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  Athene Deepens Commitment to Community Education Initiatives

Athene Holding Ltd. ("Athene") (NYSE: ATH), a leading provider of retirement savings products, through its wholly owned subsidiaries Athene USA ("AUSA") and Athene Life Re Ltd. ("ALRe"), is deepening its commitment to education by focusing on education-based initiatives as part of its broader corporate social responsibility strategy. Athene has a long-standing history of supporting educational initiatives and is reinforcing its support by tying together new and existing initiatives designed to create educational opportunities for children, students and families.

"At Athene, we believe all children deserve an education so they can build a strong foundation for their future. We recognize that some students within our communities lack adequate resources and we understand the far-reaching impacts. We are committed to providing additional resources and support for those who are financially disadvantaged," said Jim Belardi, CEO of Athene Holding Ltd. "To support our commitment, Athene partners with multiple organizations through volunteerism and charitable giving in pursuit of closing educational gaps."

Education-Based Initiatives

Athene's philanthropic efforts were designed in partnership with non-profit organizations. These initiatives were created to promote awareness of resource inadequacies while assisting local students and supporting community-based organizations:

Bermuda (Athene Holding Headquarters):

Iowa (Athene USA Headquarters):

U.S. National:

"Athene is deeply committed to its communities. Our giving philosophy is a direct reflection of who we are and strive to be as a company," said Grant Kvalheim, CEO and President of Athene USA. "To build on our strong foundation of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, we must also engage in the communities where we work and live. We have been active with educational initiatives for some time and now are pulling these initiatives together in a more dedicated framework."

Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Athene's diversity and inclusion efforts go beyond supporting the educational needs of the community. As an organization committed to inclusivity, Athene strives to foster a workplace that cultivates differences and where employees feel celebrated, engaged and connected. Athene has created a Diversity and Inclusion Council whose purpose is to ensure that all cultures are recognized and supported. Additionally, Athene has implemented seven employee resource groups that promote inclusion, including:

About Athene Holding Ltd.

Athene, through its subsidiaries, is a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. The products offered by Athene include:

Athene had total assets of $183.2 billion as of June 30, 2020. Athene's principal subsidiaries include Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company, a Delaware-domiciled insurance company, Athene Annuity and Life Company, an Iowa-domiciled insurance company, Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company of New York, a New York-domiciled insurance company and Athene Life Re Ltd., a Bermuda-domiciled reinsurer.

Further information about our companies can be found at athene.com.

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