14 Facts About Lincoln Financial


Lincoln Financial National Corporation is a Fortune 200 American holding company, which operates multiple insurance and investment management businesses through subsidiary companies.

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Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for LNC and its subsidiary companies.

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Perry Randall, a Fort Wayne attorney and entrepreneur, suggested the name "Lincoln Financial, " arguing that the name of Abraham Lincoln Financial would powerfully convey a spirit of integrity.

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Lincoln Financial Reinsurance was the first US reinsurance company; it was sold to Swiss Re in 2001.

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Lincoln Financial moved its headquarters from Indiana to Philadelphia in 1999.

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In Philadelphia Lincoln Financial was headquartered in the West Tower of Centre Square in Center City.

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Lincoln Financial was naming rights sponsor for the 2000 Rugby League World Cup which was held in England.

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Lincoln Financial Group purchased the Administrative Management Group, Inc based in Arlington Heights, Illinois in August 2002.

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Lincoln Financial acquired Jefferson-Pilot's television and radio operations, which were renamed Lincoln Financial Media.

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Lincoln Financial purchased Newton County Loan and Savings in order to restructure as a bank holding company and qualify for Troubled Asset Relief Program funding.

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In January 2009, Lincoln Financial sold its Delaware Investments subsidiary to Macquarie Group.

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Lincoln Financial National is the owner of, “Method and apparatus for providing retirement income benefits”.

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In September 2006, Lincoln Financial filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Transamerica Life Insurance Company for allegedly infringing its insurance patent.

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Lincoln Financial Group is the grand sponsor of the National Forensic League and its National Speech and Debate Tournament.

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