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North American Earns High Ratings

A Portrait of Financial Stability

Independent rating agencies are an important source of information on an insurance company's ability to meet its obligations. North American continues to receive high ratings based on its financial strength and operating performance.  
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A+ (Superior) Rated by A.M. Best1

A.M. Best has rated North American Company for Life and Health Insurance an "A+" (Superior) rating. A+ is the second highest rating out of 15 rating categories and was affirmed for North American Company, as part of Sammons Financial Group®, on June 3, 2015.2

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A+ (Strong) Rated by Standard & Poor's3

Standard and Poor's awarded its "A+" (Strong) rating for insurer financial strength on February 26, 2009 and affirmed on July 2, 2015 to North American Company for Life and Health Insurance® as part of Sammons Financial Group.2

The A+ (Strong) rating, which is the fifth highest out of twenty-two, reflects the financial strength of North American Company for Life and Health Insurance®, member of Sammons Financial Group.2

The rating is based on the group's diversified financial services franchise, superior earnings performance, and extremely strong capital and liquidity.3

Major rating factors cited by Standard & Poor's include: superior performance, extremely strong capitalization, extremely strong liquidity, and business diversification.3

Our Standard & Poor's rating affirmation proves that North American Company, as part of Sammons Financial Group, is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards when it comes to prudent investments and quality portfolio decisions. Our objective is to achieve both competitive earned rates and attractive total investment returns to support our strong product position in today's marketplace.


1 A.M. Best is a large third party independent reporting and rating company that rates an insurance company on the basis of the company's financial strength, operating performance and the ability to meet its obligations to policyholders.

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2 Sammons Financial Group® is comprised of North American Company for Life and Health Insurance®, Midland National® Life Insurance Company, including its divisions, Sammons Annuity GroupSM and Sammons® Corporate Markets Group, Sammons Retirement Solutions®, Inc. and Sammons Financial Network®, LLC.

3 Source: Standard & Poor's, Global Credit Portal: Ratings Direct, July 2, 2015.