A.M. Best Places Credit Ratings of Equitable Life & Casualty Insurance Company Under Review With Developing Implications

OLDWICK, N.J.--()--A.M. Best has placed under review with developing implications the Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bb+” of Equitable Life & Casualty Insurance Company (Equitable Life & Casualty) (Salt Lake City, UT).

This rating action follows the approval by the Utah Department of Insurance of the sale of Equitable Life & Casualty to SILAC, LLC. A.M. Best expects to resolve the under review with developing implications status following discussions with the senior management team regarding Equitable Life & Casualty’s strategic and capital plans going forward.

This press release relates to Credit Ratings that have been published on A.M. 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 A.M. Best’s Recent Rating Activity web page. For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Understanding Best’s Credit Ratings.

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Senior Financial Analyst
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jeffrey.lane@ambest.com
or
Sally Rosen
Director
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5280
sally.rosen@ambest.com
or
Christopher Sharkey
Manager, Public Relations
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5159
christopher.sharkey@ambest.com
or
Jim Peavy
Director, Public Relations
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5644
james.peavy@ambest.com

Contacts

A.M. Best
Jeffrey Lane
Senior Financial Analyst
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5567
jeffrey.lane@ambest.com
or
Sally Rosen
Director
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5280
sally.rosen@ambest.com
or
Christopher Sharkey
Manager, Public Relations
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5159
christopher.sharkey@ambest.com
or
Jim Peavy
Director, Public Relations
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5644
james.peavy@ambest.com