American Equity Schedules Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--()--American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) announced today that it will release first quarter 2014 earnings after the close of market on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. The first quarter earnings release and financial supplement will be posted on the American Equity website (www.american-equity.com) at that time.

EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL

AEL will hold a conference call to discuss first quarter 2014 earnings on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. CDT. The conference call will be webcast live on the Internet. Investors and interested parties who wish to listen to the call on the Internet may do so at www.american-equity.com.

The call may also be accessed by telephone at 866-515-2909, passcode 15834723 (international callers, please dial 617-399-5123). An audio replay will be available shortly after the call on AEL’s website. An audio replay will also be available via telephone through May 22, 2014, by calling 888-286-8010, passcode 43428446 (international callers will need to dial 617-801-6888).

ABOUT AMERICAN EQUITY

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, through its wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, is a full service underwriter of annuity and life insurance products, with a primary emphasis on the sale of index and fixed rate annuities. The company’s headquarters are located at 6000 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, Iowa, 50266. The mailing address of the company is: P.O. Box 71216, Des Moines, Iowa 50325.

Contacts

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company
John M. Matovina, Chief Executive Officer, 515-457-1813
jmatovina@american-equity.com
or
Ted M. Johnson, Chief Financial Officer, 515-457-1980
tjohnson@american-equity.com
or
Debra J. Richardson, Chief Administrative Officer, 515-273-3551
drichardson@american-equity.com
or
Julie L. LaFollette, Director of Investor Relations, 515-273-3602
jlafollette@american-equity.com

Release Summary

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company first quarter 2014 earnings release.

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Contacts

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company
John M. Matovina, Chief Executive Officer, 515-457-1813
jmatovina@american-equity.com
or
Ted M. Johnson, Chief Financial Officer, 515-457-1980
tjohnson@american-equity.com
or
Debra J. Richardson, Chief Administrative Officer, 515-273-3551
drichardson@american-equity.com
or
Julie L. LaFollette, Director of Investor Relations, 515-273-3602
jlafollette@american-equity.com