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Glencoe Insurance Ltd. Downgraded To 'A' From 'A+'; Outlook Stable
Standard & Poors, May 2011
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR; A/Stable/--) recently sold substantially all of its U.S.-based property/casualty business to QBE Holdings Inc. Following the sale, we still assess subsidiary Glencoe Insurance Ltd., which RNR did not sell, as strategically important to the parent. Our ratings on a strategically important subsidiary reflect its stand-alone credit profile plus up to three notches of ratings uplift for the likelihood of ongoing group support. As a result, we have lowered the ratings on Glencoe Insurance Ltd. to 'A' from 'A+' and assigned a stable outlook. NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) May 17, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it lowered its counterparty credit and financial strength ratings on Glencoe Insurance Ltd. to 'A' from 'A+'. Standard...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Glencoe Insurance Ltd,RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
Action: Outlook: Stable
Action: Removed From CreditWatch
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