Press Release - SEPTEMBER 25, 2018
A.M. Best Withdraws Credit Ratings of National Insurance Company of Wisconsin, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OLDWICK - SEPTEMBER 25, 2018
The ratings reflect NICW’s balance sheet strength, which A.M. Best categorizes as very strong, as well as the company’s marginal operating performance, limited business profile and marginal enterprise risk management. The stable outlooks consider NICW’s very strong balance sheet strength assessment.
Following the final rating review, A.M. Best has decided to withdraw the ratings, largely reflecting NICW’s very limited remaining business operations. From a balance sheet perspective, loss reserves essentially were eliminated when the last of NICW’s long-term disability and long-term care reserves were reinsured over the past several years, thereby significantly reducing the remaining liability structure of the organization.
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