March 13, 2018

A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Trustmark Group, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries

LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 13, 2018 - A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “a-”of Trustmark Insurance Company (Lake Forest, IL) and Trustmark Life Insurance Company of New York (Albany, NY) (collectively referred to as Trustmark Group), as well as Trustmark Life Insurance Company (Lake Forest, IL). Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the Long-Term ICR of “bbb-” of the holding company, Trustmark Group, Inc. (TGI) (Lake Forest, IL) and the Long-Term Issue Credit Rating of “bb” on $75 million floating rate trust preferred securities, due 2035 ($39.9 million currently outstanding), issued by Trustmark Finance Trust I. The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable.

For more information, view the A.M. Best rating affirmation.
 
About Starmark
Starmark administers self-funded health benefit plans, offering extensive plan design choices, exceptional personal service and nationwide provider access for small to mid-size businesses. Plans are administered by Starmark, and stop-loss insurance and ancillary coverage are provided by Trustmark Life Insurance Company. Additional information is available at www.starmarkinc.com.
 
About The Trustmark Companies
Well-being means more than good health. The Trustmark Companies provide a full spectrum of employee benefits to improve well-being through better health and greater financial security. These include payroll-deducted voluntary products, expert benefit plan design and administration, and population wellness programs and fitness center management. Trustmark’s success is based on building and maintaining trust through personal, responsive service and flexible, innovative benefit solutions. Visit us at www.trustmarkcompanies.com