Office of the Special Deputy Receiver

Representing Jennifer Hammer, Director of Insurance, Illinois Department of Insurance

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Public Service Insurance Company – On March 16, 2017, an Agreed Order of Rehabilitation was entered against both PSIC and PSMHC by the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois (“Supervising Court”). Jennifer Hammer, Director of the Illinois Department of Insurance, has been affirmed as the companies’ statutory rehabilitator (“Rehabilitator”). PSIC is an Illinois domestic stock property & casualty insurance company located in New York City, New York. PSIC was previously organized as a mutual insurance company, which upon its conversion to a stock company became a subsidiary of PSMHC. As of December 31, 2016 PSIC had statutory surplus in the amount of $28,264,847. Pursuant to the Agreed Order of Rehabilitation coverage under policies in force on March 16, 2017 will remain in place until their contractual expiration date. The Agreed Order authorizes the Rehabilitator to continue to pay claims as they come due and owing in the ordinary course of business including claims by or against PSIC’s policyholders and assumed reinsurance claims. The Rehabilitator is preparing a plan of rehabilitation for the companies. When the plan of rehabilitation is completed, the Rehabilitator will present it to the Supervising Court for its approval, subject to a process for notice, comment, and hearing by stakeholders.

Employer's Consortium V, Inc. – Based upon best estimates and barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Liquidator expects that a dividend of 100% will be distributed by the end of the 1st quarter of 2017 on all timely filed claims that have previously been presented to the Supervising Court and allowed at the policyholder Level D of the Illinois statutory distribution scheme. This Good Faith estimate is based upon information available and the circumstances known at the time that it was made. Before relying on this estimate in making any decisions, be aware that underlying facts and circumstances upon which it is based are subject to change.

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