The Allstate Corporation was incorporated under the laws of the State of
Delaware on November 5, 1992 to serve as the holding company for Allstate
Insurance Company. Its business is conducted principally through Allstate
Insurance Company, Allstate Life Insurance Company and other subsidiaries
(collectively, including The Allstate Corporation, "Allstate"). Allstate is
primarily engaged in the property-liability insurance and life insurance
business. It conducts its business primarily in the United States.
The Allstate Corporation is the largest publicly held personal lines insurer
in the United States. Widely known through the "You're In Good Hands With
Allstate�" slogan, Allstate's strategy is to reinvent protection and retirement
to help individuals in approximately 16 million households protect what they
have today and better prepare for tomorrow.