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Acquisition of Irish Life by Great-West Lifeco of Canada

Acquisition of Irish Life by Great-West Lifeco of Canada

Irish Life has welcomed the announcement of an agreement between Great-West Lifeco of Canada and the Irish Government on the acquisition of the business of Irish Life by the Canadian company. The transaction is expected to close by the end of Quarter 2 and is subject to regulatory approvals.

Welcoming the deal, David Harney, CEO of Irish Life Corporate Business, said “Great-West Lifeco is a very good fit for the Irish Life business, with highly rated financial strength and long-term commitment to the Irish market. Irish Life Corporate Business customers will see no change in the day-to-day operation of their Irish Life schemes, and can look forward to the benefits of our on-going commitment to innovation and excellence in group pensions, group insurance and annuities in the years ahead.”

Please view the press release issued by Irish Life, and Question and Answer document for customers. We would welcome any questions you might have in relation to the transaction.

Please also see the official statement from the Department of Finance and the Great-West Lifeco statement