The Credit Rating (rating) actions follow the announcement that CMC has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with and into The
The under review with positive implications status reflect the need for AM Best to further and fully assess the financial and operational impacts of the merger. In addition, the positive implications consider the successful track record that ACG has established with similar transactions in the past and the benefits of operational synergies with other subsidiary companies. AM Best will continue to hold discussions with CMC’s management and monitor the balance sheet strength, operating performance, business profile and enterprise risk management of both insurance companies through the close of the transaction.
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