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For the record--corporate changes 2005: all companies listed are U.S. property/casualty or life/health insurers. Changes occurred in 2005, unless otherwise indicated.



Life/Health

Mergers

Alliance of Poles of America (AMB AMB Ambient
AMB Ambassador
AMB Amber
AMB Ambulance
AMB Associação Médica Brasileira (Brazil)
AMB Ambulatory
AMB Advanced Memory Buffer (FBDIMM control unit on DRAM) 
# 60052), Cleveland. This company was merged into Polish Roman Catholic Union of America The Polish Roman Catholic Union of America ("PRCUA") is the oldest Polish American organization in the United States. Its history spans notable periods in the development of the Polish American ethnic group, from the time of early settlement by immigrants from Poland (Poles)  during 2005.

American States Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 06105), Indianapolis. This company was merged into Symetra Life Insurance Co. on Oct. 1, 2005.

American Vanguard Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 09113), Des Moines, Iowa “Des Moines” redirects here. For other uses, see Des Moines (disambiguation).
Des Moines (pronounced /dɪˈmɔɪn/ in English,
. This company was merged into AmerUs Life Insurance Co. on Sept. 20, 2005.

Association of Lithuanian Workers (AMB# 09800), Middletown, N.Y. This company was merged into Supreme Council of the Royal Arcanum ar·ca·num  
n. pl. ar·ca·na or ar·ca·nums
1. A deep secret; a mystery.

2. often arcana Specialized knowledge or detail that is mysterious to the average person:
 on Dec. 28, 2005.

Cameron Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 68018), Cameron, Mo. This company was merged into Unified Life Insurance Co. on Jan. 1, 2005.

Catholic Knights of America (AMB# 06190), St. Louis. This company was merged into Catholic Knights during 2005.

City Holdings Reinsurance The contract made between an insurance company and a third party to protect the insurance company from losses. The contract provides for the third party to pay for the loss sustained by the insurance company when the company makes a payment on the original contract.  Life Co. (AMB# 68180), Phoenix. This company was merged into American Health American Health Inc. is a company that manufactures health supplements. It is located in Holbrook, New York. One of its products is labeled the "Chewable Original Papaya Enzyme" with the attached registered trademark, "The 'After Meal Supplement'".  and Life Insurance Co. on June 28, 2005.

Columbian Family Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 06758), Binghamton, N.Y. This company was merged into Columbian Mutual Life Insurance Co. on Nov. 30, 2005.

Coordinated Health Partners Inc. (AMB# 68592), Providence, R.I. This company was merged into Blue Cross and Blue Shield Blue Shield A US not-for-profit health care insurer that is a reimbursement intermediary for physicians. Cf Blue Cross.  of Rhode Island Rhode Island, island, United States
Rhode Island, island, 15 mi (24 km) long and 5 mi (8 km) wide, S R.I., at the entrance to Narragansett Bay. It is the largest island in the state, with steep cliffs and excellent beaches.
 on Jan. 1, 2005.

Country Medical Plans Inc. (AMB# 60226), Bloomington, Ill. This company was merged into Cotton States Life Insurance Co. on Jan. 1, 2005.

Crocker Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 09334), Concord, Calif. This company was merged into Centurion Life Insurance Co. during 2005.

Delmarva Health Plan Inc. (AMB# 68756), Easton, Md. This company was merged into CareFirst BlueChoice Inc. during 2005.

Denticare Inc. (Kentucky) (AMB# 65715), Frankfort, Ky. This company was merged into Union Security, Insurance Co. on Nov. 1, 2005.

Denticare of Oklahoma Inc. (AMB# 64376), Tulsa, Okla. This company was merged into Union Security Insurance Co. on Nov. 1, 2005.

Federation Life Insurance of America (AMB# 09783), Milwaukee. This company was merged into Polish Roman Catholic Union of America during 2005.

First Alliance Insurance Co. (AMB# 07904), Lexington, Ky. This company was merged into Citizens Insurance Company of America on Jan. 1, 2005.

First Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Co. (AMB# 60244), White Plains, N.Y. This company was merged into Canada Life Insurance Company of New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
 on Dec. 31, 2005.

Fortis Benefits DentalCare of Wisconsin Inc. (AMB# 65716), Brookfield, Wis. This company was merged into Union Security Insurance Co. on Nov. 1, 2005.

Gem Insurance Co. (AMB# 09192), Salt Lake City. This company was merged with SafeHealth Life Insurance Co. on Feb. 28, 2005.

Glenbrook Life and Annuity Co. (AMB# 07191), Phoenix. This company was merged into Allstate Life Insurance Co. on Jan. 1, 2005.

Group Health Service of Oklahoma (AMB# 60112), Tulsa, Okla. This company was merged with HealthCare Service Corp. on Nov. 1, 2005.

Health Net Insurance of Connecticut Inc. (AMB# 11825), Shelton, Conn. This company was merged into Health Net Life Insurance Co. during 2005.

ING Insurance Company of America (AMB# 68073), Tampa, Fla. This company was merged into ING Life Insurance and Annuity Co. on Dec. 31, 2005.

Life Insurance Company of Georgia (AMB# 06643), Atlanta. This company was merged into Jackson National Life Jackson National Life Insurance is a U.S. life assurance company that is a subsidiary of the UK based insurer, Prudential Plc. Founded in 1961, Jackson is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, and has over a thousand employees in the region.  Insurance Co. on Dec. 31, 2005.

Life Insurance Company of Mississippi (AMB# 08922), Jackson, Miss. This company was merged into American Bankers Life Assurance Company of Florida on Dec. 1, 2005.

Lincoln Direct Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 06663), Lincoln, Neb. This company was merged into Assurity Life Insurance Co. on Jan. 1, 2005.

Maine Partners Health Plan Inc. (AMB# 64394), South Portland, Maine South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 23,324. Geography
South Portland is located at  (43.631549, -70.272724)GR1.
. This company was merged into Anthem Health Plans of Maine Inc. on Jan. 1, 2005.

Manufacturers Life Insurance Company of America (AMB# 60381), Bloomfield Hills, Mich. This company was merged into John Hancock Life Insurance Co. (USA) on Dec. 1, 2005.

Marmid Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 09264), Tempe, Ariz. This company was merged into HSBC HSBC Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
HSBC Humane Society of Broward County (Florida)
HSBC Humane Society of Bay County (Bay County, Michigan) 
 Reinsurance (USA) Inc. on Sept. 30, 2005.

MHN MHN Men's Health Network
MHN Mental Health Nursing
MHN Mental Health Net
MHN Main Hoon Na (Hindi movie)
MHN Mullen, Nebraska (airport code) 
 Reinsurance Company of Arizona (AMB# 08907), Phoenix. This company was merged into Health Net Life Insurance Co. on Dec. 28, 2005.

Mid-American Century Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 68241), Jefferson City Jefferson City, city (1990 pop. 35,481), state capital and seat of Cole co., central Mo., on the south bank of the Missouri River, near the mouth of the Osage; inc. 1825. , Mo. This company was merged into CICA CICA Competition In Contracting Act of 1984 (USA)
CICA Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
CICA Competition In Contracting Act
CICA Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (UK) 
 Life Insurance Company of America on Dec. 31, 2005.

MS Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 08902), Jackson, Miss. This company was merged into American Bankers Life Assurance Company of Florida on Dec. 1, 2005.

National Capital Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 68193), Austin, Texas. This company was merged into Mayflower Mayflower, ship
Mayflower, ship that in 1620 brought the Pilgrims from England to New England. She set out from Southampton in company with the Speedwell,
 National Life Insurance Co. on April 1, 2005.

National Fraternal Society of the Deaf (AMB# 09873), Springfield, Ill. This company was merged into Catholic Order of Foresters on Jan. 1, 2005.

National Life Assurance Company of Canada (AMB# 06789), Toronto. This company was merged into Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
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 Inc. on July 1, 2005.

Old United Reinsurance Co. (AMB# 60011), Phoenix. This company was merged into Old United Life Insurance Co. on May 4, 2005.

