Mortgage Loan Industry Experience Factor

TO:

Interested Parties

FROM:

NAIC

DATE:

August 27, 2009

SUBJECT:

Mortgage Loan Industry Experience Factor for the September 30, 2009 Quarterly Statement

The Average Industry Experience Factor (AvIEF) to be used for the September 30, 2009, quarterly statement is 0.003 percent.  The AvIEF is defined in the Asset Valuation Reserve section of the NAIC‘s Annual Statement Instructions Life, Accident & Health for the year 2009. The IEF is an average of the mortgage data received at the NAIC for eight (8) previous quarters as follows:  

3rd Quarter 2007

0.001%

4th Quarter 2007

0.001%

1st Quarter 2008

0.001%

2nd Quarter 2008 

0.002%

3rd Quarter 2008

0.003%

4th Quarter 2008

0.004%

1st Quarter 2009

0.004%

2nd Quarter 2009

0.008%

 

Average IEF

0.003%

 

Individual companies should utilize information from the same quarters in calculating their average Company‘s Experience Factor (AvCEF).

 

Please note that the changes made to the year-end 2009 Life Risk-Based Capital minimum and maximum adjustment limits do not apply to the Asset Valuation Reserve calculation.

 

Contact Dan Swanson of the NAIC by phone at (816) 783 - 8412 or by e-mail at DSwanson@naic.org with any questions concerning this factor.