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Gainbridge-Sponsored Annika Sorenstam Golf Event Will Feature $3.25 Million Prize in 2023 

Gainbridge, a Group 1001 company, will sponsor THE ANNIKA driven by Gainbridge at Pelican, featuring a tournament purse of $3.25 million in 2023 – the largest on the LPGA Tour outside of the major championships and the CME Group Tour Championship. Golf Hall-of-Famer Annika Sorenstam will host Tampa Bay’s signature LPGA Tour event in this new multi-year partnership, benefiting her ANNIKA Foundation.

To learn more, click here to read the press release.

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Gainbridge Sponsors Rev Racing’s New Full-Time Truck Entry in 2023

Gainbridge, a Group 1001 company, will increase its financial commitment to Rev Racing as it expands into the 2023 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. Nick Sanchez, the current 2022 ARCA Menards Series Champion and driver in Rev Racing’s NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver Development Program, will pilot the new No. 2 Gainbri...

Barron’s Honors Delaware Life for Top-Ranked Annuities for Third Consecutive Year

Delaware Life, a Group 1001 company, has been recognized in a recent Barron’s article, “The Best Annuities for Income and Growth.” Noting that sales of these investment products have surged this year, the article highlights Delaware Life’s Growth Pathway®Fixed Index Annuity and Apex MYGA®Fixed Annuity as standouts in t...

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Group 1001 and Gainbridge Team Up with Two Women’s Sports Legends

Group 1001 and its subsidiary Gainbridge will partner with sports legends Billie Jean King and Annika Sorenstam to support their noteworthy sports tournaments—building on the Group 1001 mission to grow women’s sports through contributing to women’s tournament prize money to create equivalence with men’s comparable tour...

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Colton Herta and Gainbridge Extend Partnership with Andretti Autosport Through 2027

Gainbridge, a Group 1001 company, has announced a five-year extension in its sponsorship with Andretti Autosport. Colton Herta will be representing the Gainbridge brand in the No. 26 Gainbridge Honda car. The partnership with Andretti began in 2018 in an effort to bring awareness to the NTT INDYCAR SERIES while encompa...

Delaware Life Supports Renewable Energy Projects by Providing $400 Million Credit Facility to Fundamental Renewables

Delaware Life, acting as arranger and a lead lender, recently provided a $400 million credit facility to Fundamental Renewables, an established provider of financing for solar and other renewable energy projects. This landmark transaction is an example of an important element of Delaware Life’s investment strategy – to...

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Mike Nichols Joins Group 1001 as Chief of Sponsorship Strategy and Activations

INDIANAPOLIS – AUG. 22, 2022 — Group 1001 today announced the appointment of Mike Nichols as Chief of Sponsorship Strategy and Activations. Nichols has more than 25 years of executive experience in sports leadership and sponsorships, including more than 16 years at the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association). He wi...

CRSF and Group 1001 Open a YDP On the Grounds of Gainbridge Field at McCulloch Park

Muncie, IN. (August 17, 2022) – Yesterday, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF), in partnership with Group 1001 and the City of Muncie, announced the official opening of the Foundation’s Youth Development Park (YDP). This multi-purpose turf park is located on the grounds of Gainbridge Field at McCulloch Park in Muncie...

Introducing Clear Spring Life and Annuity Company

We are pleased to announce Guggenheim Life and Annuity Company, who recently received an upgrade from A.M. Best to a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent), has a new name: Clear Spring Life and Annuity Company (“Clear Spring Life”). In addition, GL Marketing, LLC is now Clear Spring Life Marketing, LLC (“CSL Mark...

Fitch Publishes 'A-' IFS Rating for Delaware Life Insurance Co.

Fitch Ratings, a global credit rating agency, has published an Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating of “A-“ for Delaware Life Insurance Company. Read more about this rating HERE.

“We are pleased with the decision by Fitch Ratings and believe it is reflective of Delaware Life’s dedication to the business and our stron...

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and Group 1001 Open Four STEM Centers for Nashville Public Schools

Four Nashville schools received state-of-the-art STEM educational products, technology, furniture, and more

Nashville, TN (August 1, 2022) – Last week, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, in partnership with Group 1001, announced the opening of new STEM Centers at four Nashville schools. In addition to Group 1001 initiating...

