A.M. Best Co. affirms A (Excellent) rating for the insurance companies of National Life Group

Montpelier, VT (November 29, 2012)  – A.M. Best Co. has affirmed its A (Excellent) financial strength ratings for National Life Insurance Company and Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, the two insurance companies of National Life Group. This is the third highest of A.M. Best’s 16 ratings.

“Our financial strength is key to our ability to deliver on our promises,” said Mehran Assadi, president and CEO of National Life Group. “I am so pleased that we continue to receive an excellent financial strength rating from A.M. Best.”


In a press release announcing its decision, A.M. Best said, “National Life’s ratings recognize its consistent operating performance, continued conservative risk profile and diverse distribution channels. The company also benefits from its competitive position in the indexed universal life (UL) insurance and 403(b) indexed annuity markets, as well as its good expense management.”

Read the full press release from A.M. Best here.

Ratings are subject to change.

National Life Group® is a trade name of National Life Insurance Company, Montpelier, VT., Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, Addison, Texas, and their affiliates. Each company of National Life Group is solely responsible for its own financial condition and contractual obligations. Life Insurance Company of the Southwest is not an authorized insurer in New York and does not conduct insurance business in New York.

Sentinel Investments® is the unifying brand name for Sentinel Financial Services Company, Sentinel Asset Management, Inc., and Sentinel Administrative Services, Inc.