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A.M. Best Withdraws Credit Ratings of Aurigen Reinsurance Limited

May 17, 2018

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “a” of Aurigen Reinsurance Limited (Pembroke, Bermuda). The outlook for the Long-Term ICR has been revised to stable from positive while the outlook for the FSR remains stable. Concurrently, A.M. Best has withdrawn the ratings as the company has requested to no longer participate in A.M. Best’s interactive rating process.

The ratings reflect Aurigen Reinsurance Limited’s balance sheet strength, which A.M. Best categorizes as strongest, as well as its adequate operating performance, neutral business profile and appropriate enterprise risk management.

The outlook for the Long-Term ICR has been revised to stable based on the company’s intention to merge Aurigen Reinsurance Limited with PartnerRe Life Reinsurance Company of Bermuda Ltd and eliminate Aurigen Reinsurance Limited.

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 web page. For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view . For information on the proper media use of Best’s Credit Ratings and A.M. Best press releases, please view .

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CONTACT: A.M. Best

Bruno Caron, +1-908-439-2200, ext. 5144

Financial Analyst

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Christopher Sharkey, +1-908-439-2200, ext. 5159

Manager, Public Relations

christopher.sharkey@ambest.com

or

William Pargeans, +1-908-439-2200, ext. 5359

Director

william.pargeans@ambest.com

or

Jim Peavy, +1-908-439-2200, ext. 5644

Director, Public Relations

james.peavy@ambest.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES BERMUDA EUROPE ASIA PACIFIC NORTH AMERICA CARIBBEAN NEW JERSEY SINGAPORE

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE INSURANCE

SOURCE: A.M. Best

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