Demotech Affirms the Financial Stability Rating® Assigned to Piedmont Mutual Insurance Company
Columbus, Ohio, March 22, 2022: The Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A’ (A Prime), Unsurpassed, assigned to Piedmont Mutual Insurance Company has been affirmed by Demotech, Inc. This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess unsurpassed financial stability related to maintaining positive surplus as regards policyholders, liquidity of invested assets, an acceptable level of financial leverage, reasonable loss and loss adjustment expense reserves (L&LAE) and realistic pricing.
FSRs summarize Demotech’s opinion of the financial stability of an insurer regardless of general economic conditions or the phase of the underwriting cycle. FSRs utilize statutory financial data based on insurance accounting principles prescribed or permitted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). Since 1989, FSRs of A or better have been accepted by the major participants in the secondary mortgage marketplace.
About Piedmont Mutual Insurance Company
Piedmont Mutual Insurance Company (PMIC) was incorporated in 1992 as a non-assessable mutual insurance company operating in North Carolina. Effective January 1, 2006, PMIC amended its charter and became a limited assessable multiple lines insurance company. Piedmont focuses on low value homeowners, dwelling fire, farm owners, mobile home and commercial products including standalone tenant, seasonal, owner occupied, vacant and vacant renovation dwellings. The company provides coverage for standard risks and those risks that fall out of the standard market. PMIC’s agency force consists of some of the best independent agents across North Carolina.
About Demotech, Inc.
Demotech, Inc. is a financial analysis firm specializing in evaluating the financial stability of regional and specialty insurers. Since 1985, Demotech has served the insurance industry by assigning accurate, reliable, and proven Financial Stability Ratings® (FSRs) for Property & Casualty insurers and Title underwriters. FSRs are a leading indicator of financial stability, providing an objective baseline of the future solvency of an insurer. Demotech’s philosophy is to review and evaluate insurers based on their area of focus and execution of their business model rather than solely on financial size. Demotech was the first to review and rate independent regional and specialty insurers. Demotech’s consistently increasing list of accreditations and acceptances has resulted in rating and reviewing more than 400 insurers operating in the US. Visit www.demotech.com for additional information.
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