OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A+ (Superior) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “aa-” (Superior) to Greater Midwestern Indemnity Company (Midwestern) (New York, NY). Concurrently, AM Best has assigned an FSR of A+ (Superior) and a Long-Term ICR of “aa-” (Superior) to Greater Mid-Atlantic Indemnity Company (Mid-Atlantic) (New York, NY). The outlooks assigned to these Credit Ratings (ratings) are stable. Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic are wholly owned subsidiaries of Greater New York Mutual Insurance Company (Greater NY Mutual), their ultimate parent.
The ratings of Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic reflect their balance sheet strength, which AM Best assesses as strongest, as well as their strong level of operating performance, neutral business profile and appropriate enterprise risk management. The ratings of the pooled members of Greater NY Mutual are being extended to Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic given the explicit support provided through this pooling arrangement. The operations of Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic are fully integrated with Greater NY Mutual’s other pooled members.
Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic will write the same products as Greater NY Mutual, adding greater flexibility with filed rates.
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