A.M. Best Withdraws Ratings of First Trenton Indemnity Company Due to Merger With An Affiliated Comp

A.M. Best Withdraws Ratings of First Trenton Indemnity Company Due to Merger With An Affiliated Company

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best Co. has withdrawn the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and issuer credit rating of "a" of First Trenton Indemnity Company (First Trenton) (Parsippany, NJ)following its merger into an affiliate company, TheTravelers Indemnity Company (Hartford, CT), a subsidiary of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) (headquartered in New York, NY) (NYS: TRV) on October 1, 2013. The ratings of TRV and its property/casualty subsidiaries are unaffected by this transaction.

The methodology used in determining these ratings is Best's Credit Rating Methodology, which provides a comprehensive explanation of A.M. Best's rating process and contains the different rating criteria employed in the rating process. Best's Credit Rating Methodology can be found at www.ambest.com/ratings/methodology.


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