NEW YORK, NY – January 24, 2017 – The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (“Guardian”) today announced that it had completed a private offering (the “Offering”) of $350 million aggregate principal amount of 4.850% Surplus Notes due 2077.
The surplus notes are unsecured debt obligations of Guardian. All payments of interest on or principal of the surplus notes, and any redemption payment, may be made only with the prior approval of the Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services.
The surplus notes were offered in a private offering exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”). The surplus notes were offered only to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A and to certain persons outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S, each under the Securities Act.
The surplus notes have not been registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered or sold within the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.
This press release is for informational purposes only and is neither an offer to sell or purchase, nor the solicitation of an offer to sell or purchase, securities and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any state or jurisdiction in which, or to any person to whom, such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian) is one of the largest mutual life insurers with $7.3 billion in capital and $1.5 billion in operating income (before taxes and dividends to policyholders) in 2015. Founded in 1860, the company has paid dividends to policyholders every year since 1868. Its offerings range from life insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, and investments to dental and vision insurance and employee benefits. The company has approximately 8,000 employees and a network of over 2,750 financial representatives in 58 agencies nationwide. For more information about Guardian, please follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.