Legal & General Group formed Legal & General America as a holding company in 1981, and bought GELICO. The GELICO name changed to Banner in 1983. William Penn was purchased by Legal & General Group Plc as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Banner Life Insurance Company in 1989. While Banner and William Penn remain the companies that underwrite and issue their policies, they go to market under a single name, Legal & General America.
With an A+ (Superior) rating from A.M. Best, Legal & General is a financially strong and fiscally responsible company that is committed to its over 1 million clients.
Banner Life offers three life insurance options:
Banner life is available in most states and quotes ban be run using a web quoting tool.