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Genworth Financial to Meet With Investors; to Affirm Guidance

RICHMOND, Va., Aug 19, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- In meetings with investors during the week of August 22, 2005, Genworth Financial's (NYSE: GNW) chairman, president and CEO, Michael D. Fraizer will affirm the company's guidance for net operating earnings per share and operating return on equity (ROE) given in its earnings release dated July 28, 2005 and during its publicly webcast earnings call held on July 29, 2005.

About Genworth Financial

Genworth is a leading insurance holding company, serving the lifestyle protection, retirement income, investment and mortgage insurance needs of more than 15 million customers, and has operations in 23 countries, including the U.S., Canada, Australia, the U.K. and more than a dozen other European countries. For more information, visit http://www.genworth.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward- looking statements may be identified by words such as "expects," "intends," "anticipates," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "will," or words of similar meaning and include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the outlook for the company's future business and financial performance. Forward- looking statements are based on management's current expectations and assumptions, which are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict. Actual outcomes and results may differ materially due to global political, economic, business, competitive, market, regulatory and other factors, including those identified in our earnings release dated July 28, 2005.

The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward- looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise. This press release also includes references to the non-GAAP financial measures entitled "net operating earnings" and "operating return on equity." Information about these non-GAAP financial measures is available in our earnings release dated July 28, 2005, available at http://investor.genworth.com.

SOURCE Genworth Financial

Investors: Anthony Attard, +1-804-281-6418, alicia.charity@genworth.com
or Media:
Tom Topinka, +1-804-662-2534, Thomas.Topinka@genworth.com
both of Genworth Financial