§431:6-303  Preferred or guaranteed stocks or shares.  An insurer may invest any of its funds, in an aggregate amount not exceeding fifteen per cent of its assets, in preferred or guaranteed stocks or shares, other than common stocks, of solvent institutions existing under the laws of the United States or of any state, district, or territory thereof, if all of the prior obligations and prior preferred stocks, if any, of the institution at the date of acquisition by the insurer are:

     (1)  Eligible as investments under this article; and

     (2)  Filed with the SVO or are considered "filing exempt" by the Purposes and Procedures Manual of the SVO, or its successor publication. [L 1987, c 347, pt of §2; am L 2008, c 142, §6]