News Release

Torchmark Redemption of 9.250% Senior Notes Due 2019

October 03, 2018

McKinney, Texas

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) announced that it will redeem all of its outstanding 9.250% Senior Notes due 2019 on October 29, 2018. The redemption price will be calculated in accordance with the optional redemption terms of the senior notes.

This news release is for information purposes only and is neither an offer to buy nor a solicitation to sell any of the 2019 senior notes.

About Torchmark

Torchmark Corporation is an insurance holding company that provides protection life and supplemental health insurance and related products. Torchmark was incorporated in Delaware on November 29, 1979. Torchmark is the ultimate parent company of Globe Life And Accident Insurance Company, American Income Life Insurance Company, Liberty National Life Insurance Company, United American Insurance Company, and Family Heritage Life Insurance Company of America. Globe Life And Accident is a direct-response provider of life insurance known for its administrative efficiencies. American Income provides individual life insurance to working families. Liberty National is one of the oldest traditional insurers in the Southeast. United American is a consumer-oriented provider of supplemental life and health insurance. Family Heritage Life provides individual supplemental health insurance.

For additional information contact: Mike Majors,
  Executive Vice President Investor Relations
  Torchmark Corporation
  3700 S. Stonebridge Dr
  P.O. Box 8080
  McKinney, TX 75070
  Phone: 972/569-3239
  Fax: 972/569-3282