Monitoring’s conversation and also evaluation of economic problem and also outcomes of
procedures exists according to General Guideline (H)( 2 )( a) of Kind 10-Q.
The monitoring’s story that adheres to need to read along with the
combined economic declarations and also the relevant Notes to Consolidated
Economic Declarations consisted of in other places here, with the details supplied
under “Keep In Mind Relating To Positive Declarations and also Details” consisted of
in other places here and also Monitoring’s Conversation and also Evaluation of Financial Problem
and also Outcomes of Workflow (” MD&A”) partially II, Thing 7 and also “Threat Elements” partially
I, Thing 1A consisted of in Equitable Financial’s Yearly Record on Kind 10-K for
the year finished December 31, 2021 (” 2021 Kind 10-K”). The monitoring’s story
that adheres to stands for a conversation and also evaluation of Equitable Financial’s
economic problem and also outcomes of procedures and also not the economic problem
and also outcomes of procedures of Equitable Holdings, Inc. (” Holdings”).

Exec Recap

Summary

We are just one of America’s leading economic solutions business, supplying recommendations
and also remedies for aiding Americans established and also fulfill their retired life objectives and also
secure and also move their wide range throughout generations. We run as a solitary
sector entity based upon the fashion in which we utilize economic details to
review service efficiency and also to establish the allowance of sources. We
gain from our corresponding mix of item offerings. This mix in item
offerings supplies variety in our profits resources, which aids counter
variations in market problems and also irregularity in service outcomes, while
supplying development chances.

COVID-19 Influence

We remain to carefully keep track of COVID-19 growths and also the effect on our
service, procedures and also financial investment profile. The pandemic’s effect on us
depends upon future growths that are extremely unsure, consisting of the range
and also period of the pandemic and also any type of recuperation duration, the introduction and also spread
of COVID-19 versions, the schedule, fostering and also effectiveness of COVID-19
therapies and also vaccinations, and also future activities taken by governmental authorities,
reserve banks and also various other celebrations in action to COVID-19. It is not feasible to
anticipate or approximate the longer-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, on the
economic situation and also on our service, outcomes of procedures, and also economic problem,
consisting of the effect on our financial investment profile or the requirement for us to take another look at
or change targets formerly supplied to the marketplaces and/or elements of our
service version. For extra details concerning the real and also possible
influences of the COVID-19 pandemic and also activity we have actually required to minimize specific
influences, see “Threat Factors-Risks Relating to Problems in the Financial Markets
and also Economy-The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic”, “Monitoring’s Conversation and also
Evaluation of Financial Problem and also Outcomes of Operations-Executive
Summary-COVID-19 Influence” and also “Monitoring’s Conversation and also Evaluation of Financial
Problem and also Outcomes of Operations-General Account Financial Investment Profile” in the
2021 Kind 10-K.

Earnings

Our incomes originate from 3 primary resources:

• charge revenue stemmed from our items;

• costs from our standard life insurance policy and also annuity items; and also

• financial investment revenue from our General Account financial investment profile.

Our charge revenue differs straight in regard to the quantity of the underlying AV or
advantage base of our life insurance policy and also annuity items which are affected by
adjustments in financial problems, mainly equity market returns, in addition to internet
streams. Our exceptional revenue is driven by the development in brand-new plans created and also
the persistence of our in-force plans, both of which are affected by a
mix of aspects, including our initiatives to draw in and also preserve consumers
and also market problems that affect need for our items. Our financial investment
revenue is driven by the return on our General Account financial investment profile and also is
influenced by the dominating degree of rates of interest as we reinvest money
related to growing financial investments and also internet circulations to the profile.

Advantages and also Various Other Reductions

Our key expenditures are:

• insurance policy holders’ advantages and also passion attributed to insurance policy holders’ account
equilibriums;

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• sales compensations and also payment paid to middlemans and also experts that
disperse our services and products; and also

• payment and also advantages supplied to our staff members and also various other operating
expenditures.

Insurance policy holders’ advantages are driven mainly by death, consumer withdrawals
and also advantages which transform in action to adjustments in resources market problems.
Additionally, a few of our insurance policy holders’ advantages are straight connected to the AV and also
advantage base of our variable annuity items. Passion attributed to
insurance policy holders differs in regard to the quantity of the underlying AV or advantage
base. Sales compensations and also payment paid to middlemans and also experts
differ in regard to costs and also charge revenue produced from these resources, whereas
payment and also advantages to our staff members are a lot more consistent and also influenced by
market incomes and also decrease with rises in effectiveness. Our capacity to handle
these expenditures throughout different financial cycles and also items is important to the
earnings of our business.

Take-home Pay Volatility

We have actually supplied and also remain to supply variable annuity items with GMxB
functions. The future cases direct exposure on these functions is delicate to motions
in the equity markets and also rates of interest. As necessary, we have actually executed
hedging and also reinsurance programs created to minimize the financial direct exposure to
us from these functions because of equity market and also rate of interest motions. Adjustments
in the worths of the by-products related to these programs because of equity
market and also rate of interest motions are acknowledged in the durations in which they
take place while matching adjustments in balancing out obligations not gauged at reasonable
worth, are acknowledged in time. This causes take-home pay volatility as
additionally explained listed below. See “- Considerable Elements Influencing Our Results-Impact
of Hedging and also GMxB Reinsurance on Outcomes.”

Along with our vibrant hedging approach, we have fixed bush settings
created to minimize the unfavorable effect of transforming market problems on our
legal resources. Our company believe this program will certainly remain to protect the
financial worth of our variable annuity agreements and also much better secure our target
variable annuity property degree. Nevertheless, these fixed bush settings boost the
dimension of our acquired settings and also might lead to greater take-home pay volatility
on a period-over-period basis.

An extra resource of take-home pay (loss) volatility is the effect of the
Business’s yearly actuarial presumption testimonial. See “- Considerable Elements
Influencing Our Results-Effect of Presumption Updates on Running Outcomes”, for
additionally information of the effect of presumption updates on take-home pay (loss) in very first
quarter 2022.

Considerable Elements Influencing Our Outcomes

The complying with substantial aspects have actually influenced, and also might in the future effect,
our economic problem, outcomes of procedures or capital.

Influence of Hedging and also GMxB Reinsurance on Outcomes

We have actually supplied and also remain to supply variable annuity items with GMxB
functions. The future cases direct exposure on these functions is delicate to motions
in the equity markets and also rates of interest. As necessary, we have actually executed
hedging and also reinsurance programs created to minimize the financial direct exposure to
us from these functions because of equity market and also rate of interest motions. These
programs consist of:

• Variable annuity hedging programs. We utilize a vibrant hedging program (within
this program, typically, we reassess our financial direct exposure at the very least everyday and also
rebalance our bush settings as necessary) to minimize specific dangers connected
with the GMxB includes that are ingrained in our obligations for our variable
annuity items. This program makes use of different acquired tools that are
handled in an initiative to decrease the financial effect of negative adjustments in
GMxB functions’ direct exposures attributable to motions in the equity markets and also
rates of interest. Although this program is created to supply a procedure of
financial defense versus the effect of unfavorable market problems, it does not
receive hedge audit therapy. As necessary, adjustments in worth of the
by-products will certainly be acknowledged in the duration in which they accompany balancing out
adjustments aside partly acknowledged in the existing duration, causing internet
revenue volatility. Along with our vibrant hedging program, we have a hedging
program making use of fixed bush settings (acquired settings planned to be
held-to-maturity with much less regular re-balancing) to secure our legal
resources versus tension situations. This program along with our vibrant bush
program has actually boosted the dimension of our acquired settings, causing an
rise in take-home pay volatility.

• GMxB reinsurance agreements. Historically, GMIB reinsurance agreements were made use of
to deliver to associated and also non-affiliated reinsurers a part of our direct exposure to
variable annuity items that supply a GMIB function. We make up the GMIB
reinsurance agreements as by-products and also report them at reasonable worth. Gross GMIB
books are relied on the basis of presumptions connected to forecasted
advantages and also relevant agreement fees over the lives of the agreements.

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As necessary, our gross books will certainly not promptly mirror the balancing out
effect on future cases direct exposure arising from the very same resources market or
rate of interest variations that trigger gains or losses on the reasonable worth of the
GMIB reinsurance agreements. Due to the fact that adjustments in the reasonable worth of the GMIB
reinsurance agreements are videotaped in the duration in which they take place and also a
bulk of the adjustments in gross books for GMIB are acknowledged in time, internet
revenue will certainly be a lot more unstable. Additionally, on June 1, 2021, we delivered the Block,
included non-New York “Collector” plans including set price GMIB
and/or GMDB assurances. As this agreement supplies complete threat transfer and also therefore
has the very same threat associates as the underlying straight agreements, the advantages of
this treaty are made up likewise as the underlying gross
books.

