Fixed indexed annuities built for accumulation with highly competitive rates. A variety of index crediting strategies and exclusive indices deliver elite growth potential. The strong optional liquidity features bring added flexibility and peace of mind. 


Athene Performance Elite… for growth

High-performance 7, 10 and 15-year fixed indexed annuity solutions built for accumulation.

•Competitive Premium Bonus1 – Provides an immediate increase to the annuity's Accumulated Value.

•Multiple Index Interest Crediting Strategies – Allocate to strategies featuring a variety of crediting methods and underlying market indices.2

•Additional Features: Terminal Illness and Confinement Waivers3, Death Benefit4 and RMD "Friendly" withdrawals.5

•Free Withdrawals - Available in the first year5

Athene Performance Elite Plus ... for growth + liquidity

Includes all the features above plus a liquidity rider (for a charge) with features that are among the most robust in the industry.

•Enhanced Premium Bonus1

•Up to 10% free withdrawals per year, available immediately5

•Up to 20% free if no withdrawals are taken in the prior year5

•Return of Premium Benefit available after the fourth Contract Year6


1 Not available on Performance Elite 7 products. Premium Bonus varies by product. Premium Bonus annuities include a Premium Bonus Vesting Schedule and may include a lower Cap Rate, higher Spread Rate or other limitations not included in similar annuities that don't offer a Premium Bonus.

2 See the Indexed Strategy Inserts for more information. Note that Athene may add or eliminate index strategies from time to time. A specific strategy may not be available for the life of the contract.

3 Waivers/benefits may not be available in all states. Additional limitations, variations, and exclusions may apply. Please see Certificate of Disclosure for more information. 

4 After annuitization, payments will be consistent with the settlement option selected. 

5 Withdrawals and surrender may be subject to federal and state income tax and, except under certain circumstances, will be subject to an IRS penalty if taken prior to age 59½. Withdrawals are not credited with index interest in the year they are taken. Withdrawals in excess of the free amount are subject to a Withdrawal Charge, MVA and any Premium Bonus Vesting Adjustment which may result in the loss of principal. In Oregon, the Performance Elite 15 Plus Enhanced Free Withdrawal amount is 0% in the first year and increases to 10% beginning in the second contract year. 

6 After the fourth contract year, the Cash Surrender Value will never be less than the premium minus premium taxes (if applicable) and prior withdrawals, including Withdrawal Charges, Premium Bonus Vesting Adjustment and Market Value Adjustment on those withdrawals. 

ATHENE PERFORMANCE ELITE IS A PRODUCT OF THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND NOT GUARANTEED BY ANY BANK NOR INSURED BY FDIC OR NCUA/NCUSIF. MAY LOSE VALUE. NO BANK/CREDIT UNION GUARANTEE. NOT A DEPOSIT. NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY. MAY ONLY BE OFFERED BY A LICENSED INSURANCE AGENT. 

Athene Performance Elite fixed indexed annuity [GEN10 (04/14), GEN10 (04/14) G, GEN10 (07/14), GEN10 (09/14), ICC14 GEN10 (04/14), TBS10 (09/12) SR, TBS10 (09/12) SR G, ICC14 TBS10(04/14) SR, GEN10 (07/14) SR, TBS10 (04/14) SR, TBS15 (09/12), TBS15 (09/12) G, TBS15 (09/14), GEN15 (11/14) , PEPR (11/14), PEPR (11/14) G, ICC15 PEPR (11/14), ICC15 PEPRNMV (11/14)] issued by Athene Annuity and Life Company, West Des Moines, IA. Product features, limitations and availability vary; see the Certificate of Disclosure for details. Product not available in all states. Guarantees provided by annuities are subject to the financial strength of the issuing insurance company. 

For financial professional use only. Not to be used with the offer or sale of annuities. 

The term "financial professional" is not intended to imply engagement in an advisory business with compensation unrelated to sales. Financial professionals will be paid a commission on the sale of an Athene annuity. 


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