Transamerica Life Insurance and Annuity Co. (AMB# 07129), Charlotte, N.C. This company was merged into Transamerica Life Insurance Co. on Oct. 1, 2005.

UDC UDC
abbr.
universal decimal system

UDC (Brit) n abbr (= Urban District Council) → Stadtverwaltung f 
 Life and Health Insurance Co. (AMB# 68375), Oklahoma City Oklahoma City (1990 pop. 444,719), state capital, and seat of Oklahoma co., central Okla., on the North Canadian River; inc. 1890. The state's largest city, it is an important livestock market, a wholesale, distribution, industrial, and financial center, and a farm . This company was merged into Union Security Insurance Co. on Nov. 1, 2005.

Union Standard of America Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 68295), Silver Spring, Md. This company was merged into Union Labor Life Insurance Co. on Jan. 1, 2005.

United Dental Care Insurance Co. (AMB# 60035), Phoenix. This company was merged into Union Security Insurance Co. on Nov. 1, 2005.

United Dental Care of Nebraska Inc. (AMB# 65712), Omaha, Neb. This company was merged into Union Security Insurance Co. on Nov. 1, 2005.

United Dental Care of Pennsylvania Inc. (AMB# 64359), Pittsburgh. This company was merged into Union Security Insurance Co. on Nov. 1, 2005.

Valley Health Plan Inc. (AMB# 68825), Milwaukee. This company was merged into Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin on Dec. 31, 2005.

Name Changes

American Industries American Industries is a large real estate development company based in Chihuahua, Mexico. They also have offices in Monterrey, Cd. Juarez, and El Paso.

It provides various industrial real estate services, including built-to-suit, sale-lease-back, shared leases programs, and
 Family Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 68262), Houston. This company changed its name to Forethought fore·thought  
n.
1. Deliberation, consideration, or planning beforehand.

2. Preparation or thought for the future. See Synonyms at prudence.
 National Life Insurance Co. during January 2005.

Canada Life Insurance Company of New York (AMB# 08257), White Plains, N.Y. This company changed its name to First Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Co. on Dec. 31, 2005.

Central National Life Insurance Company of Omaha (AMB# 06201), Wilmington, Del. This company changed its name to Renaissance Life & Health Insurance Company of America on Nov. 2, 2005.

Citizens Insurance Company of America (AMB# 06228), Denver. This company changed its name to CICA Life Insurance Company of America during 2005.

Community Health Plan of Ohio (AMB# 60145), Fremont, Ohio Fremont is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Sandusky County.GR6 The population was 17,375 at the 2000 census. Geography
Fremont is located at  (41.348909, -83.
. This company changed its name to Ion Health of Ohio during January 2005.

Companion HealthCare Corp. (AMB# 68593), Columbia, S.C. This company changed its name to BlueChoice HealthPlan of South Carolina South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and Georgia (SW). Facts and Figures


Area, 31,055 sq mi (80,432 sq km). Pop. (2000) 4,012,012, a 15.
 Inc. on July 1, 2005.

Delta Dental Plan Delta Dental Plan,
n.pr an active member organization of the Delta Dental Plans Association (a not-for-profit organization), formed and guided by state dental societies to provide prepaid dental care to the public on a group basis.
 of Iowa (AMB# 60205), Ankeny, Iowa Ankeny is a city in Polk County, Iowa, United States. The population was 27,118 at the 2000 census, while a special census taken by the city in 2005 counted 36,162 residents.[1] It is part of the Des Moines metropolitan area. . This company changed its name to Delta Dental Delta Dental is the largest and oldest dental plan system in the United States. The Delta Dental Plans Association is comprised of 39 independent Delta Dental member companies operating in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.  of Iowa during 2005.

Delta Dental Plan of Kentucky Inc. (AMB# 64485), Louisville, Ky. This company changed its name to Delta Dental of Kentucky Inc. on Sept. 15, 2005.

Delta Dental Plan of Tennessee (AMB# 64670), Nashville, Tenn. This company changed its name to Delta Dental of Tennessee on June 29, 2005.

Delta Dental Plan of Wisconsin Inc. (AMB# 64409), Stevens Point Stevens Point, city (1990 pop. 23,006), seat of Portage co., central Wis., on the Wisconsin and Plover rivers; inc. 1858. The major industries are insurance and the manufacture of wood products, cheese, furniture, and fishing equipment. The Univ. , Wis. This company changed its name to Delta Dental of Wisconsin Inc. on May 19, 2005.

Elder Health Maryland HMO HMO health maintenance organization.

HMO
n.
A corporation that is financed by insurance premiums and has member physicians and professional staff who provide curative and preventive medicine within certain financial,
 Inc. (AMB# 64697), Baltimore. This company changed its name to Elder Health Mid-Atlantic Inc. on Sept. 1, 2005.

Farmers & Ranchers Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 60341), Oklahoma City. This company changed its name to American Farmers & Ranchers Life Insurance Co. during 2005.

Federated Connected and treated as one. See federated database and federated directories.  Life Insurance Company of Canada (AMB# 66802), Winnipeg, Manitoba. This company changed its name to Western Life Assurance Co. during 2005.

FirstChoice HealthPlans of Connecticut (AMB# 60116), North Haven North Haven, town (1990 pop. 22,249), New Haven co., S Conn., on the Quinnipiac River; settled c.1650, set off from New Haven 1786. Chiefly residential, it has some manufactures, such as aircraft parts, tools, chemicals, and machinery. , Conn. This company changed its name to WellCare of Connecticut Inc. on April 27, 2005.

First Fortis Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 08533), Syracuse, N.Y. This company changed its name to Union Security Life Insurance Company of New York on Sept. 6, 2005.

Fortis Benefits DentalCare of New Jersey Inc. (AMB# 64677), Marlton, N.J. This company changed its name to Union Security DentalCare of New Jersey on Sept. 6, 2005.

Fortis Benefits Insurance Co. (AMB# 07232), Des Moines, Iowa. This company changed its name to Union Security Insurance Co. on Sept. 6, 2005.

Fortis Insurance Co. (AMB# 07126), Milwaukee. This company changed its name to Time Insurance Co. on Sept. 6, 2005.

Manufacturers Life Insurance Co. (U.S.A.) (AMB# 06681), Bloomfield Hills, Mich. This company changed its name to John Hancock Life Insurance Co. (USA) on Jan. 1, 2005.

Manufacturers Life Insurance Company of New York (AMB# 60056), Valhalla, N.Y. This company changed its name to John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York on Jan. 1, 2005.

MIC Life Insurance Corp. (AMB# 08618), Wilmington, Del. This company changed its name to Perico Life Insurance Co. on Dec. 13, 2005.

NVAL NVAL Not Available  Visioncare Systems of California Inc. (AMB# 64717), Upland, Calif. This company changed its name to FirstSight Vision Services Inc. on July 1, 2005.

OmniCare Health Plan Inc. (AMB# 64435), Memphis, Tenn. This company changed its name to UAHC UAHC Union of American Hebrew Congregations  Health Plan of Tennessee Inc. on April 21, 2005.

Premier Medical Insurance Group Inc. (AMB# 60218), Madison, Wis. This company changed its name to Dean Health Insurance Inc. on July 1, 2005.

Protective Life Insurance Company of Kentucky (AMB# 60214), Louisville, Ky. This company changed its name to Pacific Captive Insurance Captive insurance companies are limited purpose insurance companies established with the specific objective of financing risks emanating from their parent group or groups, they sometimes also insure risks of the parent company's customers.  Co. during 2005.

Prudential Select Life Insurance Company of America (AMB# 60560), Plymouth, Minn. This company changed its name to Wilton Reassurance Co. on Sept. 30, 2005.

Southwest Texas HMO Inc. (AMB# 68718), Richardson, Texas Richardson is a suburb in Dallas County and Collin County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 91,803, while according to a 2006 estimate, the population had grown to 99,200. . This company changed its name to Health Care Service Corporation HMO-Texas on March 8, 2005.

Three Rivers Three Rivers, Que., Canada: see Trois Rivières.  Health Plans Inc. (AMB# 64104), Pittsburgh. This company changed its name to Unison Health Plan of Pennsylvania Inc. on Nov. 1, 2005.

Trigon Health and Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 06128), Richmond, Va. This company changed its name to HM Health Insurance Co. on Aug. 1, 2005.

UBS UBS Union Bank of Switzerland
UBS United Bible Societies
UBS United Blood Services
UBS United Buying Service
UBS Used Bookstore
UBS University Business Services
UBS Universal Building Society (UK)
UBS Ulaanbaatar Broadcasting System
 PaineWebber Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 06882), San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden . This company changed its name to UBS Life Insurance Company USA on Feb. 2, 2005.

United Security Life Insurance Company of Illinois (AMB# 08442), Rosemont, Ill. This company changed its name to United Security Life and Health Insurance Co. on March 1, 2005.

Victory Health Plan Inc. (AMB# 60115), Brentwood, Tenn. This company changed its name to Windsor Health Plan of TN Inc. during 2005.

Vista Behavioral Health Behavioral health was first used in the 1980's to name the combination of the fields mental health and substance abuse. As an example, an organization serving both mental health and substance abuse clients might refer to its practice as behavioral health or  Plans (AMB# 64650), El Segundo El Segundo (ĕl sēgŭn`dō), industrial city (1990 pop. 15,223), Los Angeles co., S Calif., on Santa Monica Bay; inc. 1917. Its products include navigation and computer systems, aircraft parts, office machines, telephone apparatus, and , Calif. This company changed its name to Magellan Health Services health services Managed care The benefits covered under a health contract  of California on July 22, 2005.

State Actions

AET AET Aetna, Inc.
AET After Extra Time
AET Actual Evapotranspiration
AET Alliance for Environmental Technology
AET Alpha-Ethyltryptamine
AET Applied Extrusion Technologies, Inc.
 Health Care Plan Inc. (AMB# 68787), Dallas. This company discontinued operation discontinued operation

A segment of a business that has been abandoned or sold or for which plans for one or another of these actions have been approved. See also continuing operations.
 on June 30, 2005.

Christiana Care Health Plans Inc. (AMB# 64156), New Castle, Del. This company discontinued operation on July 1, 2005.

Delaware Health Plan Consortium (AMB# 64140), New Castle, Del. This company discontinued operation on July 1, 2005.

Dental Benefit Providers of New Jersey Inc. (AMB# 64753), Newark, N.J. This company was dissolved during 2005.

Health Alliance Medical Plans Inc. (HMO) (AMB# 68984), Urbana, Ill. The company was dissolved on Jan. 1, 2005.

Insurance Investors Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 08406), Dallas. This company was dissolved on Dec. 31, 2005.

PersonalCare Insurance of Illinois Inc. (HMO) (AMB# 68765), Champaign, III. This company discontinued operation on Jan. 1, 2005.

USLIFE Credit Life Insurance Company of Arizona (AMB# 68108), Phoenix. This company was dissolved on Aug. 18, 2005.

Domiciliary domiciliary

pertaining to a household.


domiciliary calls
professional veterinary calls made to patients at their owners' residences. Called also house calls.
 Changes

General Fidelity Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 06441), San Francisco. This company redomesticated from California to South Carolina on Dec. 21, 2005.

Mid-West National Life Insurance Company of Tennessee (AMB# 06715), Nashville, Tenn. This company redomesticated from Tennessee to Texas on Aug. 12, 2005.

Pacific Life Insurance Co. (AMB# 06885), Newport Beach Newport Beach, residential and resort city (1990 pop. 66,643), Orange co., S Calif., on Newport Bay and the Pacific Ocean; inc. 1906. It is a popular seaside resort and yachting center. Manufactures include electrical and medical equipment, computers, boats, and adhesives. , Calif. This company redomesticated from California to Nebraska on Sept. 1, 2005.

Protective Life Insurance Company of Kentucky (AMB# 60214), Louisville, Ky. This company redomesticated from Kentucky to South Carolina during 2005.

Unicare Life & Health Insurance Co. (AMB# 09233), Wilmington, Del. This company was redomesticated from Delaware to Indiana during 2005.

Property/Casualty

Mergers

Ace Employers Insurance Co. (AMB# 02831), Philadelphia. This company merged into Ace American Insurance Co. on Dec. 31, 2005.

Ace Insurance Company of Texas (AMB# 02261), Irving, Texas Irving (pronounced 'er-ving') is a city located in the U.S. state of Texas within Dallas County. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, the city population was 191,615; the 2006 estimate was 201,927 according to the North Central Texas Council of Governments, and 196,084 according to . This company merged into Ace American Insurance Co. on Dec. 31, 2005.

Allied Insurance Co. (AMB# 03805), Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. . This company merged into Ace American Insurance Co. on Dec. 31, 2005.

Aristar Insurance Co. (AMB# 04459), Columbia, S.C. This company was merged into Triton Insurance Co. on July 1, 2005.

C-F Insurance Co. (AMB# 12483), San Francisco. This company merged into Folksamerica Reinsurance Co. on Sept. 29, 2005.

Colonial Fire & General Insurance Co. Ltd. (AMB# 89449), St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. This company merged into L'Union Canadicnne Compagnie d'Assurances on Dec. 31, 2005.

Dallas Fire Insurance Co. (AMB# 01790), Dallas. This company merged into Dallas National Insurance Co. on Dec. 31, 2005.

Gulf Insurance Co. (AMB# 02451), Hartford, Conn. This company was merged into Travelers Indemnity Co. on July 1, 2005.

Henry Hudson LTC LTC
abbr.
lieutenant colonel
 Risk Retention Group Inc. (AMB# 76686), Reno, Nev. This company was merged into Lewis & Clark LTC Risk Retention Group Inc. during the second quarter of 2005.

INA Ina (ē`nä), city (1990 pop. 60,062), Nagano prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Tenryu River. It is an agricultural and industrial center with a famous agricultural school.  Surplus Insurance Co. (AMB# 01973), Philadelphia. This company merged into Illinois Union Insurance Co. on Dec. 31, 2005.

Motor Club of America Insurance Co. (AMB# 11031), Paramus, N.J. This company was merged into Preserver Insurance Co. on May 7, 2005.

Mississippi Casualty Insurance Co. (AMB# 10654), Jackson, Miss. This company was merged into American Bankers Insurance Company of Florida on Dec. 1, 2005.

Optimum Frontier Insurance Co. (AMB# 87070), North Bay, Ontario North Bay (, time zone EST) is a city in Northeastern Ontario, Canada (2006 population 53,966). North Bay takes its name from its position on the shore of Lake Nipissing, and covers an area of 314.92 km² (121. . This company merged into an affiliate, Optimum Insurance Co. on Oct. 1, 2005.

Response Insurance Company of America (AMB# 12385), Washington, D.C. This company merged into Response Worldwide Direct Auto Insurance Co. on Nov. 1, 2005.

Summit Insurance Co. (AMB# 01863), Providence, R.I. This company was merged into Thames Insurance Co. on Dec. 20, 2005.

Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of Canada (AMB# 86921), Toronto. This company was merged into St. Paul St. Paul

as a missionary he fearlessly confronts the “perils of waters, of robbers, in the city, in the wilderness.” [N.T.: II Cor. 11:26]

See : Bravery
 Guarantee Insurance Co. on Jan. 1, 2005.

Zenith Star Insurance Co. (AMB# 11415),Austin, Texas. This company merged into its parent, Zenith Insurance Co. on Aug. 5, 2005.

Name Changes

Argonaut-Northwest Insurance Co. (AMB# 02057), Boise, Idaho “Boise” redirects here. For other uses, see Boise (disambiguation).

Boise is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Idaho. It is the county seat of Ada County and the principal city of the Boise metropolitan area.
. This company changed its name to Select Markets Insurance Co. on Dec. 31, 2005.

