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COUNTRY Companies

Acted as exclusive financial advisor to Country Life Insurance Company and Country Mutual Insurance Company in their acquisition of Cotton States Life Insurance Company and affiliation with Cotton States Mutual Insurance Company. The affiliation was followed by the purchase of the publicly held shares of Cotton States Life valued at $135 million. The affiliation will increase the Country pool by $300 million of personal lines premium located in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida.