March 14, 2019

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

LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 14, 2019 - AM 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, AM 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 ($39 million outstanding), due 2035, 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
Star Marketing & Administration, Inc. (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. Stop-loss insurance and ancillary coverage are provided by Trustmark Life Insurance Company. Starmark® is a registered trademark of Trustmark Insurance Company. Additional information is available at www.starmarkinc.com.

About Trustmark
More than 100 years of Trust.
Trustmark provides access to a full spectrum of employee benefits to improve health and financial wellbeing, including payroll-deducted voluntary products, benefit administration, 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.