Bloomberg TV: Mike Downing

Athene COO Mike Downing on the need for simple, guaranteed income in retirement portfolios

Athene COO Mike Downing highlighted how Athene’s simple, guaranteed income business continues to see significant demand as individuals seek retirement solutions. Mike also talked about the long-term shift from defined benefit to defined contribution in the US, and how Athene is increasingly helping corporate plans to de-risk through Pension Group Annuities. 

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Annuity contracts and group annuity contracts are issued by Athene Annuity and Life Company (61689), West Des Moines, IA, in all states (except New York), and in D.C. and PR. Annuity contracts and group annuity contracts are issued by Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company of New York (68039), Pearl River, NY, in New York state. Payment obligations and guarantees are subject to the financial strength and claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance company. Insurance products may not be available in all states. These companies are not undertaking to provide investment advice for any individual or in any individual situation, and therefore nothing in this should be read as investment advice.

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