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Gainbridge Announces Primary Sponsorship of Rev Racing

We are excited to share our partnership with Rev Racing! Group 1001 companies invest in strategic partnerships aligned with our mission. Sponsoring Rev Racing enables us to create a more diverse and inclusive sport by allowing more competitors from diverse backgrounds to reach their goals at the highest levels of compe...

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and Group 1001 Open Three STEM Centers in Indianapolis

Three Indianapolis schools received state-of-the-art STEM educational products, technology, furniture, and more.

INDIANAPOLIS (May 25, 2022) – Yesterday, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, in partnership with Group 1001, announced the opening of new STEM Centers at three Indianapolis schools. Henry W. Longfellow Middle Sc...

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Gainbridge Extends Presenting Sponsorship of Indianapolis 500 in Multiyear Agreement

Gainbridge, an online digital platform offering trusted financial products simplified for the modern age, has reached a multiyear agreement to extend its presenting sponsorship of the Indianapolis 500, the world’s largest single-day sporting event.

“We have enjoyed a tremendous relationship with IMS and Penske Entertain...

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Group 1001 Sponsors Gleaners No One Runs on Empty Campaign

Group 1001 has a strong commitment to service and community transformation and we invest in strategic partnerships like Gleaners as part of our mission to improve the lives of our neighbors. We couldn’t be more excited to continue supporting the No One Runs on Empty campaign where education and empowerment are front an...

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Group 1001 and Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Renew Partnership to Continue Supporting Underserved Kids

The renewed partnership continues to support Ripken Foundation programs across the country, beginning with a new Youth Development Park opening in Prince George’s County, Maryland this month.

April 20, 2022 – The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF) has renewed a five-year $5 million partnership with Group 1001. Their gift...

Group 1001 Becomes Majority Stakeholder in Women’s Sports-Focused Enterprise Parity

NEW YORK (Date TBD) – In a bold step to create lasting and meaningful change in women’s sports, Group 1001 will become a majority stakeholder in Parity, a startup created for both elite women athletes and their fans to combat gender pay inequities in professional sports.

As part of the acquisition, Parity will have sub...

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Gainbridge is a Founding Partner of Formula 1® Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix

We are excited to bring F1® racing to Miami with Gainbridge as a Founding Partner.

Learn more here.

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Group 1001 Companies Make Capital Commitment in Support of Hometap's Institutional Asset Investment Fund

January 31, 2022 – We are proud to support Hometap’s Institutional Asset Investment Fund through a capital commitment deal led by our G1001 Innovations group. Last week, Hometap announced Group 1001’s Delaware Life Insurance Company, and other of its affiliated insurance companies, made a capital commitment to Hometap’...

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Group 1001 Names Bill Shelton as Chief Marketing Officer

Group 1001 today announced the appointment of Wall Street leader Bill Shelton to the position of Chief Marketing Officer. Shelton is a financial services veteran with deep expertise in delivering transformational growth and success in both the corporate and start-up sectors. He will report to Group 1001 CEO and Preside...

RISE

RISE Drives Social Change Through Sports and Education

RISE (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality, Inc.) is committed to educating and inspiring the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations in our country. With a two-year, $2M contribution, Group 1001 is helping enact change through programming impacting our ...

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana: Feeding the Future

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana fights hunger through programs and partnerships focused on distributing food and critical groceries to Indiana communities they serve.

Group 1001 is proud to support Gleaners and the #NoOneRunsOnEmpty campaign, fostering education and engagement resulting in increased awareness, volunteer h...

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A.M. Best Upgrades Guggenheim Life and Annuity Company

A.M. Best, a global credit rating agency, has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating to A- (Excellent) from B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “a-“ (Excellent) from “bbb+” (Good) of Guggenheim Life and Annuity Company (“Guggenheim Life”). Read the press release here.

"We are thrilled that A.M. Be...

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation

Group 1001 and Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Partnership Surpasses 5 Year Goal

Group 1001 and Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation combined efforts to build a total of 10 Youth Development Parks over 5 years in 10 cities across the country. We surpassed our goal and have competed 13 parks together so far! Each park promotes an active and healthy lifestyle and provides educational opportunities through camps...