Great-West Lifeco Inc.

Great-West Lifeco is a financial services holding company with interests in the life insurance, health insurance, retirement savings, investment management and reinsurance businesses. Co. has operations in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia through The Great-West Life Assurance Company, London Life Insurance Company, The Canada Life Assurance Company, Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company and Putnam Investments, LLC. Co., through its operating subsidiaries, provides protection and savings products that are distributed through multiple sales channels. Products are marketed under the Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life brands.
  • TickerGWO
  • ISINCA39138C1068
  • ExchangeToronto Stock Exchange
  • SectorLife Insurance
  • CountryCanada
Marcos Alvarez ...
  • Michael Driscoll

Great-West Lifeco Inc.: Rating Report

On November 12, 2020, DBRS Limited (DBRS Morningstar) confirmed Great-West’s Issuer Rating and Debentures rating at A (high) as well as its Non-Cumulative First Preferred Shares rating at Pfd-2 (high). DBRS Morningstar also confirmed Canada Life's Financial Strength Rating and Issuer Rating at AA, its Subordinated Debentures rating at AA (low), and its Preferred Shares rating at Pfd-1. At the same time, DBRS Morningstar confirmed Canada Life Capital Trust’s Capital Trust Securities (CLiCS) rating at A (high). All trends are Stable.

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  • Michael Driscoll

DBRS Morningstar Confirms Great-West Lifeco Inc. at A (high) and The Canada Life Assurance Company at AA, Stable Trends

Please refer to PDF document for more detail about our research: DBRS Morningstar Confirms Great-West Lifeco Inc. at A (high) and The Canada Life Assurance Company at AA, Stable Trends

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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

Summary Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360˚ view of the company. Key Highlights Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers') is a provider of single profession pension plans. The company offerings include paying pensions and investing plan assets on behalf of working and retired teachers. Its investment portfolio is classified into various asset groups incl...

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The Empire Life Insurance Co - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report

Summary The Empire Life Insurance Co - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company's structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360˚ view of the company. Key Highlights The Empire Life Insurance Co (The Empire Life), a subsidiary of E-L Financial Corporation Limited, is a provider of wealth management, employee benefits, and individual insurance products. It offers permanent life insurance, permanent participating life insurance, critical illne...

Dave Nicoski ...
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Summary Marketline's Sun Life Financial Inc. Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments report includes business description, detailed reports on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestments, capital raisings, venture capital investments, ownership and partnership transactions undertaken by Sun Life Financial Inc. since January2007. Marketline's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organization to sustain its competitive ad...

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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances And Investments

Summary Marketline's Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments report includes business description, detailed reports on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestments, capital raisings, venture capital investments, ownership and partnership transactions undertaken by Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan since January2007. Marketline's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organization to sustain its ...

Marcos Alvarez ...
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Great-West Lifeco Inc.: Rating Report

On November 12, 2020, DBRS Limited (DBRS Morningstar) confirmed Great-West’s Issuer Rating and Debentures rating at A (high) as well as its Non-Cumulative First Preferred Shares rating at Pfd-2 (high). DBRS Morningstar also confirmed Canada Life's Financial Strength Rating and Issuer Rating at AA, its Subordinated Debentures rating at AA (low), and its Preferred Shares rating at Pfd-1. At the same time, DBRS Morningstar confirmed Canada Life Capital Trust’s Capital Trust Securities (CLiCS) rating at A (high). All trends are Stable.

Marcos Alvarez ...
  • Michael Driscoll

DBRS Morningstar Confirms Great-West Lifeco Inc. at A (high) and The Canada Life Assurance Company at AA, Stable Trends

Please refer to PDF document for more detail about our research: DBRS Morningstar Confirms Great-West Lifeco Inc. at A (high) and The Canada Life Assurance Company at AA, Stable Trends

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  • Marcos Alvarez

Great-West Lifeco Reports Solid Q3 2020 Results Driven by Growth in Its Reinsurance Business

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (Great-West or the Company) reported another solid quarter, with net income increasing 13% from Q3 2019. However, excluding the $94 million post-tax gain from the sale of Irish Progressive Services International Limited, net income would have been relatively stable.

Marcos Alvarez ...
  • Michael Driscoll

DBRS Morningstar Comments on Great-West’s Announcement to Acquire MassMutual’s Retirement Services Business

Please refer to PDF document for more detail about our research: DBRS Morningstar Comments on Great-West’s Announcement to Acquire MassMutual’s Retirement Services Business

Komal Rizvi ...
  • Marcos Alvarez

Great-West Lifeco's Q2 2020 Results Positively Affected by Financial Market's Rebound

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (Great-West or the Company) reported strong results in Q2 2020 with net income climbing to $863 million, a 31% jump from Q2 2019, after excluding a $199 million one-off charge related to the sale of the U.S. individual life insurance and annuity business via indemnity reinsurance last year.

GREAT WEST LIFECO with less fundamental stars is reduced to Neutral

GREAT WEST LIFECO (CA), a company active in the Life Insurance industry, loses a star(s) at the fundamental level and sees its general evaluation downgraded. The independent financial analyst theScreener just removed a fundamental star(s) for a 3 over 4-star rating. As such, market behaviour remains unchanged and is evaluated as moderately risky. theScreener believes that the loss of a star(s) merits downgrade to the general evaluation of the title, which passes to Neutral. As of the analysis date September 11, 2020, the closing price was CAD 26.27 and its expected value was estimated at CAD 2...

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