The Board of Directors has established a record date of October 17, 2008 and scheduled the special meeting of shareholders on November 25, 2008, subject to completion of the Securities and Exchange Commission review process.
Shareholders are urged to read the proxy statement regarding the proposed transaction when it becomes available, because it will contain important information. Shareholders will be able to obtain a free copy of the proxy statement (when available), as well as other filings containing information about the Company, without charge, at the SEC’s internet site (http://www.sec.gov). Copies of the proxy statement and any filings with the SEC that will be incorporated by reference in the proxy statement can also be obtained, without charge, by directing a request to RGA, Investor Relations, by phone to (636) 736-7243, in writing to Mr. John Hayden, Vice President-Investor Relations, Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated, 1370 Timberlake Manor Parkway, Chesterfield, Missouri, 63017, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The directors and executive officers of the Company and other persons may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies in respect to the proposed transaction. Information regarding the Company’s directors and executive officers is available in the proxy statement/prospectus dated August 4, 2008 for its special meeting of shareholders held on September 5, 2008, which was filed with the SEC on August 4, 2008. Other information regarding the participants in the proxy solicitation and a description of their direct and indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, will be contained in the proxy statement and other relevant materials to be filed with the SEC when they become available.
RGA, through its various operating subsidiaries, is among the largest global providers of life reinsurance. RGA has subsidiary companies or offices in Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Poland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Worldwide, RGA has approximately $2.2 trillion of life reinsurance in force, and assets of $22.4 billion.