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Group-Wide Supervision Notices - ACE


Pursuant to section 1406.2(c) of Article XIV of The Insurance Company Law of 1921, as amended by the act of July 5, 2012 (P. L. 1111, No. 136) (Act 136), the Pennsylvania Insurance Department,  in cooperation with other supervisors, may determine that it is the appropriate group-wide supervisor for an international insurance group with substantial operations concentrated in Pennsylvania or in insurance operations conducted by subsidiary insurance companies domiciled in Pennsylvania, where the ultimate controlling person is domiciled outside Pennsylvania.  40 P.S. § 991.1406.2(c). 
In cooperation with other supervisory regulators, the Department has determined that it is the appropriate group-wide supervisor for the ACE Group of Companies (“ACE Group”).  The ultimate controlling person of ACE Group is ACE Limited, the Swiss-incorporated holding company of ACE Group.  ACE Group has substantial operations in Pennsylvania.  Additionally, Pennsylvania is the state of domicile for ACE American Insurance Company (NAIC No. 22667), the lead company in the ACE American Pool, which includes the following Pennsylvania domestic companies: 
  • ACE Property and Casualty Insurance Company (NAIC No. 20699)
  • ACE Fire Underwriters Insurance Company (NAIC No. 20702)
  • Pacific Employers Insurance Company (NAIC No. 22748)
  • Insurance Company of North America (NAIC No. 22713)
  • Bankers Standard Insurance Company (NAIC No. 18279)
  • Bankers Standard Fire and Marine Company (NAIC No. 20591)
  • Indemnity Insurance Company of North America (NAIC No. 43575)
In addition, Century Indemnity Company (NAIC No. 20710), a run-off operation, Westchester Fire Insurance Company (NAIC No. 10030), Penn Millers Insurance Company (NAIC No. 14982), and American Millers Insurance Company (NAIC No. 23477) are domiciled in Pennsylvania. 
Accordingly, this Notice shall serve as publication by the Department pursuant to 40 P.S. §991.1406.2(d), which requires the Department to publish in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and on its Internet website the identity of international insurance groups that it has determined are subject to its group-wide supervision. 
Questions regarding this notice should be directed to Stephen J. Johnson, Deputy Insurance Commissioner, Insurance Department, 1345 Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17120, or by fax to (717) 787-8557.
Insurance Commissioner