Cincinnati Equitable Life Insurance Company was founded in 1963 under the name, Nathan Hale Life Insurance Company in Springfield, Illinois. The present owners acquired the Company in 1982. The Company was renamed Cincinnati Equitable Life Insurance Company in 1989 to match the name of its sister company, Cincinnati Equitable Insurance Company, which was founded in 1826 and is the oldest insurance company west of the Allegheny Mountains. Both companies are owned by Cincinnati Equitable Companies, Inc., an Ohio domiciled insurance holding company.
The Cincinnati Equitable companies are owned and operated by the W. G. Alpaugh family which, as a fourth generation insurance family, has been providing reliable insurance products to Midwesterners for nearly a century.
Cincinnati Equitable Life Insurance Company is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and maintains its historical respect for tradition and sound Midwestern values.
AM Best Rating
Cincinnati Equitable Life Insurance Company has earned a secured rating of B+ (Very Good) from the independent insurance rating service, A. M. Best.
Cincinnati Equitable Life seeks to maximize investment returns through high quality, fixed income investments. The Company avoids high risk investments, such as derivatives, options and other speculative investments.