Sompo Japan Himawari Life Insurance and NIPPONKOA Life Insurance will merge to form NKSJ Himawari Life Insurance Co. Ltd. on Oct. 1, 2011. Standard & Poor's has affirmed its 'AA-' ratings on Sompo Japan Himawari and the insurer's status as a core subsidiary within the NKSJ group. The outlook on the ratings is negative, reflecting that on the other core operating entities within the group. TOKYO (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 30, 2011--Standard & Poor's Rating Services today affirmed its 'AA-' insurer financial strength and long-term counterparty credit ratings on Sompo Japan Himawari Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Sompo Japan Himawari). The outlook on both ratings is negative. Sompo Japan Himawari will merge with NIPPONKOA Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NR) to form...
Companies mentioned in this report are: NKSJ Himawari Life Insurance Inc.
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