Demotech Assigns Financial Stability Rating® to Northwest Farmers Mutual Insurance Company


Columbus, Ohio, July 30, 2020: Northwest Farmers Mutual Insurance Company has earned a Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, Inc.  This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess exceptional 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 (L&LAE) 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.

About Northwest Farmers Mutual Insurance Company

Northwest Farmers Mutual Insurance Company (NFMIC) is a statewide limited assessable mutual insurance company providing property and liability coverage through standard fire, homeowners, farmowners, and mobile homeowners policies. Serving the northwest area of the North Carolina Piedmont since 1895, NFMIC strives to provide stability and peace of mind to policyholders through dependable coverage and excellence in customer service. As a mutual company, NFMIC is owned by  policyholders, freeing the company from the obligation of providing profitable returns to external shareholders. With this relationship, NFMIC can make every effort to provide affordable coverage to policyholders while still maintaining a strong financial position. Visit www.northwestfarmres.com for more information.

About Demotech, Inc.

Demotech, Inc. is a financial analysis firm specializing in evaluating the financial stability of regional and specialty insurers.  Since 1985, Demotech has served the insurance industry by assigning accurate, reliable, and proven Financial Stability Ratings® (FSRs) for Property & Casualty insurers and Title underwriters.  FSRs are a leading indicator of financial stability, providing an objective baseline of the future solvency of an insurer.  Demotech’s philosophy is to review and evaluate insurers based on their area of focus and execution of their business model rather than solely on financial size.  Demotech was the first to review and rate independent regional and specialty insurers. Demotech’s consistently increasing list of accreditations and acceptances has resulted in rating and reviewing more than 400 insurers operating in the US.  Visit www.demotech.com for additional information.

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