Press Release - OCTOBER 15, 2019
AM Best Upgrades Issuer Credit Rating of Pinnacle National Insurance Company
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OLDWICK - OCTOBER 15, 2019
The rating actions reflect the recent transfer of ownership of Pinnacle National to State National Insurance Company, Inc. (SNIC), and its participation in a pooling agreement with other members of the State National Group, led by SNIC. The ratings of Pinnacle National reflect the group’s balance sheet strength, which AM Best categorizes as very strong, as well as its strong operating performance, neutral business profile and appropriate enterprise risk management.
The ratings of the other members of the State National Group are unchanged by these actions.
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