As of April 2015, Americo Life Insurance has been in business for over 100 years, according to Americo. The company was formed from various insurance entities, the oldest being Ohio State Life Insurance Company, which was founded in 1906.
Americo has acquired more than 15 insurance entities over time, which has made it one of the biggest privately held insurance companies in the United States, claims Americo. Companies that were influential to the growth of Americo are College Life Insurance Company of America, Ohio State Life Insurance Company and Great Southern Life Insurance Company. Americo offers life insurance, term insurance, annuities and final expense coverage.