American Equity Investment Life Holding Company is engaged in the development and sale of fixed index and fixed rate annuity products. The Company issues fixed annuity and life insurance products through its life insurance subsidiaries, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company of New York and Eagle Life Insurance Company. The Company's products include Fixed Index Annuities, Fixed Rate Annuities, Withdrawal Options-Fixed Index and Fixed Rate Annuities and Life Insurance. Fixed index annuities allow policyholders to earn index credits based on the performance of a particular index without the risk of loss of their principal. Fixed rate deferred annuities include annual reset and multi-year rate guaranteed products. It also sells single premium immediate annuities. The Life Insurance products include traditional ordinary and term, universal life and other interest-sensitive life insurance products.