SOURCE: Demotech, Inc.

March 11, 2008 06:12 ET

Wolverine Mutual Insurance Company Earns Financial Stability Rating® of A', Unsurpassed

COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwire - March 11, 2008) - Wolverine Mutual Insurance Company has earned a Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A', Unsurpassed, from 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 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, including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD.

About Wolverine Mutual Insurance Company

Wolverine Mutual is a regional personal lines property/casualty insurance carrier operating in Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin. The company, based in Dowagiac, Michigan, has been writing personal lines business through independent agents since 1917. For more information about Wolverine Mutual, access the company Web site:

About Demotech, Inc.

Since 1985, Demotech, Inc., a Columbus, Ohio based financial analysis and actuarial services firm, has provided responsive services to address actuarial and financial analysis issues, whether the issues have been for a particular insurer or prevalent throughout the insurance industry. As the first company to have its rating process formally reviewed and accepted by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD, Demotech has been leveling the playing field by offering Financial Stability Ratings® (FSRs) to insurers of all sizes. Demotech applies its broad actuarial and industry experience to its consulting services, which include pricing analysis and loss and loss adjustment expense reserve reviews.

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