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MARCH 05, 2021 03:03 PM (EST)

AM Best Withdraws Credit Ratings of Georgia Casualty & Surety Company

 Maurice Thomas
Senior Financial Analyst
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Michelle Baurkot
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Christopher Sharkey
Manager, Public Relations
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Jim Peavy
Director, Communications
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OLDWICK - MARCH 05, 2021 03:03 PM (EST)
AM Best has withdrawn the Financial Strength Rating of A-(Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” of Georgia Casualty & Surety Company (GCS) (Johns Creek, GA) following its Feb. 1, 2021, acquisition by Builders Mutual Insurance Company. No final Credit Rating (rating) action was taken due to GCS effectively being sold as a shell. The existing ratings of the members of Columbia Insurance Group are unchanged.

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