Pacers' arena to be renamed in 2019

From FOX Sports - March 13, 2018

INDIANAPOLISThe Bankers Life name will be coming off the Indiana Pacers arena after next season.

The Pacers and CNO Financial Group announced Tuesday that the company wouldnt renew its naming-rights contract for the downtown Indianapolis arena after it expires June 30, 2019.

The Carmel-based company formerly known as Conseco Inc. has held the arenas naming rights since it opened as Conseco Fieldhouse in 1999 under a 20-year, $40 million contract.

Bankers Life is among CNO Financials business units. Its name has been on the arena since late 2011.

The Pacers say they will work to line up a new naming rights contract.


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