Athene Holding Ltd. announces the date of the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders
HAMILTON from Bermuda, November 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Athene Holding Ltd. (NYSE: ATH) announced today that its special general meeting of shareholders will be held on December 21, 2021 To 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to approve the previously announced proposed merger (the “Merger”) involving Athene Holding Ltd. (the “Company” and with its subsidiaries “Athene”) and Apollo Global Management, Inc. (“Apollo”). The recording date of the meeting is November 4, 2021. The extraordinary general meeting will be held virtually due to lingering concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Closing of the Merger is subject to the approval of the shareholders of the Company, the approval of the shareholders of Apollo, the receipt of regulatory approvals and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions. The Merger is expected to be finalized in January 2022.
Athene, through its subsidiaries, is a leading pension services company with total assets of $ 224.4 billion from September 30, 2021 and operations in United States, Bermuda, and Canada. Athene specializes in helping clients’ financial security and is a solution provider for institutions. Founded in 2009, Athene is committed to doing more for our policyholders, our business partners, our shareholders and the communities in which we work and live. For more information, please visit www.athene.com.
Apollo is a high growth global alternative asset manager. We seek to provide our clients with excess return at every step of the risk-return spectrum, from investment grade to private equity, by focusing on three business strategies: return, hybrid and equity. Through our investing activity on our fully integrated platform, we meet the retirement income and financial performance needs of our clients, and we deliver innovative capital solutions to businesses. Our patient, creative and knowledgeable approach to investing aligns our clients, the companies we invest in, our employees, and the communities we impact on, to expand opportunities and drive positive results. From September 30, 2021, Apollo had about $ 481 billion assets under management. For more information, please visit www.apollo.com.
Important additional information about the merger and where to find it:
In connection with the Merger, Tango Holdings, Inc. (“Tango”) has filed a registration statement on Form S-4 (the “Registration Statement”) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) ), which includes a power of attorney from the Company (the “Power of Attorney”) relating to the Special General Meeting. Shareholders of the Company and other interested persons are advised to read the registration statement and the proxy statement contained therein as well as all documents filed in this regard, as these documents will contain important information about the company, Apollo, Tango and fusion. The proxy statement will be mailed to the shareholders of the Company who were registered holders of the November 4, 2021. Documents filed by Tango, Apollo and the Company with the SEC can be obtained free of charge from the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
Copies of the documents filed with the SEC by Apollo will be available free of charge in the “Shareholders” section of the Apollo website at www.apollo.com or by contacting the Apollo Investor Relations Department at ( 212) 822-0540 or IR @ apollo .com.
Copies of the documents filed with the SEC by the Company will be available free of charge in the “Investors” section of Athene’s website located at www.athene.com or by contacting Athene’s Investor Relations department. at (441) 279-8531 or ir @ athene.com.
Participants in the call for tenders
Apollo, the Company and Tango and their respective directors, officers, officers and employees may, under SEC rules, be considered participants in the proxy solicitation in connection with the proposed transaction.
Information on the directors and officers of the Company is presented in the annual report of the Company on form 10-K for the financial year ended. December 31, 2020, which was filed with the SEC on February 19, 2021, its amendment to its annual report on form 10-K / A for the financial year ended December 31, 2020, which was filed with the SEC on April 20, 2021, and in subsequent SEC filings, each of which may be obtained free of charge from the sources noted above.
Information about the directors and officers of Apollo and Tango is set out in Apollo’s proxy statement for its 2021 annual meeting of shareholders, which was filed with the SEC on August 16, 2021, its annual report on Form 10-K for the financial year ended December 31, 2020, which was filed with the SEC on February 19, 2021, and in subsequent SEC filings, each of which may be obtained free of charge from the sources noted above.
Other information relating to the participants in the proxy solicitations from the shareholders of Apollo and the shareholders of the Company, and a description of their direct and indirect interests, by title or otherwise, is contained in the preliminary and final proxy statements and ‘other relevant documents. filed with the SEC.
Disclosure herein does not constitute a proxy or solicitation of proxy, consent or authorization with respect to any security or with respect to the proposed merger and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of. an offer to purchase securities, nor be any sale of securities in a state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of that state or of that jurisdiction. No offer of securities will be made except by means of a definitive document.
Safe Harbor for forward-looking statements
This press release contains, and certain oral statements made by representatives of Athene from time to time may contain, forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results, events and developments to differ materially from those stated or implied by such statements. These statements are based on the beliefs and assumptions of the management of Athene and the management of the subsidiaries of Athene. Generally, forward-looking statements include actions, events, results, strategies and expectations and are often identified by the use of the words “believes”, “expects”, “intention”, ” anticipates ”,“ plans ”,“ research ”,“ ”estimates”, “projects”, “may”, “will”, “could”, “could”, “should” or “will continue” or similar expressions. forward-looking statements contained in this press release include, without limitation, statements regarding future growth prospects and financial performance. Factors that could cause actual results, events and developments to differ, include, but are not limited to y limit: the accuracy of Athene’s assumptions and estimates; Athene’s ability to maintain or improve financial strength ratings; Athene’s ability to manage its business in a highly regulated industry; changes or act regulatory ions; the impact of Athene’s reinsurers failing to meet their assumed obligations; the impact of interest rate fluctuations; changes in federal income tax laws and regulations; the correctness of Athene’s interpretation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; litigation (including class actions), enforcement investigations or regulatory review; the performance of third parties; loss of key personnel; failures of telecommunications, information technology and other operational systems; continued availability of capital; new accounting rules or changes to existing accounting rules; general economic conditions; Athene’s ability to protect its intellectual property; the ability to maintain or obtain approval from the Delaware Department of Insurance, the Iowa Division of Insurance and other regulatory authorities, as required for Athene’s operations; delay or inability to realize or realize the expected benefits of the proposed merger with Apollo Global Management; and other factors discussed from time to time in documents filed by Athene with the SEC, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended. December 31, 2020, and its other documents filed with the SEC, which can be viewed on the SEC’s website www.sec.gov.
All forward-looking statements described herein are qualified by these cautionary statements and there can be no assurance that the actual results, events or developments mentioned herein will occur or will occur. Athene assumes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unforeseen events or changes in future operating results.
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