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FHL Acquisition by Torchmark

Family Heritage Life Insurance Company of America to be Acquired By Torchmark Corporation Cleveland, OH – August 1, 2012 – Family Heritage Life Insurance Company of America announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) of McKinney, Texas, a holding company specializing in life and supplemental health insurance. Founded in 1989, Family Heritage has established a long history of profitable growth in life and supplemental health insurance with a return of premium feature.  It has approximately 1,200 captive agents and 223,000 policies in force. “We are excited about our new relationship with Torchmark,” said Family Heritage President and Founder, Howard Lewis.  “Torchmark is a very well-respected company in the industry and their financial strength and resources will allow Family Heritage to continue its aggressive growth record long into the future.” The transaction is expected to close early...

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2012 Stevie Award Winner

Family Heritage Winner of Stevie Award in the 2012 American Business Awards Cleveland, OH – June 19, 2012 – Family Heritage Life Insurance was presented with a Silver Stevie® Award in the Company of the Year and Customer Service Department of the Year categories in The 10th Annual American Business Awards last night.  The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. Nicknamed the Steviesfor the Greek word for “crowned,” the trophies were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Monday, June 18 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.  More than 500 nominees and their guests attended.  The presentations were broadcast live by the Business TalkRadio Network. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 270 executives nationwide who participated in...

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FHL Named in Inc. 5000 List

Family Heritage Life Insurance Ranks No. 3827 on the 2011 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 38% NEW YORK, August 23, 2011 – Inc. magazine today ranked Family Heritage Insurance  No.3827 on its fifth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Family Heritage Insurance also received an insurance industry ranking of No. 44. In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year. Complete results of the Inc. 500/5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at “Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies...

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