MGSV-MGIR Rate Increasing & CS Tech Edge Now UBS Tech Edge

Increase to MGSV-MGIR Rate:

American Equity is pleased to announce that the Minimum Guaranteed Surrender Value-Minimum Guaranteed Interest Rate (MGSV-MGIR) is increasing on American Equity fixed and fixed index annuity products. This change is effective as of January 1, 2024.

For all of the AssetShield™ series, IncomeShield™ series, EstateShield™ series, GuaranteeShield™ series and FlexShield™ 10 contracts, the new MGSV-MGIR rate will be 3.00%. 

Contracts issued on January 1, 2024, and after this date will receive the new rates. There will not be any adjustments made to the previously issued contracts made before January 1, 2024. There will be no exceptions to this rule. 
Index Name Update: Credit Suisse (CS) Tech Edge is Now Becoming UBS Tech Edge

Due to the purchase of Credit Suisse by UBS, the index sponsor is being changed from Credit Suisse International to UBS AG, London Branch. Shield Suite products with CS Tech Edge indices will be changed to UBS Tech Edge indices.

As a note, the American Equity materials and digital platforms will reflect this change as of January 1, 2024. Bloomberg and other platforms will update this change by by January 8, 2024.

The ticker will remain as CSEATEDG and the crediting rates will not change as a result of the name change.

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* Annuities and Rider issued under form series ICC22 BASE-IDX, ICC22 BASE-IDX-B, ICC21 BASE-IDX-MSP, ICC21 BASE-IDX-SP, ICC20 BASE-SPDA, ICC22 IDX-11-10, ICC22 IDX-10-10, ICC22 IDX-10-7, ICC22 IDX-10-5, ICC20 MSP-10, ICC21 IDX-12-10, ICC20 SPDA-3, ICC20 SPDA-5 ICC20 E-PTP-C, ICC20 E-PTP PR, ICC20 E-MPTP-C, ICC18 E-MPTP-A, ICC21 E-SC, ICC20 R-LIBR-FCP, ICC20 R-LIBR-FSP, ICC20 R LIBR-W-FCP, ICC20 R-LIBR-W-FSP, ICC21 R-LIBR-W-BAV, ICC20 R-EBR, ICC20 R-ERR, 21 R-ERR, ICC16 R-MVA, ICC18 R-WSC, ICC20 R-EBR and state variations thereof. Availability may vary by state.

Rates are set at issue and subject to change.
Guarantees are based on the financial strength and claims paying ability of American Equity and are not guaranteed by any bank or insured by the FDIC. *


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