Beginning as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company in 1888 in Cincinnati, Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) is marking its 125th anniversary in business and is now a Fortune 500 diversified family of financial services companies with assets owned and managed in excess of $60 billion as of March 31, 2013.
Western & Southern's six life insurance companies (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company; Western-Southern Life Assurance Company; Columbus Life Insurance Company; Integrity Life Insurance Company; The Lafayette Life Insurance Company; and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain the following financial strength ratings:
- Standard & Poor's AA+ Very Strong (currently the highest rating held by any life insurance company and making Western & Southern one of the eight highest-rated life insurance groups in the world),
- A.M. Best A+ Superior
- Fitch AA Very Strong
- Moody's1 Aa3 Excellent
- All of Western & Southern's life insurance companies have a Comdex Ranking of 97.
Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.;2 IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners, LLC, 2 Touchstone Advisors, Inc.;2 Touchstone Securities, Inc.;3 W&S Brokerage Services, Inc., 3 and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc.
Western & Southern is the title sponsor of the Western & Southern Open (www.wsopen.com) tennis tournament, a premier event in the U.S. Open Series featuring the world's top-ranked professional male and female players.
We invite you to further explore our family of companies by clicking on the company names in the organizational chart below.