Press Release - AUGUST 09, 2019
AM Best Places Credit Ratings of United Insurance Company and United Re (Europe) S.A. Under Review With Negative Implications
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OLDWICK - AUGUST 09, 2019
The under review status with negative implications reflects AM Best’s concerns that the transaction has put pressure on UIC’s capital strength and liquidity position. UIC’s ratings will remain under review with negative implications until the transaction closes, and AM Best is able to adequately analyze the effects of the transaction on UIC’s ratings. AM Best will continue to monitor any interim developments and reassess the group’s capital and liquidity position on Sept. 30, 2019, in conjunction with the expected recapitalization of the group.
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