Western & Southern Financial Group
Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. (Western & Southern) has grown into a diversified family of financial services companies. Its assets owned ($47.2 billion) and managed ($22.3 billion) total $69.5 billion as of Sept 30, 2017.
Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its six life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain very strong financial ratings and a Comdex Ranking* of 96.
Western & Southern offers consumers and businesses the financial products and services they require to meet their insurance needs and investment goals. We leverage our financial strength to fuel impressive growth through strategic acquisitions, increases in current product revenue stream, and expansion into new channels and businesses.
Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.1; IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners, LLCą; Touchstone Advisors, Inc.1; Touchstone Securities, Inc.2; W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.2; and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc.
Western & Southern is the title sponsor of the Western & Southern Open (www.wsopen.com), a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world's top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.
The following links provide additional information about Western & Southern:
- Visit our Web site for more information about our business partners, vision and mission, and career opportunities.
- Download our 2016 Annual Report, 2015 Annual Report, 2014 Annual Report, 2013 Annual Report, 2012 Annual Report, 2011 Annual Report, 2010 Annual Report, 2009 Annual Report, 2008 Annual Report, 2007 Annual Report, 2006 Annual Report, 2005 Annual Report, 2004 Annual Report, 2003 Annual Report, 2002 Annual Report or 2001 Annual Report as a PDF file.
- Read our 2016 news releases, 2015 news releases, 2014 news releases, and 2013 news releases.
- Learn about our corporate citizenship.
* Lafayette Life has a 97 Comdex Ranking.
1 A registered investment advisor.
Ratings are current as of 4/15/16 and refer to the claims-paying ability of the insurance company and not to the safety, stability, or performance of any investment product. The Comdex is a mathematical ranking used to consolidate financial strength ratings from the four major rating agencies because each rating service uses a different scale. It ranks companies on a scale of 1 (lowest) to 100 (highest) in relation to other companies that have been rated by the rating agencies.
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