Trust is the foundation of all successful financial relationships. You need the confidence that we know what we're doing, will honor our commitments, and make you – our client – our highest priority. To do all this all the time — without cutting corners or being distracted by financial pressures — means having the resources that only come with financial strength.
You should expect that the company you trust to manage your finances can manage its own. The FORTUNE 500 ranking is among the most recognized measure of financial success. Being #97 in 2017 affirms that Northwestern Mutual is among America's premier companies.
In 2017, Northwestern Mutual was once again named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" in its industry according to FORTUNE Magazine's annual survey. We secured the number one ranking for "Quality of Products and Services" and ranked highly in "Financial Soundness," "Long-Term Investment," "Use of Corporate Assets" and "Quality of Management."
Financial strength isn't something you claim; it's established by hard numbers. Our financial statements show that we maintain exceptional financial health. But don't just take our word for it. Northwestern Mutual has earned the highest financial strength rating awarded to any U.S. life insurer by all the major ratings agencies.
Read more about our investment strategies and how they support our promises to clients.
Want to see how well we're doing? Take a look at our latest results:
2017 Statutory Quarterly Statements for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company
2017 Statutory Quarterly Statements for Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance CompanyDownload the First Quarter Statutory Statement
2016 Statutory Quarterly Statements for Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company
Northwestern Mutual invests the majority of its assets through the General Account, the company's $200 billion+ portfolio. The portfolio has grown consistently year after year. By buying life insurance, disability insurance and deferred annuities, clients immediately gain the opportunity to share in the company's favorable results.
Want to know more? Download a comprehensive listing of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company's investment holdings as of December 31, 2016.
Schedule A (Parts 1-3) — Real Estate
Schedule B (Parts 1-3) — Mortgage Loans
Schedule BA (Parts 1-3) — Other Long-Term Invested Assets
Schedule D (Part 1) — Long-Term Bonds
Schedule D (Part 2) — Stocks
Schedule D (Part 3) — Long-Term Bonds and Stocks Acquired During Current Year (2016)
Schedule D (Part 4) — Long-Term Bonds and Stocks Sold, Redeemed or Otherwise Disposed of During Current Year (2016)
Schedule D (Part 5) — Long-Term Bonds and Stocks Acquired and Disposed of During Current Year (2016)
Schedule D (Part 6) — Shares of Subsidiary, Controlled or Affiliated Companies
Schedule DA (Part 1) — Short-Term Investments
Schedule DB (Part A) — Options, Caps, Floors, Collars, Swaps and Forwards Open as of 12/31/16
Schedule DB (Part B) — Future Contracts Open as of 12/31/2016
Schedule DB (Part D) — Counterparty Exposure of Derivative Instruments Open as of 12/31/16
Schedule DL (Parts 1 & 2) — Reinvested Collateral Assets
Schedule E (Parts 1-3) — Cash
"We succeed when you succeed." For more than 160 years, we've been an industry leader by holding true to this simple principle. By managing our business effectively and acting in the best long-term interest of our clients, we're able to offer excellent product value and service for a lifetime of financial security.
Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company, as of the most recent review and report by each rating agency. Northwestern Mutual's ratings: A.M. Best Company A++ (highest), April 2017; Fitch Ratings AAA (highest), July 2017; Moody's Investors Service Aaa (highest), July 2017; S&P Global Ratings AA+ (second highest), June 2017. Ratings are subject to change.