Athene CEO: IPO timing couldn’t have been better
A potential delay for the DOL fiduciary rule, rising interest rates and an uptick in the financial markets boosted Athene's stock offering.
Athene raises $1.08 billion in 3rd-biggest U.S. IPO of 2016
Under the purview of industry stalwart and Chief Executive Officer Jim Belardi, Athene has become a jewel for Leon Black’s Apollo.
Apollo-backed Athene to be valued up to $7.8 billion in IPO
The Bermuda-based annuity provider filed to sell 23.8 million shares at between $38 and $42 each.
MetLife files for spinoff of U.S. unit after weighing IPO
MetLife's U.S. retail unit, Brighthouse, offers policies with death benefits, as well as retirement products such as variable annuities.
Apollo-backed Athene expands mortgage bond wager ahead of IPO
Athene is building its investment portfolio around home loans as it prepares for an IPO.
MetLife ponders partial sale of U.S. life insurance unit
The insurer is weighing a possible sale, spinoff or public offering after facing increased regulation on their retail sale operations.
Apollo-backed Athene sees 2016 accounting fix after IPO delayed
Chief Executive Officer Jim Belardi is working to improve financial reporting after postponing an IPO that was initially targeted for this year.
ING 2 billion-Euro IPO to test buyer appetite as prices fall
Shares of companies that have gone public in Europe this year have underperformed the wider market.
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How Twitter can slash your client's tax bill
Ahead of Twitter's IPO, its executives are using estate planning strategies that could benefit your non-mogul clients, too.