NU Online News Service, Aug. 26, 4:57 p.m. – Zurich Life, Schaumburg, Ill, has introduced the Zurich Archway variable annuity.

The annuity offers a four-year surrender period, a choice of 26 subaccount options, a standard death benefit and two optional death benefit riders.

Zurich Life says it will be supporting the new annuity with “competitive up-front compensation” and a “generous trail commissions schedule.”

Zurich Life is a unit of Zurich Financial Services Group Inc., Zurich.