Great-West Lifeco completes offering of Preferred Shares

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WINNIPEG, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Great-West Lifeco Inc. announced today the 
completion of its offering of 8,000,000 5.25% Non-Cumulative First Preferred 
Shares, Series S through a syndicate of underwriters co-led by BMO Capital 
Markets and Scotiabank for gross proceeds of $200 million. The Series S Shares 
will be listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol 
The Series S Shares have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. 
Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the 
United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the 
registration requirements. This news release shall not constitute an offer to 
sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the 
Series S Shares in any State in which such offer, solicitation or sale would 
be unlawful. 
Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX:GWO) is an international financial services 
holding company with interests in life insurance, health insurance, retirement 
and investment services, asset management and reinsurance businesses. 
Great-West Lifeco has operations in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia 
through Great-West Life, London Life, Canada Life, Irish Life, Great-West 
Financial and Putnam Investments. Great-West Lifeco and its companies have 
over $806 billion* in consolidated assets under administration, and are 
members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies. 
*Assets as of March 31, 2014

SOURCE  Great-West Lifeco Inc. 
Marlene Klassen, APR Assistant Vice-President, Communication Services 
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