Investment options

Investment freedom  

Because no two individuals have the same financial goals, our variable annuities offer a wide range of investment options that give you the freedom to build a portfolio that is customized for your individual priorities and preferences. 

With well-known money managers to offer more than 90 investment options,*† including investments available exclusively to Jackson.  

Direct JNAM-managed investment options

Investment strategies from our partners are selected and monitored by the experienced team at Jackson National Asset Management, LLC® (JNAM) using a rigorous due diligence process. Discover more about JNAM’s asset allocation process and their approach to multi-asset class solutions. For JNAM Asset Allocation views see Jackson viewpoints.

Fully diversed

Risk-based models that can invest across various asset classes in active and/or passive strategies

  • JNL Aggressive Growth Allocation Fund
  • JNL Growth Allocation Fund
  • JNL Moderate Growth Allocation Fund
  • JNL Moderate Allocation Fund
  • JNL Conservative Allocation Fund
Manager specific

Risk-based models that invest in underlying investment strategies of a particular investment manager

  • JNL/American Funds Allocation Funds
  • JNL/Vanguard ETF Allocation Funds
  • JNL iShares Tactical Funds

Portfolios that target a certain segment of the capital markets with multiple sub-advisers

  • JNL Multi-Manager Alternative Fund
  • JNL Multi-Manager Mid Cap Fund
  • JNL Multi-Manager Small Cap Value Fund
  • JNL Multi-Manager Small Cap Growth Fund
  • JNL Multi-Manager International Small Cap Fund
  • JNL Multi-Manager Emerging Markets Equity Fund

Our investment partners

Visit the performance center for more information.

Capital Group® | American Funds®
AQR Capital Management LLC
Baillie Gifford


Causeway Capital Management LLC

ClearBridge Investments, LLC

Dimensional Fund Advisors

DoubleLine® Capital LP

Fidelity Institutional Asset Management®

First Sentier Investors
Franklin Templeton Investments
Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P.

GQG Partners LLC

Harris Associates
Heitman LLC

Invesco Advisers

J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc.
Lazard Asset Management

Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P.

Lord Abbett®
Mellon Investments Corporation

MFS® Investment Management

Neuberger Berman
Pacific Investment Management Company LLC (PIMCO)
PPM America, Inc. 1

T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.


WCM Investment Management

Wellington Management® Company, LLP

Westchester Capital Management

*Not all investment options or sub-advisers are available on all products. Unless noted above, managers are not affiliated with Jackson National Life Distributors LLC. Variable annuities involve investment risks and may lose value. Please see the prospectus for further details.

Select up to 99 investments and adjust options or allocations up to 25 times each contract year without transfer fees. To prevent abusive trading practices, Jackson restricts the frequency of transfers among Variable Investment Options including trading out of and back into the same subaccount within a 15-day period.

What is a Variable Annuity?

Variable annuities are a long-term, tax-deferred investments designed for retirement, involve investment risks and may lose value. Earnings are taxable as ordinary income when distributed. Individuals may be subject to a 10% additional tax for withdrawals before age 59½ unless an exception to the tax is met.

Jackson National Asset Management, LLC (JNAM) is an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is the investment adviser to the “Funds,” which are investment companies (subaccounts) that underlie the Jackson variable products.  Nothing contained herein is investment advice nor a solicitation for investment advisory services. JNAM is an affiliate of Jackson National Life Distributors LLC and Jackson National Life Insurance Company.

1PPM is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Jackson Financial Inc., which is a subsidiary of Prudential plc, a publicly traded company incorporated in the United Kingdom.  Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America, or with The Prudential Assurance Company Ltd, a subsidiary of M&G plc, a company incorporated in the United Kingdom. Athene Co-Invest Reinsurance Affiliate 1A Ltd., a Bermuda Class C insurer under the Bermuda Insurance Act 1978, owns a minority interest in Jackson Financial Inc.

Before investing, investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of the variable annuity and its underlying investment options. The current contract prospectus and underlying fund prospectuses, which are contained in the same document, provide this and other important information. Please contact your financial professional or the Company to obtain the prospectuses. Please read the prospectuses carefully before investing or sending money.

Variable annuities are issued by Jackson National Life Insurance Company (Home Office: Lansing, Michigan) or in New York by Jackson National Life Insurance Company of New York (Home Office: Purchase, New York). Variable annuities are distributed by Jackson National Life Distributors LLC, member FINRA. May not be available in all states and state variations may apply. These products have limitations and restrictions. Contact Jackson for more information.

Jackson® is the marketing name for Jackson National Life Insurance Company® and Jackson National Life Insurance Company of New York®.

Firm and state variations may apply.