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AM Best Places Credit Ratings of Standard Life and Casualty Insurance Company Under Review With Positive Implications
[June 26, 2020]

AM Best Places Credit Ratings of Standard Life and Casualty Insurance Company Under Review With Positive Implications


AM Best has placed under review with positive implications the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of B (Fair) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of "bb" of Standard Life and Casualty Insurance Company (Standard Life and Casualty) (Salt Lake City, UT). The rating actions follow the recent announcement by ManhattanLife of its agreement to acquire Standard Life and Casualty. The transaction is expected to close in 2020 and is subject to regulatory approvals.

The positive implications reflect the financial strength of the acquirer, ManhattanLife. The ratings will remain under review pending completion of the transaction and discussions with the new parent.

This press release relates to Credit Ratings that have been published on AM Best's website. For all rating information relating to the release and pertinent disclosures, including details of the office responsible for issuing each of the individual ratings referenced in this release, please see AM Best's Recent Rating Activity web page. For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Best's Credit Ratings. For information on the proper media use of Best's Credit Ratings and AM Best press releases, please view Guide for Media - Proper Use of Best's Credit Ratings and AM Best Rating Action Press Releases.



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