website by the investment analysis tool regarding the likelihood of various investment outcomes, are hypothetical in nature, do not reflect actual investment results and are not guarantees of future results. The results may vary with each use and over time.

Insurance products are issued by or offered through Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company, Corporate Headquarters: Greenwood Village, CO; or in New York, by Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company of New York, Home Office: New York, NY. Guarantees are subject to the terms and conditions of the contract and the claims-paying ability of the insurer.

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