A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Claverack Cooperative Insurance Company

OLDWICK, N.J.--()--A.M. Best has assigned a financial strength rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and an issuer credit rating (ICR) of “a-” to Claverack Cooperative Insurance Company (Claverack) (Hudson, NY), following the state approval of a 100% quota share agreement between Claverack and Mid-Hudson Co-Operative Insurance Company (Mid-Hudson) (Montgomery, NY). The outlook assigned to the ratings is stable.

Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the FSR of A- (Excellent) and the ICR of “a-” of Mid-Hudson. The outlook for both ratings is stable.

The rating actions reflect that Claverack was incorporated into Mid-Hudson to provide additional product offerings and territories, the explicit support provided to Claverack by Mid-Hudson via a 100% quota share agreement and the full integration into the group’s operations and management.

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Contacts

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Kimberly Muccia, 908-439-2200, ext. 5731
Financial Analyst
kimberly.muccia@ambest.com
or
Gary Davis, 908-439-2200, ext. 5665
Assistant Vice President
gary.davis@ambest.com
or
Christopher Sharkey, 908-439-2200, ext. 5159
Manager, Public Relations
christopher.sharkey@ambest.com
or
Jim Peavy, 908-439-2200, ext. 5644
Assistant Vice President, Public Relations
james.peavy@ambest.com

Contacts

A.M. Best
Kimberly Muccia, 908-439-2200, ext. 5731
Financial Analyst
kimberly.muccia@ambest.com
or
Gary Davis, 908-439-2200, ext. 5665
Assistant Vice President
gary.davis@ambest.com
or
Christopher Sharkey, 908-439-2200, ext. 5159
Manager, Public Relations
christopher.sharkey@ambest.com
or
Jim Peavy, 908-439-2200, ext. 5644
Assistant Vice President, Public Relations
james.peavy@ambest.com