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Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) is now a Fortune 500 diversified family of financial services companies. Its total assets owned ($41 billion) and managed ($26 billion) totaled $67 billion as of Dec. 31, 2013.

Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its six life insurance subsidiaries (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: A.M. Best A+ Superior, Standard & Poor's AA Very Strong, Fitch AA Very Strong and Moody's* Aa3 Excellent. All of Western & Southern's life insurance companies have a Comdex Ranking* of 96.

Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.;¹ IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners, LLC¹ Touchstone Advisors, Inc.;¹ Touchstone Securities, Inc.;² W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.;² and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc.

Western & Southern is the title sponsor of the Western & Southern Open (www.wsopen.com), a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world's top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.

* Lafayette Life is not rated by Moody's and has a 97 Comdex Ranking.

¹ A registered investment advisor.

² A registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.

For current ratings, please visit http://www.westernsouthern.com/industry.asp.




We invite you to further explore our family of companies by clicking on the company names in the organizational chart below.

 
Family of Companies