Financial health & stability at our core

We’re the US insurance division of Legal & General Group, a global financial leader.

We stand behind the promises you make to your clients

Your reputation is on the line every day with the promises you make to your clients. For more than over 70 years, we’ve made — and kept — our long-term promises to our customers and the advisors who helped them get the protection their families need.

What the world’s financial experts say about us

We continue to share high ratings with our parent company (Legal & General Group) from three of the world’s most regarded independent financial and insurance rating companies.




A COMDEX score is a composite of all the financial strength ratings a company has received, ranging from 1-100. Not many life companies have a score as high as ours. 


Very Strong Rating Fitch and S&P

Fitch and S&P make up two of the worlds “big three” agencies that analyze a company’s financial strength and ability to repay debt without concern. They provide an important service that protects lenders, borrowers, and especially consumers in the insurance industry.


Superior Rating A.M. Best
Like a consumer credit rating agency, A.M. Best is another independent firm that measures an insurance company’s ability to pay claims and meet other financial responsibilities.

Here are a few stand-out stats that highlight our financial health & stability

New coverage ranks us #2
Legal & General America is ranked the number two provider of term life insurance in the US, issuing more than $57 billion in new coverage in 2020. We also issued approximately $1.6 billion in new annuity contracts in 2020 to over 26,600 annuitants.1

$782 billion of coverage in force
Legal & General America continues to grow at record pace — our life insurance in force is over $782 billion. 2

Over $6.8 billion in invested assets
Another testament to our financial strength, the Legal & General America operating companies had over $6.8 billion in assets at year-end 2021.3

Capitalization is more than double the industry average
Capitalization may sound like a big word, but in the financial world it’s a big deal.  It assesses the level of a company’s assets available to pay future liabilities, such as current and future policyholder benefits. The Pure Capital Ratio measures the cushion a company has against a decline in the value of its assets. Our Pure Capital Ratio was 17.8%, more than the industry average of 12.1%.4

Paying claims: The numbers that matter most

Our financial strength lies in our ability to be there when our customers need us most. 

  • 4,141 families and businesses were the beneficiaries of our policies in 2021
  • Over $1.2 millionclaims paid last year
  • 99.9% of life insurance claims were paid

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1. Top five term life ranking based on coverage in the brokerage channel, 2020 LIMRA US Retail Individual Life Insurance Sales By Channel. 2. Year-end 2020. 3. Statutory Returns 2020. 4. Year-end 2020 ALIRT Insurance Research