ARI ARI Acute respiratory infection, see there  Indemnity Co. (AMB# 10810), Lawrenceville, N.J. This company changed its name to Atradius Trade Credit Insurance Company, New Jersey on Dec. 1, 2005.

Arizona State Compensation Fund (AMB# 03470), Phoenix. This company changed its name to SCF SCF Service Canadien des Forêts (Canadian Forest Service)
SCF Stem Cell Factor
SCF Scientific Committee on Food (European Commission)
SCF Service Canadien de la Faune
 Arizona on Nov. 16, 2005.

Associated Industries Mutual Insurance Co. (AMB# 12543), Greensboro, N.C. This company changed its name to AIMCO AIMCO Apartment Investment Management Company (Columbus, OH)  Mutual Insurance Co. on July 17, 2005.

Atlantic Lloyds Insurance Co. (AMB# 02849), Dallas. This company changed its name to ALICOT Insurance Co. on April 1, 2005.

Balboa Lloyds Insurance Co. (AMB# 12495), Plano, Texas Plano (IPA: /ˈpleɪnoʊ/) is a wealthy suburb of Dallas, Texas, located to the north, mainly within Collin County, but also extending into Denton County. According to the 2000 U.S. . This company changed its name to Newport E&S Insurance Co. on June 30, 2005.

California Casualty General Insurance Co. (AMB# 03809), San Mateo San Mateo (săn mətā`ō), city (1990 pop. 85,486), San Mateo co., W Calif., on San Francisco Bay; inc. 1894. It is a commercial and retail center with some high-technology manufacturing. San Mateo, Spanish for St. , Calif. This company changed its name to California Casualty General Insurance Company of Oregon on Feb. 7, 2005.

California Indemnity Insurance indemnity insurance Managed care A type of health insurance in which a Pt can choose the hospital and provider, and the insurer reimburses the Pt or provider for a set percentage of the cost, minus deductibles and co-payments  Co. (AMB# 10613), Los Angeles. This company changed its name to Dallas National Insurance Co. on Dec. 6, 2005.

CDC See Control Data, century date change and Back Orifice.

CDC - Control Data Corporation
 IXIS Financial Guaranty As a verb, to agree to be responsible for the payment of another's debt or the performance of another's duty, liability, or obligation if that person does not perform as he or she is legally obligated to do; to assume the responsibility of a guarantor; to warrant.  North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere.  Inc. (AMB# 12590), New York. This company changed its name to CIFG CIFG CDC (Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations) IXIS Financial Guarantee
CIFG Cornell/Intel Faculty Group
 Assurance North America Inc. on Feb. 23, 2005.

Chesapeake Bay Chesapeake Bay, inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, c.200 mi (320 km) long, from 3 to 30 mi (4.8–48 km) wide, and 3,237 sq mi (8,384 sq km), separating the Delmarva Peninsula from mainland Maryland. and Virginia.  Property & Casualty Insurance Co. (AMB# 11296),Westbrook, Maine Westbrook is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. The population was 16,142 at the 2000 census. Originally part of Falmouth, the settlement once known as Saccarappa was incorporated as Stroudwater in 1814, but soon changed its name to Westbrook, after an early . This company changed its name to Berkley Regional Specialty Insurance Co. on April 12, 2005.

Comercial America Insurance Co. (AMB# 12276), Houston. This company changed its name to Commercial Alliance Insurance Co. on April 14, 2005.

Elevators Mutual Insurance Co. (AMB# 04811), Lima, Ohio Lima (IPA pronunciation: [laɪmə]) is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Allen CountyGR6. . This company changed its name to Affinity Mutual Insurance Co. on July 1, 2005.

Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, A Mutual Company (AMB# 12516), Reno, Nev. This company changed its name to Employers Insurance Company of Nevada Inc. on April 1, 2005.

Fidelity National Lloyds (AMB# 12582),Austin, Texas. This company changed its name to Fidelity National Indemnity Insurance Company on Jan. 1, 2005.

Fireman's Fund Insurance Company Fireman's Fund Insurance Company is a Novato, California-based insurance company owned by Allianz SE of Germany. It was founded June 18 1863 and issued its first policy to Walter Hawxhurst covering one half interest in 1,000 kegs of Boston syrup for a premium of $12.  of Texas (AMB# 02180), Dallas. This company changed its name to ProCentury Insurance Co. on Aug. 16, 2005.

GE Mortgage Reinsurance Corporation of North Carolina North Carolina, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), South Carolina and Georgia (S), Tennessee (W), and Virginia (N). Facts and Figures


Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop.
 (AMB# 12432), Raleigh, N.C. This company changed its name to Genworth Mortgage Reinsurance Corp. on Nov. 1, 2005.

GE Residential Mortgage Insurance Corporation of North Carolina (AMB# 03577), Raleigh, N.C. This company changed its name to Genworth Residential Mortgage Insurance Corporation of North Carolina on Nov. 1, 2005.

General Electric Home Equity Insurance Corporation of North Carolina (AMB# 02782), Raleigh, N.C. This company changed its name to Genworth Home Equity Insurance Corp. on Nov. 1, 2005.

General Electric Mortgage Insurance Corp. (AMB# 02742), Raleigh, N.C. This company changed its name to Genworth Mortgage Insurance Corp. on Nov. 1, 2005.

General Electric Mortgage Insurance Corporation of North Carolina (AMB# 04966), Raleigh, N.C. This company changed its name to Genworth Mortgage Insurance Corporation of North Carolina on Nov. 1, 2005.

Georgia Insurance Co. (AMB# 03540), Atlanta. This company changed its name to Argonaut Limited Risk Insurance Co. on Dec. 31, 2005.

Gerling Global Reinsurance Corp. of America (AMB# 03046), New York. This company changed its name to Global Reinsurance Corp. of America on Nov. 15, 2005. Great River Insurance Co. (AMB# 11565), Jackson, Miss. This company changed its name to Indemnity National Insurance Co. on Dec. 27, 2005.

Greater Louisiana Title Insurance Co. (AMB# 12367), New Orleans New Orleans (ôr`lēənz –lənz, ôrlēnz`), city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water from the river mouth; founded . The company changed its name to First American First American may refer to:
  • First American (comics), A superhero from America's Best Comics
  • First American, a division of the now-defunction Bank of Credit and Commerce International.
 Title Insurance Company of Louisiana CODE, OF LOUISIANA. In 1822, Peter Derbigny, Edward Livingston, and Moreau Lislet, were selected by the legislature to revise and amend the civil code, and to add to it such laws still in force as were not included therein.  on May 5, 2005.

Hamilton Mutual Insurance Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio “Cincinnati” redirects here. For other uses, see Cincinnati (disambiguation).
Cincinnati is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Hamilton County.
 (AMB# 00448), Cincinnati. This company changed its name to Hamilton Mutual Insurance Co. after dropping "of Cincinnati, Ohio" from the title on Dec. 30, 2005.

Liberty Insurance Company of Canada (AMB# 87725), Montreal. This company changed its name to TD Home and Auto Insurance Co. on March 7, 2005.

LTC Risk Retention Group Inc. (AMB# 76153), St. Augustine, Fla. This company changed its name to Ponce de Leon Ponce de Le·ón   , Juan 1460-1521.

Spanish explorer who sailed with Columbus on his second voyage (1493-1494) and discovered Florida (1513) while looking for the legendary Fountain of Youth.

Noun 1.
 LTC Risk Retention Group Inc. during 2005.

Medical Assurance of West Virginia West Virginia, E central state of the United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania and Maryland (N), Virginia (E and S), and Kentucky and, across the Ohio R., Ohio (W). Facts and Figures


Area, 24,181 sq mi (62,629 sq km). Pop.
 Inc. (AMB# 10902), Birmingham, Ala. This company changed its name to Woodbrook Casualty Insurance Inc. on March 31, 2005.

Monumental General Casualty Co. (AMB# 03694), Baltimore. This company changed its name to Work First Casualty Company on Dec. 21, 2005.

Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Carroll County Carroll County is the name of thirteen counties in the United States of America. All except Carroll County, Tennessee, are named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence from Maryland:
  • Carroll County, Arkansas
 (AMB# 04198),Westminster, Md. This company changed its name to Westminster American Insurance Company of Carroll County on June 30, 2005.

National Grange Mutual Insurance Co. (AMB# 00678), Jacksonville, Fla. This company changed its name to NGM See NetWare Global Messaging.  Insurance Co. on Oct. 27, 2005.

North American North American

named after North America.


North American blastomycosis
see North American blastomycosis.

North American cattle tick
see boophilusannulatus.
 Lumber Insurance Co. (AMB# 01792), Framingham, Mass. This company changed its name to Tower National Insurance Co. on March 25, 2005.

Omaha Property & Casualty Insurance Co. (AMB# 01860), Omaha, Neb. This company changed its name to Beazley Insurance Co., subsequent to being acquired as a shell, on March 22, 2005.

Pennsylvania Medical Society Liability Insurance Co. (AMB# 03744), Mechanicsburg, Pa. This company changed its name to PMSLIC PMSLIC Pennsylvania Medical Society Liability Insurance Company  Insurance Co. on Jan. 1, 2005.

PG Insurance Company of New York (AMB# 10606), Melville, N.Y. This company changed its name to AutoOne Select Insurance Co. on March 18, 2005.

Premier Insurance Co. (AMB# 13088), San Juan, Puerto Rico San Juan (IPA: [saŋ hwaŋ]) (from the Spanish San Juan Bautista, "Saint John the Baptist") is the capital and largest municipality on Puerto Rico. . This company changed its name to Optima Insurance Co. subsequent to being acquired by Optima Insurance Group Inc. on Dec. 29, 2005.

Ranger Lloyds (AMB# 03364), Houston. This company changed its name to Fairmont Specialty Lloyds on April 21, 2005.

Red Oak Insurance Co. (AMB# 12031), Marlton, NJ. This company changed its name to Travelers Auto Insurance Company of New Jersey on June 1, 2005.

Service General Insurance Co. (AMB# 04698), New Castle, Del. This company changed its name to HSBC Insurance HSBC Insurance (Asia-Pacific) Holdings Limited (Traditional Chinese: 滙豐保險集團(亞太)有限公司) is an insurance company based in Hong Kong.  Company of Delaware on Aug. 1, 2005.

Steel Tank Insurance Company, A Risk Retention Group (AMB# 11221), Burlington, Vt. This company changed its name to STICO STICO Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations  Mutual Insurance Company, A Risk Retention Group, on Dec. 9, 2005.

Thames Insurance Co. (AMB# 03774), Norwich, Conn. This company changed its name to Summit Insurance Co. simultaneous with a merger on Dec. 20, 2005.

Transportation Casualty Insurance Co. (AMB# 00741), Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale (lô`dərdāl), residential, commercial, and resort city (1990 pop. 149,377), seat of Broward co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic coast; settled around a fort built (c.1837) in the Seminole War, inc. 1911. , Fla. This company changed its name to AequiCap Insurance Co. on June 20, 2005.

United Coastal Insurance Co. (AMB# 00297), Phoenix. This company changed its name to Rockhill Insurance Co. on Nov. 22, 2005.

Vehicular Service Insurance Co. (AMB# 12513), Norman, Okla. This company changed its name to Vehicular Service Insurance Company Risk Retention Group during 2005 after reorganizing as a risk retention group.

Western States Insurance Co. (AMB# 00973), Lombard, Ill. This company changed its name to OneCIS Insurance Co. on Jan. 3, 2005.

Acquisitions & Qwnership Changes

California Indemnity Co. (AMB# 10613), Los Angeles. This company was sold as a shell to Dallas Fire Insurance Co. on Sept. 30, 2005.

Continental National Indemnity Co. (AMB# 10602), Cincinnati. This company was sold as a shell to California Insurance Co. on Dec. 31, 2005.

Fireman's Fund Insurance Company of Wisconsin (AMB# 02617), Brookfield, Wis. This company was sold as a shell to AXIS Specialty U.S. Holdings Inc., a holding company in the AXIS Specialty Ltd. Group, on Aug. 1, 2005.

Industrial Underwriters Insurance Co. (AMB# 02256), Dallas. This company was sold as a shell to Cardif Holdings Inc. on Nov. 2, 2005.

Monumental General Insurance Co. (AMB# 03694), Baltimore. This company was sold as a shell to Hire Calling Holdings Co. on Dec. 21, 2005.

Omaha Property & Casualty Company (AMB# 01860), Omaha, Neb. This company was sold as a shell to Beazley plc on March 22, 2005.

Traders & Pacific Insurance Company (AMB# 01725) Wilmington, Del. This company was sold as a shell to Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd. on Aug. 1, 2005.

Ulico Indemnity Co. (AMB# 11329), Little Rock, Ark. This company was sold as a shell to Darwin National Assurance Co. on May 2, 2005.

United Coastal Insurance Co. (AMB# 00297) Phoenix. This company was sold as a shell to Rockhill Holding Co. on Sept. 2, 2005.

United Security Insurance Co. (AMB# 00932), Des Moines, Iowa. This company was sold as a shell to National Farmers Union P&C Insurance Co. on Jan. 1, 2005.

West Virginia Fire & Casualty Company (AMB# 03362), Clarksburg, W. Va. This company was sold as a shell to Jacobs Financial Group Inc. on Dec. 31, 2005.

State Actions

American Growers Insurance Co. (AMB# 03754), Lincoln, Neb. This company was placed in liquidation The collection of assets belonging to a debtor to be applied to the discharge of his or her outstanding debts.

A type of proceeding pursuant to federal Bankruptcy
 on Feb. 22, 2005.

Cascade National Insurance Co. (AMB# 11683), Bellevue, Wash. This company was placed in liquidation on Nov. 4, 2005.

Central Benefits Assurance Co. (AMB# 12491), Columbus, Ohio Columbus is the capital and the largest city of the American state of Ohio. Named for explorer Christopher Columbus, the city was founded in 1812 at the confluence of the Scioto and Olentangy rivers, and assumed the functions of state capital in 1816. . This company was dissolved on Jan. 1, 2005.

Champlain Casualty Company of Vermont (AMB# 10645), Montpelier, Vt. This company was dissolved and the license was surrendered to the Vermont Department of Insurance on Dec. 19, 2005.

CNA (Certified NetWare Administrator) See Novell certification.  Lakeview Insurance CO. (AMB# 75906), Columbia, S.C. This company discontinued operations Discontinued operations

Divisions of a business that have been sold or written off and that no longer are maintained by the business.
 during 2005.

Colorado Western Insurance Co. (AMB# 11073), Wheat Ridge Wheat Ridge, city (1990 pop. 29,419), Jefferson co., N central Colo., a suburb of Denver; inc. 1969. Chiefly residential, Wheat Ridge is the site of an annual carnation festival. , Colo. This company was placed in liquidation on Jan. 3, 2005.

Comp Shield Insurance Co. (AMB# 12611), Bismarck, N.D. This company voluntarily dissolved during 2005.

Consolidated American Insurance Co. (AMB# 02463), Columbia, S.C. This company was placed in liquidation on March 21, 2005.

Cornerstone Mutual Insurance Co. (AMB# 11626), Duluth, Ga. This company was placed in rehabilitation rehabilitation: see physical therapy.  by the Georgia Department of Insurance on June 15, 2005.

Financial Insurance Company of America (AMB# 00211), Dallas. This company was placed in permanent receivership receivership

In law, state of being in the hands of a receiver, a person appointed by the court to administer, conserve, rehabilitate, or liquidate the assets of an insolvent corporation for the protection or relief of creditors.
 for the purpose of liquidation on May 26, 2005.

MGIC MGIC Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Company
MGIC Montana Geographic Information Council
 Mortgage Insurance Corp. (AMB# 00215), Milwaukee. This company was dissolved on Oct. 31, 2005.

