New Heights® Select Index Options
The freedom to choose from multiple index opportunities
Select from multiple index opportunities
New Heights® Select offers five index options, giving you choices to help grow your retirement savings.1 Your New Heights Select annuity may increase in value based on the positive performance of an underlying index and will not lose value due to losses in the index.
SG Macro Compass Index
A global, multi-asset index that uses expected changes in economic growth and inflation to forecast the potential economic environment and makes strategic allocations based on the forecast. The SG Macro Compass Index reallocates quarterly and adjusts its bond allocation monthly. It seeks to provide consistent growth and diversification in changing markets.
J.P. Morgan Mozaic II℠ Index
A broadly diversified index drawing from a global mix of asset classes including equities, fixed income and commodities. This dynamic index reallocates monthly, selecting asset classes with the greatest momentum and balancing allocations to provide a more stable return.
MSCI EAFE Index
An international equities index of large companies across Europe, Australasia and the Far East, excluding the U.S. and Canada. MSCI EAFE is the oldest international stock index and includes a selection of stocks from 21 developed markets.2
NYSE® Zebra Edge® II Index
A rules-based index applying the research of Roger Ibbotson and his team at Zebra Capital to select more rational stocks from the 500 largest U.S. publicly traded companies, then allocate between the selected stocks, U.S. Treasuries and a cash account to help reduce risk and provide consistent long-term returns.
S&P 500® Composite Price Index
An American stock market index based on market capitalizations of 500 large companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or NASDAQ. The S&P 500® is widely considered to be the leading indicator of the U.S. stock market and economy as a whole.
1 Fixed indexed annuities are not investments that participate in the stock market. New Heights Select does not participate or invest directly in any index. Indices are unmanaged.
2 International investing could involve risks such as currency, economic, geographical, political and differences in accounting standards.
Index allocations, declared rate allocations, declared rates and strategy spreads are guaranteed for the first strategy term and subject to change at the beginning of each new strategy term.
Nationwide New Heights® Select, an individual, single purchase payment, deferred fixed index annuity is issued by Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio. Guarantees and protections are subject to the claims-paying ability of Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company. Please note, the contract does not directly participate in any stock or equity investments. Withdrawals are subject to income tax, and withdrawals before age 59½ may be subject to a 10% federal tax penalty.
Annuities have limitations. They are long-term vehicles designed for retirement purposes. They are not intended to replace emergency funds, to be used as income for day-to-day expenses or to fund short-term savings goals. Please read the contract for complete details.
The J.P. Morgan Mozaic II℠ Index (“Index”) has been licensed to Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company (the “Licensee”) for the Licensee’s benefit. Neither the Licensee nor Nationwide New Heights® Select Fixed Indexed Annuity (the “Product”) is sponsored, operated, endorsed, recommended, sold or promoted by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC (“JPMS”) or any of its affiliates (together and individually, “JPMorgan”). JPMorgan makes no representation and gives no warranty, express or implied, to contract owners taking exposure to the Product. Such persons should seek appropriate professional advice before making any investment. The Index has been designed and is compiled, calculated, maintained and sponsored by JPMS without regard to the Licensee, the Product or any contract owner. JPMorgan is under no obligation to continue compiling, calculating, maintaining or sponsoring the Index. JPMorgan may independently issue or sponsor other indices or products that are similar to and may compete with the Index and the Product. JPMorgan may also transact in assets referenced in the Index (or in financial instruments such as derivatives that reference those assets). These activities could have a positive or negative effect on the value of the Index and the Product.
The NYSE® Zebra Edge® II Index has been licensed by ICE Data Indices, LLC (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, “IDI”) to UBS AG and sub-licensed by UBS AG (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, “UBS”) to Nationwide Life Insurance Company and Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company (collectively, “Nationwide”) for use in certain life insurance and annuities offered by Nationwide (the “Products”). Neither Nationwide nor the Products are sponsored, operated, endorsed, recommended, sold or promoted by Zebra Capital Management, LLC (together with its affiliates and subsidiaries, “Zebra”), IDI or UBS and in no event shall Zebra, IDI or UBS have any liability with respect to the Products or the Index. Zebra, IDI and UBS make no representations, give no express or implied warranties and have no obligations with regard to the Index, the Products or otherwise to any investor in the Products, client or other third party. The mark NYSE® is a registered trademark of NYSE Group, Inc., Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. or their affiliates and is being utilized by ICE Data Indices, LLC under license and agreement. The marks Zebra® and Zebra Edge® are registered trademarks of Zebra Capital Management, LLC, may not be used without prior authorization from Zebra Capital Management, LLC, and are being utilized by ICE Data Indices, LLC under license and agreement.
The “S&P 500” is a product of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC (“SPDJI”), and has been licensed for use by Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company (“Nationwide”). Standard & Poor’s®, S&P® and S&P 500® are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“S&P”); DJIA®, The Dow®, Dow Jones® and Dow Jones Industrial Average are trademarks of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (“Dow Jones”); and these trademarks have been licensed for use by SPDJI and sublicensed for certain purposes by Nationwide. This Product is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by SPDJI, Dow Jones, S&P, their respective affiliates, and none of such parties make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such product(s) nor do they have any liability for any errors, omissions, or interruptions of the S&P 500.
The SG Macro Compass Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of SG Americas Securities, LLC (“SG”) and has been licensed to Nationwide Life Insurance Company and Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company (collectively, “Nationwide”) for use in certain life insurance and annuities offered by Nationwide (the “Products”). With respect to the Products, SG’s sole contractual relationship with Nationwide is to license the Index and the SG Marks to Nationwide. None of SG, S&P Opco, LLC, or other third party licensor (collectively, the “Index Parties”) to SG is an agent of Nationwide or has in any way sponsored, promoted, offered, sold structured or priced any Product, and no Index Party makes any representation as to the advisability of purchasing, selling or holding any Product. No Index Party shall have any liability with respect to the Products or for any losses relating to the Products, whether arising directly or indirectly from the use of the Index. No Index Party shall have any obligation to make payments under the Products. In calculating the performance of the Index, SG deducts transaction and replication costs, each calculated and deducted on a daily basis, which will reduce the potential positive change in the Index and increase the potential negative change in the Index. The total amount of transaction and replication costs is not predictable and will depend on a number of factors. “SG Americas Securities, LLC”, “SGAS”, “Société Générale”, “SG”, “Société Générale Indices”, “SGI”, and “SG Macro Compass Index” are trademarks or service marks of SG. Additional information is available at sg-macro.compass.com.
The product referred to herein is not sponsored, endorsed, or promoted by MSCI, and MSCI bears no liability with respect to any such product or any index on which such product is based. The Contract contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship MSCI has with Nationwide and any related funds.