Banner Life Insurance Company

Legal & General America
3275 Bennett Creek Avenue
Frederick, Maryland 21704
1-800-638-8428
1-301-279-4800
Company Web: http://www.lgamerica.com

About Banner Life Insurance Company

Banner Life Insurance Company and William Penn Life Insurance Company of New York are the companies that underwrite and issue life insurance policies under the Legal & General America brand. They are in the business of providing financial protection through life insurance for families living in America from coast to coast.  William Penn, and Legal & General America are financially strong, fiscally responsible and committed to business practices that will make sure we will be here when you need us most.

Who is Legal & General America?

Banner’s parent company, Legal & General Group, formed Legal & General America as a holding company in 1981, and bought Government Employees Life Insurance Company (GELICO) and its NY affiliate. The GELICO name changed to Banner in 1983. William Penn was purchased by Legal & General Group Plc as a wholly owned subsidiary of Banner Life Insurance Company in 1989. While Banner and William Penn remain the companies that underwrite and issue our policies, they go to market under a single name, Legal & General America.

Financial Strength Ratings

A.M. Best (20 ratings)               A+ (2)
S&P (20 ratings)                        AA- (4)
Moody’s (21 ratings)                 N/A
Fitch (21 ratings)                       AA- (4)
Weiss (16 ratings)                     C (8)
Comdex Ranking (Percentile) 94

Ratings as of 10/20/16

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