Senior Citizens Mutual Insurance Co. (AMB# 10835), Miami. This company was placed in liquidation on June 2, 2005.

South Carolina Insurance Co. (AMB# 00840), Columbia, S.C. On March 21, 2005, the company was placed in liquidation.

Twin Falls Twin Falls, city (1990 pop. 27,591), seat of Twin Falls co., S Idaho, in the Snake River valley; inc. 1905. The city began as a center of a private irrigation project, which is supplemented by the Minidoka project of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.  Mutual Insurance Co. (AMB# 10468), Buhl, Idaho Buhl is a city located on the old Oregon Trail in the western half of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Historic U.S. Route 30 goes right through Buhl along the scenic Thousand Springs Scenic Byway from Twin Falls to Bliss. . This company was placed in liquidation on May 2, 2005.

Vesta Capital Insurance Syndicate Inc (AMB# 12344), Bedford Park Bedford Park is the name of several places around the world:
  • In Australia:
  • Bedford Park, South Australia, a suburb of Adelaide
  • In Canada:
, Ill. This company was dissolved on June 15, 2005.

Domiciliary Changed

Argonaut-Northwest Insurance Co. (AMB# 02057), Boise, Idaho. This company redomesticated from Idaho to Illinois on Dec. 31, 2005.

AXIS Insurance Co. (AMB# 13034), Brooldield, Wis. This company redomesticated from Wisconsin to Illinois on Aug. 1, 2005.

Beazley Insurance CO. (AMB# 11442), Farmington, Conn. This company redomesticated from Omaha, Neb., to Farmington, Conn., on Dec. 16, 2005.

Boston Old Colony Insurance CO. (AMB# 02115) Boston. This company redomesticated from Massachusetts to Illinois on Jan. 1, 2005.

Buckeye buckeye: see horse chestnut.
buckeye

Any of about 13 trees and shrubs of the genus Aesculus (family Hippocastanaceae), native to North America, southeastern Europe, and eastern Asia.
 Union Insurance CO. (AMB# 02116), Columbus, Ohio. This company redomesticated from Ohio to Illinois on Jan. 1, 2005.

California Casualty General Insurance Co. (AMB# 03809), San Mateo, Calif. This company redomesticated from California to Oregon on Feb. 7, 2005.

Everest National Insurance Co. (AMB# 02799), Phoenix. This company redomesticated from Phoenix, to Wilmington, Del., during the fourth quarter of 2005.

Explorer Insurance Co. (AMB# 02852), Phoenix. This company redomesticated from Phoenix, to San Diego San Diego (săn dēā`gō), city (1990 pop. 1,110,549), seat of San Diego co., S Calif., on San Diego Bay; inc. 1850. San Diego includes the unincorporated communities of La Jolla and Spring Valley. Coronado is across the bay. , on Sept. 27, 2005.

General Fidelity Insurance An agreement whereby, for a designated sum of money, one party agrees to guarantee the loyalty and honesty of an agent, officer, or employee of an employer by promising to compensate the employer for losses incurred as a result of the disloyalty or dishonesty of such individuals.  Co. (AMB# 00247), San Francisco. This company redomesticated from San Francisco, to Columbia, S.C., on Dec. 21,2005.

Georgia Insurance Co. (AMB# 03540), Atlanta. This company redomesticated from Georgia to Illinois on Dec. 31, 2005.

Glens Falls Glens Falls, city (1990 pop. 15,023), Warren co., E central N.Y., in the foothills of the Adirondack Mts. and on the Hudson River; settled 1762, inc. as a city 1908. Major industries include lumber, paper, and electronics. A navy training center is there.  Insurance Co. (AMB# 02121), Wilmington, Del. This company redomesticated to Chicago, from Wilmington, Del., on July 1, 2005.

Global International Insurance Co. A Risk Retention Group (AMB# 73474), Honolulu. This company redomesticated from Hawaii to Washington D.C. during the first quarter of 2005.

Hamilton Mutual Insurance Co. (AMB# 00448), Cincinnati. This company redomesticatcd to Des Moines, Iowa, from Cincinnati, on Dec. 30, 2005.

Hartford Insurance Company of the Southeast (AMB# 02613), Lake Mary Lake Mary may refer to:
  • Lake Mary, Florida, a town in Florida
  • Lake Mary Township, Minnesota, a township in Douglas County, Minnesota
  • Lake Mary (Arizona), a reservoir south east of Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Lake Mary, a lake in McLeod County, Minnesota
, Fla. This company redomesticated from Florida to Connecticut on Dec. 7, 2005.

HSBC Insurance Company of Delaware (AMB# 04698), Columbus, Ohio. This company redomesticated from Ohio to Delaware on Aug. 1, 2005.

Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co. (AMB# 02282), Boston. This company redomesticated from Massachusetts to Wisconsin on Dec. 22, 2005.

Main Street America Assurance Co. (AMB# 00526) Keene, N.H. This company redomesticated from New Hampshire New Hampshire, one of the New England states of the NE United States. It is bordered by Massachusetts (S), Vermont, with the Connecticut R. forming the boundary (W), the Canadian province of Quebec (NW), and Maine and a short strip of the Atlantic Ocean (E).  to Florida on May 24, 2005.

Medical Assurance of West Virginia Inc. (AMB# 10902), Birmingham, Ala. This company redomesticated from West Virginia to Alabama on March 31,2005.

Mountain Laurel mountain laurel, evergreen shrub (Kalmia latifolia) of the family Ericaceae (heath family), closely related to the rhododendron and native to E North America.  Assurance Co. (AMB# 11150), Philadelphia. This company redomesticated to Mayfield Village, Ohio, from Philadelphia on Oct. 26, 2005.

National Asked Living Risk Retention Group (NALRRG), (AMB# 76182), Charleston, S.C. This company redomesticated from South Carolina to Washington D.C. in March 2005.

National Grange Mutual Insurance Co. (AMB# 00678) Keene, N.H. This company redomesticated from New Hampshire to Florida on May 24, 2005.

National Service Contract Insurance Company Risk Retention Group (AMB# 11820), Honolulu. This company redomesticated from Hawaii to the District of Columbia District of Columbia, federal district (2000 pop. 572,059, a 5.7% decrease in population since the 1990 census), 69 sq mi (179 sq km), on the east bank of the Potomac River, coextensive with the city of Washington, D.C. (the capital of the United States).  on Sept. 28, 2005.

Nationwide Affinity Insurance Company of America (AMB# 11802) Overland Park Overland Park, city (1990 pop. 111,790), Johnson co., NE Kans., a residential suburb of Kansas City; inc. 1960. There is printing and publishing, and the manufacture of apparel, aircraft parts, cement, prepared foods, salt, chemicals, marine accessories, and signs. , Kan. This company redomesticated from Kansas to Ohio on Dec. 30, 2005.

Niagara Fire Insurance Co. (AMB# 02125), Wilmington, Del. This company redomesticated from Delaware to Illinois on July 1, 2005.

Old Guard Insurance Co. (AMB# 04499), Lititz, Pa. This company was redomesticated from Lititz, Pa., to Westfield Center, Ohio Westfield Center is a village in Medina County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,054 at the 2000 census. It was founded in 1826, under the name of "LeRoy." Despite the community's small size, it is the home of Westfield Insurance, the largest employer in Medina County.  on Nov. 17, 2005.

Progressive Mountain Insurance Co. (AMB# 10724), Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, city (1990 pop. 281,140), seat of El Paso co., central Colo., on Monument and Fountain creeks, at the foot of Pikes Peak; inc. 1886. It is a year-round resort and a booming military, technological, and commercial city. , Colo. This company redomesticated to Mayfield Village, Ohio, from Colorado Springs, Colo., on Oct. 26, 2005.

Response Worldwide Direct Auto Insurance Co. (AMB# 03045), Cincinnati. This company redomesticated from Ohio to Connecticut on March 21, 2005.