Impact of Presumption Updates on Running Outcomes

Our actuaries supervise the assessment of the item obligations and also possessions and also
examine the underlying inputs and also presumptions. We adequately examine the
actuarial presumptions underlying these appraisals and also upgrade presumptions throughout
the 3rd quarter of every year. Presumptions are based upon a mix of
Business experience, sector experience, monitoring activities and also professional judgment
and also mirror our finest price quote since the day of the suitable economic
declarations. Adjustments in presumptions can lead to a considerable modification to the
bring worth of item obligations and also possessions and also, subsequently, the effect
can be worldly to profits in the duration of the modification.

The majority of the variable annuity items, variable global life insurance policy and also
global life insurance policy items we provide keep insurance policy holder down payments that
are reported as obligations and also categorized within either Different Accounts
obligations or insurance policy holder account equilibriums. Our items and also motorcyclists additionally
effect obligations for future insurance policy holder advantages and also unearned incomes and also
possessions for DAC and also DSI. The assessment of these possessions and also obligations (various other
than down payments) are based upon varying audit techniques relying on the
item, each of which calls for countless presumptions and also significant
judgment. The audit assistance used in the assessment of these possessions and also
obligations consists of, however is not restricted to, the following: (i) standard life
insurance policy items for which presumptions are secured at beginning;
( ii) global life insurance policy and also variable life insurance policy second assurances
for which advantage obligations are figured out by approximating the anticipated worth of
survivor benefit payable when the account equilibrium is forecasted to be absolutely no and also
identifying those advantages ratably over the buildup duration based upon overall
anticipated evaluations; (iii) specific item assurances for which advantage
obligations are accumulated over the life of the agreement symmetrical to real
and also future anticipated plan evaluations; and also (iv) specific item assurances
reported as ingrained by-products at reasonable worth.

For more information of our audit plans and also relevant judgments relating
to presumption updates, see Note 2 of the Notes to the Consolidated Financial
Declarations and also “Recap of Essential Bookkeeping Estimates-Liability for Future
Plan Advantages consisted of in the 2021 Kind 10-K”.

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Macroeconomic and also Sector Fads

Our service and also combined outcomes of procedures are considerably influenced
by financial problems and also customer self-confidence, problems in the worldwide resources
markets and also the rate of interest atmosphere.

Financial and also Economic Setting

A wide range of aspects remain to influence economic and also financial problems.
These aspects consist of, to name a few, volatility in economic markets, financial
development, inflationary stress, gas and also power expenses, supply chain disturbances,
reduced rates of interest, adjustments in financial or financial plan and also geopolitical
stress.

The intrusion of Ukraine by Russia and also the permissions and also various other actions being
enforced in action to this problem considerably boosted the degree of
volatility in the economic markets and also have actually boosted the degree of financial and also
political unpredictability.

Emphasized problems, volatility and also disturbances in the resources markets,
specific markets, or economic property courses can have a negative result on us,
partly since we have a big financial investment profile and also our insurance policy
obligations and also by-products are delicate to transforming market aspects, consisting of
rates of interest, which are prepared for to remain to climb in 2022 based upon
declarations of participants of the Board of Governors of the Federal Book System.
A rise in market volatility can remain to impact our service,
consisting of with impacts on the returns we gain on spent possessions, adjustments in
necessary books and also resources and also variations in the worth of our AUM and also AV,
where we acquire our charge revenue. These impacts can be intensified by
unpredictability regarding future financial plan, adjustments in tax obligation plan, the range of
possible deregulation and also degrees of worldwide profession.

The possibility for boosted volatility, combined with dominating rates of interest
staying listed below historic standards regardless of inflationary stress, can
stress sales and also decrease need for our items as customers take into consideration
buying alternate items to fulfill their purposes. Additionally, this
atmosphere can make it hard to continually create items that are
appealing to consumers. Financial efficiency can be negatively influenced by
market volatility and also equity market decreases as costs driven by AV and also AUM
change, hedging boost and also incomes decrease because of minimized sales and also
boosted discharges

We keep track of the habits of our consumers and also various other aspects, consisting of death
prices, morbidity prices, annuitization prices and also gap and also abandonment prices, which
modification in action to adjustments in resources market problems, to make certain that our
items and also remedies continue to be appealing and also rewarding. For extra
details on our level of sensitivity to rates of interest and also resources market value, see
” Measurable and also Qualitative Disclosures Regarding Market Threat”.

