Americo - Who We Are

We’re in this for life

Service is the cornerstone of our business

At Americo, it’s the people who make things work. We are progressive in our thinking. We are solutions-oriented. We offer innovative product solutions that can be tailored to fit your situation.

A portrait of financial stability

“A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best

Our priority is always our clients’ financial security. To make sure we stay at the top of our game for  you, we strive to meet and exceed the highest industry standards.

An independent rating firm routinely assesses the financial strength, stability, and claims paying ability of Americo. We continue to receive a high-performance rating from an independent evaluator, A.M. Best.

A.M. Best rating for Americo Financial Life and Annuity Insurance Company (Americo), October 2021. Americo Financial Life and Annuity Insurance Company has a financial strength rating of A (Excellent, 3rd out of 15 rating categories.) A.M. Best’s rating is assigned after a comprehensive quantitative and qualitative evaluation of a company’s balance sheet strength, operating performance, and business profile. A.M. Best uses a scale of 15 ratings, ranging from “A++” to “F.”

Americo’s History

The roots of the Americo family of companies date back more than 100 years.  Americo Life, Inc., our holding company1, is currently one of the largest, independent, privately held insurance companies in the United States.2

The Americo family of companies includes:

  • Americo Financial Life and Annuity Insurance Company (formerly known as The College Life Insurance Company, founded in 1946)
  • Great Southern Life Insurance Company, founded in 1909
  • United Fidelity Life Insurance Company, National Farmers Union Life Insurance Company, and Investors Life Insurance Company of North America

Each of these companies has a long, successful history on which Americo is building its future.


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