Wilton Re Completes the Acquisition of Payout Annuity and BOLI/COLI businesses from Aegon’s Transamerica Unit

Wilton Re Completes the Acquisition of Payout Annuity and BOLI/COLI businesses from Aegon’s Transamerica Unit June 29, 2017 (Norwalk, CT) Today, Chris Stroup, Chairman and CEO of Wilton Re, confirmed the successful completion of a transaction to acquire Transamerica’s two largest US run-off businesses: the payout annuity business and the bank owned / corporate owned […]

A.M. Best Upgrades Credit Ratings of Wilton Re Ltd and Its Subsidiaries

A.M. Best Upgrades Credit Ratings of Wilton Re Ltd and Its Subsidiaries June 02, 2017 (Norwalk, CT) A.M. Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Ratings (FSR) to A+ (Superior) from A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) to “aa-“ from “a+” of Wilton Reinsurance Bermuda Limited (Bermuda), Wilton Reassurance Company (Minneapolis, MN), […]

Wilton Re Announces the Agreement to Acquire Payout Annuity and BOLI/COLI businesses from Aegon’s Transamerica Unit

Wilton Re Announces the Agreement to Acquire Payout Annuity and BOLI/COLI businesses from Aegon’s Transamerica Unit May 22nd, 2017 Today, the board of directors of Wilton Re Ltd (“Wilton Re”) announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire Transamerica’s two largest U.S. run-off businesses: the payout annuity business and the bank owned / corporate […]

Fitch Affirms Wilton Re’s Ratings; Outlook Stable

Fitch Affirms Wilton Re’s Ratings May 01, 2017 Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ‘A+’ Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings of Wilton Reassurance Company, Wilton Reinsurance Bermuda Limited, Wilton Reassurance Life Company of New York, Texas Life Insurance Company, and Wilco Life Insurance Company (collectively referred to as Wilton Re), as well as ivari. Fitch has […]

A.M. Best Revises Outlook to Positive for Wilton Re Ltd and Its Subsidiaries

A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Wilton Re Holdings Limited and Its Subsidiaries April 29, 2016 (Norwalk, CT)  A.M. Best has revised the outlooks to positive from stable and affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a+” for Wilton Reinsurance Bermuda Limited (Bermuda), Wilton Reassurance Company (Minneapolis, MN), Texas […]

Wilton Re Announces Organizational Changes

Wilton Re Announces Organizational Changes April 28th, 2016 (Norwalk, Connecticut) Wilton Re announced the appointment of Mike Fleitz as Chief Executive Officer of Wilton Re U.S. and Steve Lash as SVP & Chief Financial Officer of Wilton Re U.S.  Chris Stroup will remain active as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Wilton Re Ltd. Mike Fleitz had […]

Fitch Affirms Wilton Re’s Ratings; Outlook Stable

Fitch Affirms Wilton Re’s Ratings; Outlook Stable October 8th, 2015 Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ‘A+’ Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings of Wilton Reassurance Company, Wilton Reinsurance Bermuda Limited, Wilton Reassurance Life Company of New York, Texas Life Insurance Company, and Conseco Life Insurance Company (collectively referred to as Wilton Re). Fitch has also affirmed […]

Wilton Re Completes Acquisition of Transamerica Life Canada

Wilton Re Completes Acquisition of Transamerica Life Canada July 31, 2015 (Wilton, Connecticut) Today, Chris Stroup, Chairman and CEO of Wilton Re, confirmed the successful completion of the sale of Transamerica Life Canada to Wilton Re. The previously announced sale consists of Transamerica Life Canada, Canadian Premier Life, Legacy General Insurance Company, Aegon Capital Management, […]

A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Wilton Re Holdings Limited and Its Subsidiaries

A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Wilton Re Holdings Limited and Its Subsidiaries April 24, 2015 (Wilton, CT)  A.M. Best has upgraded the issuer credit ratings (ICR) to “a+” from “a” and affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) of Wilton Reinsurance Bermuda Limited (Bermuda), Wilton Reassurance Company (Minneapolis, MN), Texas Life Insurance Company (Waco, […]

Wilton Re Announces the Agreement to Acquire Transamerica Businesses in Canada from Aegon N.V.

Wilton Re Announces the Agreement to Acquire Transamerica Businesses in Canada from Aegon N.V. October 16, 2014 (Wilton, Connecticut) Today, the board of directors of Wilton Re Ltd (“Wilton Re”) announced the execution of definitive agreements to acquire the majority of the Aegon N.V. operations in Canada for C$600 million, consisting of Transamerica Life Canada, […]