Standard Insurance Company
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- For the British life assurance company, see Standard Life.
|Industry||Insurance & Finance|
|Headquarters||Portland, Oregon, USA|
|J. Gregory Ness, Chairman and CEO|
Number of employees
Standard Insurance Company, also branded as The Standard, is an American insurance and financial company which is a subsidiary of StanCorp Financial Group, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. On July 23, 2015, Meiji Yasuda, a Japanese mutual insurance group, made an offer to purchase Stancorp Financial for $5 billion. The transaction is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2016, pending regulatory approval.
The Standard covers 8.5 million people (June 30, 2008) in the USA through and out of above 30000 employers with group and individual disability insurance, group life, AD&D and dental insurance, retirement plans products and services, individual annuities. It is licensed in 49 states and Washington, DC. In New York it has Standard Life Insurance Company of New York. The average loan-to-value ratio on new loans was 64 percent in 2008. Standard Insurance Company has maintained an “A” rating or higher from A.M. Best Company since 1928. Assets $14.56 billion (March 31, 2009). 3,400 employees in 2008. In December 2005 revenue was $2,147,500,000.
In 2006, on a 100th anniversary celebration the company launched The Standard Charitable Foundation with emphasis on helping individuals and families who have experienced a loss or setback such as a major disability or the loss of a loved one.
- About founding and the founder Leo Samuel
- "Japan's Meiji Yasuda to buy U.S. insurer StanCorp for $5 billion". www.reuters.com. reuters. Retrieved 2015-07-24.
- Standard celebrates its 100-year anniversary. Portland Business Journal, February 21, 2006.
- Quick Facts. StanCorp Financial Group. Retrieved on February 28, 2008.