Response Worldwide Insurance Co. (AMB# 00609), Columbus, Ohio. This company redomesticated from Ohio to Connecticut on March 21,2005.

Southern Fire & Casualty Co. (AMB# 02402), Knoxville, Tenn. This company redomesticated to Sun Prairie Sun Prairie is the name of a few places in the United States:
  • Sun Prairie, Montana
  • Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
  • Sun Prairie (town), Wisconsin
, Wis., from Knoxville, Tenn., on March 31,2005.

Southern Guaranty Insurance Co. (AMB# 02007), Montgomery, Ala. This company redomesticated to Sun Prairie, Wis., from Montgomery, Ala., on March 31, 2005.

Southern Pilot Insurance Co. (AMB# 00770), Greensboro, N.C. This company redomesticated from North Carolina to Wisconsin on March 31,2005.

Warner Insurance Co. (AMB# 02028), Springfield, Ill. This company redomesticated from Illinois to Connecticut on March 21,2005.

Western Agricultural Insurance Co. (AMB# 03600), Higley, Ariz. This company redomesticated to Des Moines, Iowa, from Higley, Ariz., in December 2005.

Western National Assurance Co. (AMB# 02536),Tacoma, Wash. This company redomesticated from Washington to Minnesota on Feb. 18, 2005.
Life/Health Ownership Changes

Company Name                               AMB #   City

American Founders Life Insurance Company   06057   Scottsdale
Citicorp Life Insurance Company            08382   Long Island City
Cotton States Life Insurance Company       06292   Bloomington
Empire HealthChoice Assurance Inc.         68564   New York
Empire HealthChoice HMO Inc.               64368   New York
First Citicorp Life Insurance Company      09078   Long Island City
GHS Health Maintenance Organization        68932   Chicago
Group Health Service of Oklahoma           60112   Tulsa
Laurel Life Insurance Company              68076   Fort Worth
Life Insurance Company of Georgia          06643   Atlanta
Member Service Life Insurance Company      08784   Downers Grove
MIC Life Insurance Company                 08618   Dover
Neighborhood Health Partnership Inc.       64001   Miami
Phoenix National Insurance Company         07144   Cincinnati
PHP Insurance Plan Inc.                    64123   Green Bay
The Lafayette Life Insurance Company       06617   Lafayette
The Travelers Insurance Company            07330   Long Island City
The Travelers Life and Annuity Company     08429   Long Island City
Unity Health Plans                         68781   Sauk City
Wellchoice Insurance of New Jersey Inc.    68081   Iselin

Company Name                               State   Sold To

American Founders Life Insurance Company      AZ   Sagicor Financial
                                                   Corp.
Citicorp Life Insurance Company               NY   Metropolitan Life
Cotton States Life Insurance Company          IL   COUNTRY Life and
                                                   COUNTRY Mutuals
                                                   Ins. Company
Empire HealthChoice Assurance Inc.            NY   WellPoint Inc.
Empire HealthChoice HMO Inc.                  NY   WellPoint Inc.
First Citicorp Life Insurance Company         NY   Metropolitan Life
GHS Health Maintenance Organization           IL   Health Care Service
                                                   Corp.
Group Health Service of Oklahoma              OK   Health Care Service
                                                   Corp.
Laurel Life Insurance Company                 TX   Sagicor Financial
                                                   Corp.
Life Insurance Company of Georgia             GA   Jackson National
                                                   Life
Member Service Life Insurance Company         IL   Health Care Service
                                                   Corp.
MIC Life Insurance Company                    DE   HCC Insurance
                                                   Holdings
Neighborhood Health Partnership Inc.          FL   UnitedHealthCare
Phoenix National Insurance Company            OH   Molina Healthcare
                                                   Inc.
PHP Insurance Plan Inc.                       WI   Wisconsin Physicians
                                                   Service Ins. Corp.
The Lafayette Life Insurance Company          IN   Western & Southern
                                                   Life Group
The Travelers Insurance Company               NY   Metropolitan Life
The Travelers Life and Annuity Company        NY   Metropolitan Life
Unity Health Plans                            WI   University Health
                                                   Care Inc.
Wellchoice Insurance of New Jersey Inc.       NJ   WellPoint Inc.

Company Name                                   Date

American Founders Life Insurance Company   09/22/05
Citicorp Life Insurance Company            07/01/05
Cotton States Life Insurance Company       01/01/05
Empire HealthChoice Assurance Inc.         12/28/05
Empire HealthChoice HMO Inc.               12/28/05
First Citicorp Life Insurance Company      07/01/05
GHS Health Maintenance Organization        11/01/05
Group Health Service of Oklahoma           11/01/05
Laurel Life Insurance Company              09/22/05
Life Insurance Company of Georgia          05/18/05
Member Service Life Insurance Company      11/01/05
MIC Life Insurance Company                 12/13/05
Neighborhood Health Partnership Inc.       09/19/05
Phoenix National Insurance Company         12/22/05
PHP Insurance Plan Inc.                    06/02/05
The Lafayette Life Insurance Company       06/15/05
The Travelers Insurance Company            07/01/05
The Travelers Life and Annuity Company     07/01/05
Unity Health Plans                         01/01/05
Wellchoice Insurance of New Jersey Inc.    12/28/05

New Life/Health Companies

Company Name                      AMB#     City

American Continental Ins. Co.     60568    Brentwood
Assurant Life of Canada           66882    Toronto
Blue Advantage Plus of KC Inc.    64824    Kansas City
Great-West Life & Annuity
Insurance Company of
South Carolina                    60577    North Charleston
Highmark Senior Resources Inc.    60570    Pittsburgh
Mercy MC+ Inc.                    64823    Chesterfield
MVP Health Plan of NH Inc.        64829    Schenectady
PacifiCare Insurance Company      60569    Indianapolis
Peach State Health Plan Inc.      64831    Smyrna
PHP Insurance Company of
Indiana Inc.                      64832    Fort Wayne
QualChoice Select Inc.            64835    Cleveland
SFG Reinsurance Company           60578    North Charleston
Tower Captive Insurance
Company                           60574    Charleston
WPS Health Plan Inc.              64830    Green Bay
Wyssta Insurance Company Inc.     64836    Stevens Point

Company Name                      State    Incorporated

American Continental Ins. Co.        TN        03/18/05
Assurant Life of Canada              ON        10/05/05
Blue Advantage Plus of KC Inc.       MO        04/18/05
Great-West Life & Annuity
Insurance Company of
South Carolina                       SC        08/10/05
Highmark Senior Resources Inc.       PA        02/08/05
Mercy MC+ Inc.                       MO        05/12/05
MVP Health Plan of NH Inc.           NY        03/31/05
PacifiCare Insurance Company         IN        05/12/05
Peach State Health Plan Inc.         GA        06/15/05
PHP Insurance Company of
Indiana Inc.                         IN        10/04/05
QualChoice Select Inc.               OH        08/15/05
SFG Reinsurance Company              SC        11/30/05
Tower Captive Insurance
Company                              SC        10/06/05
WPS Health Plan Inc.                 WI        04/19/05
Wyssta Insurance Company Inc.        WI        06/09/05

