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Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America Fact Sheet


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									                                                                     Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
                                                                     5701 Golden Hills Drive
                                                                     Minneapolis, Minn., 55416

                                                                                           For additional information:
                                                                                           Brett J. Weinberg

                     Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
                                         Fact Sheet
   Founded in 1896 and based in Minneapolis, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America is a leading
   provider of fixed and variable annuities, life insurance policies, and long term care insurance products in the
   United States. There are more than 2,500 Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America employees in the
   United States.

   The Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America distribution system has grown to become possibly one
   of the largest in the North American insurance industry, with over 220,000 contracted independent agents,
   registered representatives, brokers, and financial planners.

   Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America’s gross earned premium has increased from just over $3
   billion in 2000 to more than $13 billion in 2005. The company had total assets of over $63.5 billion as of
   12/31/05. In addition, in 2005, the company was the #1 writer of fixed annuities among independent agents1 and
   has held the #1 position in the sale of fixed index annuities in the United States for six consecutive years.2 With
   fixed index annuity premiums of $8.7 billion and 32 percent of the overall market share, the company outpaced
   its nearest rival by $6 billion in 2005.3 Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America is also ranked as the
   #7 long term care insurance provider in the United States.4

   Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America is one of the primary companies of Allianz AG. Allianz AG
   employs over 177,000 people worldwide and is one of the world's largest integrated financial services
   organizations with operations in 70 countries around the globe. The company was ranked as the 16th largest
   corporation in the world based on revenue (Fortune, August 2006).

Products and Services
   Fixed Life and Annuity Products
   Allianz products represent a new generation of innovative annuities, life insurance, and long term care
   policies designed to protect against the financial risks of living a long life, rather than dying young.
   Featuring value-added benefits backed by long-term guarantees, our fixed life and annuities products
       • Fixed annuities
       • Fixed index annuities (FIAs)
       • Fixed index life insurance (FIUL)
       • Universal life and term life insurance policies

   Variable Products
   Allianz Life Financial Services, LLC™ distributes variable annuity products that include a wide range of
   investment options with various levels of risk and reward. Whether consumers’ investment strategies are
   aggressive, conservative, or somewhere in between, our variable products division works hand-in-hand with
   registered representatives to offer consumers innovative products to help them meet their financial goals.
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     Long Term Care Insurance
     Long term care insurance can help preserve consumers’ assets by providing benefits to cover the costs of
     care services, whether delivered in a nursing home, assisted living facility, or in their own home. Long term
     care insurance can be especially important to middle income consumers, as the costs of care services can
     potentially exhaust an individual's retirement savings.

     Broker/Dealer Services

     A subsidiary of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, USAllianz Securities® is a full-service
     broker/dealer offering a variety of products by an array of leading companies. In November of 2005, Allianz
     Life Insurance Company of North America acquired Questar Capital Corporation and Questar Asset
     Management, a national securities broker/dealer and registered investment advisor based in Ann Arbor,
     Michigan. USAllianz Securities, operating through Questar Asset Management, is a registered investment
     advisor authorized to conduct business in all 50 states, and products and services are offered through
     independent registered representatives throughout the United States. USAllianz Securities along with
     Questar offers financial services to meet a wide variety of financial needs, including:
          •    Common stock - both exchange listed and over-the-counter securities
          •    Mutual funds covering a broad range of investment objectives
          •    Variable life and variable annuity products
          •    Fixed insurance
          •    Fee-based account management
          •    Public and private real estate (direct participation)
          •    Public equipment leasing (direct participation)
          •    Energy programs (direct participation)
          •    Unit investment trusts
          •    Limited partnerships
          •    Bonds

  Source: LIMRA, 2006
  Source: Advantage Compendium, Ltd., 2006
  Source: The Advantage Compendium, Ltd., March 2006.
  Source: LIMRA, 2006

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