Lincoln Benefit Life is a branch subsidiary of Allstate Insurance Company. Allstate Insurance Company is one of the United States largest publicly held personal lines insurers. A Fortune 50 company with more than $149 billion in assets, Allstate sells more than 10 major lines of insurance including auto, property, life and commercial. Allstate also provides retirement and investment products and banking services. The company is well known through its You re In Good Hands With Allstate slogan. Allstate was founded in 1931 and became a publicly traded company in 1993. The company encompasses nearly 70,000 professionals, including nearly 39,000 employees, more than 13,000 agents and financial specialists and licensed sales professionals. Allstate has operations in 49 states and Canada. Customers can access Allstate products and services through Allstate agents, Allstate.com and 1-800-Allstate. In addition, the Encompass and Deerbrook brand insurance products are sold through independent agents. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ALL. Lincoln Benefit Life is located in Lincoln, Neb., where it employs nearly 900 people.