Property/Casualty Ownership Changes

Company Name                              AMB #   City

ARI Indemnity Company                     10810   Lawrenceville
Bankers Independent Insurance Company     00200   Gaithersburg
Berkley Regional Specialty Insurance
Company                                   11296   Westbrook
Chesapeake Bay Property & Casualty
Company                                   11296   Westbrook
Encompass Home & Auto Insurance Company   12535   Northbrook
Encompass Independent Insurance Company   12536   Northbrook
Encompass Insurance Company of America    11703   Northbrook
Encompass Insurance Company of
Massachusetts                             10130   Northbrook
Encompass Property & Casualty Company     11702   Northbrook
Financial Pacific Insurance Company       00143   Rocklin
Fireman's Fund Insurance Company of
Texas                                     02180   Dallas
Great River Insurance Company             11565   Jackson
Indemnity National Insurance Company      11565   Jackson
Insurance Corporation of Hannover         02643   Itasca
The Medical Protective Company            00591   Overland Park
National Farmers Union Property and
Casualty Company                          00676   Aurora
National Insurance Underwriters           00681   Little Rock
NCRIC, Inc.                               01821   Washington
North American Lumber Insurance Company   01792   Framingham
Omega Insurance Company                   02727   Gainesville
Peak Property and Casualty Insurance
Corporation                               11414   Englewood
Premier Insurance Company                 13088   San Juan
ProCentury Insurance Company              02180   Westerville
Redland Insurance Company                 12413   Trenton
Salem Insurance Company                   01839   Farmingdale
Travelers Insurance Company               02521   Hartford
United General Title Insurance Company    12378   Denver
United Security Insurance Company         12989   Greenwood Village
United States Surety Company              12009   Timonium
United Wisconsin Insurance Company        01932   New Berlin
Viking County Mutual Insurance Company    03626   Austin
Viking Insurance Company of Wisconsin     04410   Englewood

Company Name                              State   Sold To

ARI Indemnity Company                     NJ      Atradius Trade Credit
                                                  Insurance Inc.
Bankers Independent Insurance Company     MD      American Independent
                                                  Insurance Company
Berkley Regional Specialty Insurance
Company                                   ME      Berkley Regional
                                                  Insurance Company
Chesapeake Bay Property & Casualty
Company                                   ME      Berkley Regional
                                                  Insurance Company
Encompass Home & Auto Insurance Company   IL      Allstate Insurance
                                                  Company
Encompass Independent Insurance Company   IL      Allstate Insurance
                                                  Company
Encompass Insurance Company of America    IL      Allstate Insurance
                                                  Company
Encompass Insurance Company of
Massachusetts                             IL      Allstate Insurance
                                                  Company
Encompass Property & Casualty Company     IL      Allstate Insurance
                                                  Company
Financial Pacific Insurance Company       CA      Mercer Insurance
                                                  Group, Inc.
Fireman's Fund Insurance Company of
Texas                                     TX      Century Surety
                                                  Company
Great River Insurance Company             MS      Knox Holdings Inc.
Indemnity National Insurance Company      MS      Knox Holdings Inc.
Insurance Corporation of Hannover         IL      Hannover Finance Inc.
The Medical Protective Company            KS      Columbia Insurance
                                                  Company
National Farmers Union Property and
Casualty Company                          CO      QBE Reinsurance
                                                  Corporation
National Insurance Underwriters           AR      Direct General
                                                  Corporation
NCRIC, Inc.                               DC      ProAssurance
                                                  Corporation
North American Lumber Insurance Company   MA      Tower Group Inc.
Omega Insurance Company                   FL      William J. Shively,
                                                  CEO of the Tower Hill
                                                  Group
Peak Property and Casualty Insurance
Corporation                               CO      Sentry Insurance a
                                                  Mutual Company
Premier Insurance Company                 PR      Optima Insurance
                                                  Group Inc.
ProCentury Insurance Company              OH      Century Surety
                                                  Company
Redland Insurance Company                 NJ      Hannover Finance Inc.
Salem Insurance Company                   NJ      CBIP Management
Travelers Insurance Company               CT      MetLife
United General Title Insurance Company    CO      First American Title
                                                  Insurance Company
United Security Insurance Company         CO      QBE Reinsurance
                                                  Corporation
United States Surety Company              MD      HCC Insurance
                                                  Holdings Inc.
United Wisconsin Insurance Company        WI      Accident Fund
                                                  Insurance Company of
                                                  America
Viking County Mutual Insurance Company    TX      Sentry Insurance a
                                                  Mutual Company
Viking Insurance Company of Wisconsin     CO      Sentry Insurance a
                                                  Mutual Company

Company Name                                  Date

ARI Indemnity Company                     10/01/05
Bankers Independent Insurance Company     05/31/05
Berkley Regional Specialty Insurance
Company                                   03/31/05
Chesapeake Bay Property & Casualty
Company                                   03/31/05
Encompass Home & Auto Insurance Company   10/01/05
Encompass Independent Insurance Company   10/01/05
Encompass Insurance Company of America    10/01/05
Encompass Insurance Company of
Massachusetts                             10/01/05
Encompass Property & Casualty Company     10/01/05
Financial Pacific Insurance Company       10/03/05
Fireman's Fund Insurance Company of
Texas                                     06/01/05
Great River Insurance Company             12/22/05
Indemnity National Insurance Company      12/22/05
Insurance Corporation of Hannover         07/01/05
The Medical Protective Company            06/30/05
National Farmers Union Property and
Casualty Company                          09/30/05
National Insurance Underwriters           07/28/05
NCRIC, Inc.                               08/03/05
North American Lumber Insurance Company   03/25/05
Omega Insurance Company                   05/00/05
Peak Property and Casualty Insurance
Corporation                               11/01/05
Premier Insurance Company                 12/29/05
ProCentury Insurance Company              06/01/05
Redland Insurance Company                 07/01/05
Salem Insurance Company                   01/10/05
Travelers Insurance Company               07/01/05
United General Title Insurance Company    02/18/05
United Security Insurance Company         09/30/05
United States Surety Company              02/25/05
United Wisconsin Insurance Company        12/28/05
Viking County Mutual Insurance Company    11/01/05
Viking Insurance Company of Wisconsin     11/01/05

New Property/Casualty Companies

Company Name                      AMB#     City

Accident Fund General Ins Co.     13044    Lansing
Accident Fund National Ins Co.    13043    Lansing
Allstate New Jersey Property &
Casualty Insurance Co.            13080    Northbrook
Amer Modern Surpl Lines
Ins Co.                           13062    Amelia
American Modern Ins. Co. Fla.     13020    Jacksonville
Ameriprise Insurance Company      13104    De Pere
Drive New Jersey Ins. Co.         11438    West Trenton
Encompass Property &
Casualty Insurance Company
of New Jersey                     13082    Northbrook
Farm Bureau New Horizons
Insurance Company of Missouri     13072    Jefferson City
Home Pointe Insurance Co.         11540    Coral Gables
MSA Insurance Company             13037    Jacksonville
Nationwide Atlantic Insurance
Company                           11541    Columbus
Novus Insurance Company
(Risk Retention Group)            13051    Charleston
Progressive Freedom Ins. Co.      11441    West Trenton
Progressive Garden State Ins.     13021    West Trenton
Selective Auto Insurance
Company of New Jersey             13079    Branchville
Southern Eagle Insurance
Company                           11535    Bradenton
Twin Lights Insurance Company     13061    Red Bank
Universal Insurance Company
of Texas                          11600    San Antonio

Company Name                      State    Incorporated

Accident Fund General Ins Co.        MI        06/20/05
Accident Fund National Ins Co.       MI        06/20/05
Allstate New Jersey Property &
Casualty Insurance Co.               IL        10/23/05
Amer Modern Surpl Lines
Ins Co.                              OH        11/28/05
American Modern Ins. Co. Fla.        FL        04/29/05
Ameriprise Insurance Company         WI        10/14/05
Drive New Jersey Ins. Co.            NJ        06/16/05
Encompass Property &
Casualty Insurance Company
of New Jersey                        IL        11/08/05
Farm Bureau New Horizons
Insurance Company of Missouri        MO        08/17/05
Home Pointe Insurance Co.            FL        04/22/05
MSA Insurance Company                FL        06/17/05
Nationwide Atlantic Insurance
Company                              OH        02/16/05
Novus Insurance Company
(Risk Retention Group)               SC        05/06/05
Progressive Freedom Ins. Co.         NJ        06/16/05
Progressive Garden State Ins.        NJ        06/16/05
Selective Auto Insurance
Company of New Jersey                NJ        01/14/05
Southern Eagle Insurance
Company                              FL        05/19/05
Twin Lights Insurance Company        NJ        10/25/05
Universal Insurance Company
of Texas                             TX        06/28/05
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