Debevoise Advises Guardian in its Sale of RS Investments™ to Victory Capital

18 December 2015

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® in its sale of RS Investments™ to Victory Capital in an all-cash transaction.

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian) is one of the nation’s largest mutual life insurers, with $6.8 billion in capital and $1.3 billion in operating income (before taxes and dividends to policyholders) in 2014. Founded in 1860, the company has paid dividends to policyholders every year since 1868. Its offerings range from life insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, and investments for individuals to workplace benefits, such as dental, vision, and 401(k) plans for businesses.

The Debevoise team is led by partner William D. Regner and includes partners Kenneth J. Berman, Lawrence K. Cagney and Seth L. Rosen, and associates Christopher Anthony, Zhiyan Cao and Katherine E. Durnan.

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