Rate Of Interest Setting

Our company believe the rate of interest atmosphere will certainly remain to influence our service
and also economic efficiency in the future for a number of factors, consisting of the
complying with:

• Specific of our variable annuity and also life insurance policy items pay ensured
minimal passion attributing prices. We are needed to pay these ensured
minimal prices also if profits on our financial investment profile decrease, with the
resulting financial investment margin compression adversely affecting profits. In
enhancement, we anticipate a lot more insurance policy holders to hold plans with fairly high
ensured prices much longer (reduced gap prices) in a reduced rate of interest atmosphere.
On the other hand, a surge in ordinary return on our financial investment profile need to
favorably effect profits. In a similar way, we anticipate insurance policy holders would certainly be much less
most likely to hold plans with existing ensured prices (greater gap prices) as
rates of interest climb.

• An extended reduced rate of interest atmosphere additionally might subject us to boosted
hedging expenses or a rise in the quantity of legal books that our
insurance policy subsidiaries are needed to hold for GMxB functions, reducing their
legal excess, which would negatively impact their capacity to pay returns
to us. Additionally, it might additionally boost the regarded worth of GMxB functions to
our insurance policy holders, which consequently might bring about a greater price of annuitization and also
greater persistence of those items in time. Lastly, reduced rates of interest might
remain to trigger a velocity of DAC amortization or get rise because of
loss acknowledgment for interest-sensitive items.

For a conversation on by-products we made use of to hedge rates of interest, see Keep in mind 4 of
the Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements in this Kind 10-Q.

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Governing Advancements

We are controlled mainly by the NYDFS, with some plans and also items additionally
based on government policy. On a continuous basis, regulatory authorities fine-tune resources
demands and also present brand-new booking requirements. Rules lately taken on
or presently under testimonial can possibly influence our legal get, resources
demands and also earnings of the sector and also lead to boosted
policy and also oversight for the sector. For extra details on the
regulative growths and also threat we encounter, see “Business-Regulation” and also “Threat
Factors-Legal and also Governing Threats” in the 2021 Kind 10-K.

Environment Threats. In March 2022, the SEC launched recommended regulation adjustments on
climate-related disclosure. The recommended regulation adjustments would certainly call for business to
consist of specific climate-related disclosures consisting of details regarding
climate-related dangers that have actually had or sensibly most likely to have a product
effect on their service, outcomes of procedures, or economic problem, and also
specific climate-related economic declaration metrics in a note to the audited
economic declarations. To name a few points, the needed details regarding
climate-related dangers additionally would certainly consist of disclosure of a firm’s greenhouse
gas discharges, details regarding climate-related targets and also objectives, and also if a
shift strategy, has actually been taken on as component of climate-related threat monitoring
approach, and also calls for comprehensive attestation demands. If taken on as
recommended, the regulation adjustments are anticipated to lead to extra conformity and also
reporting expenses.

Personal Privacy and also Protection of Client Details and also Cybersecurity Policy. In
March 2022, the SEC launched recommended guidelines improving cybersecurity threat and also
monitoring disclosure demands for business. If passed, the recommended guidelines
would certainly, to name a few points, call for disclosure of any type of product cybersecurity
event on its Kind 8-K within 4 service days of identifying that the
event it has actually experienced is product. They would certainly additionally call for routine
disclosures of, to name a few points, (i) information on the business’s cybersecurity
plans and also treatments, (ii) cybersecurity administration, oversight plans and also
threat monitoring plans, consisting of the board of supervisors’ oversight of
cybersecurity dangers, (iii) the pertinent proficiency of participants of the board of
supervisors relative to cybersecurity concerns and also (iv) information of any type of
cybersecurity event that was formerly divulged on Kind 8-K, in addition to any type of
concealed events that were non-material, however have actually come to be product in the
accumulation.

Consolidated Outcomes of Workflow

Our combined outcomes of procedures are considerably influenced by problems
in the resources markets and also the economic situation since we provide market delicate
items. These items have actually been a considerable vehicle driver of our outcomes of
procedures. Due to the fact that the future cases direct exposure on these items is delicate to
motions in the equity markets and also rates of interest, we have in location different
hedging and also reinsurance programs that are created to minimize the financial threat
of motions in the equity markets and also rates of interest. The volatility in internet
revenue attributable to Equitable Financial through offered listed below
arises from the inequality in between: (i) the modification in bring worth of the
books for GMDB and also specific GMIB functions that do not totally and also promptly
mirror the effect of equity and also passion market variations; (ii) the modification
in reasonable worth of items with the GMIB function that have a no-lapse assurance;
and also (iii) our hedging and also reinsurance programs.

The complying with table summarizes our combined declarations of revenue (loss) for
the 3 months finished March 31, 2022 and also 2021:

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