WATERLOO, ON, November 15, 2019 — AM Best affirmed today the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and issuer credit rating of “a-” for Economical Mutual Insurance Company.  The outlook for these ratings remains stable.   

"We are pleased that AM Best has once again affirmed its ratings and stable outlook for Economical, which demonstrates our continued financial strength," said Philip Mather, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Economical Insurance. “Economical is committed to being a strong, stable and disciplined company as we pursue demutualization and prepare to become a publicly traded company.”

In its rating announcement, AM Best acknowledged Economical’s strong capitalization, and commitment to organizational and operational transformations through investments in its personal lines broker business and development of its digital direct brand Sonnet.

For more information about AM Best’s ratings, visit www.ambest.com.

About Economical Insurance

Economical Mutual Insurance Company (“Economical” or “Economical Insurance”, which includes its subsidiaries where the context so requires) is a leading property and casualty insurer in Canada, with approximately $2.5 billion in annualized gross written premiums and $5.9 billion in assets as at September 30, 2019. Economical is a Canadian-owned and operated company that services the insurance needs of more than one million customers across the country.

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