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Rating Activity and Announcements (view more)

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A.M. Best Removes Ratings From Under Review for Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. and Certain Subsidiaries:
Date: September 3, 2015    
A.M. Best Special Report: U.S. Surplus Lines Profit From Underwriting Discipline and Core Competencies:
Date: September 2, 2015    
A.M. Best Withdraws Ratings of AmerInst Insurance Company, Ltd. and AmerInst Insurance Group, Ltd.:
Date: September 2, 2015    
A.M. Best Withdraws Ratings of Safeway Property Insurance Company:
Date: September 2, 2015    
A.M. Best Special Report: Reinsurance Sector Faces New Reality Amid Abundant Capacity From Traditional and Alternative Sources:
Date: September 2, 2015    
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s Subsidiaries:
Date: September 1, 2015    
A.M.BestTV: Competition Among Auto Writers Heats Up:
Date: August 31, 2015    
A.M. Best Revises ICR Outlook to Positive for National General Ins. Corp. (NAGICO) N.V. and Nagico Insurance Company Limited:
Date: August 28, 2015    
A.M. Best Places Ratings of Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co. & Little River Insurance Co. Under Review With Positive Implications:
Date: August 26, 2015    
Best's Review Webinar Examines the Surplus Lines Sector of the U.S. Insurance Market:
Date: August 24, 2015    

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Berkshire Hathaway Formally Adds PLICO to MedPro Subsidiary's Ranks:
Date: September 3, 2015    
A.M. Best Removes Ratings From Under Review for Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. and Certain Subsidiaries:
Date: September 3, 2015    
Segal Select Acquires Brokerage Business From David Walker Insurance Services:
Date: September 3, 2015    
RLI Insurance Names Successor to Retiring President-Chief Operating Officer:
Date: September 3, 2015    
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2015 Statistical Study: U.S. Property/Casualty - 2014 Asset Distribution – Industry's Gross Yield on Invested Assets Increased to 4.0%:
Date: August 31, 2015    
Special Report: Surplus Lines Profit from Underwriting Discipline and Core Competencies:
Date: August 27, 2015    
2015 Statistical Study: U.S. Auto Liability – Industry's Direct Premiums Written Increased 4.5%:
Date: August 10, 2015    
2015 Statistical Study: U.S. Auto Physical Damage – Top 100 Writers Accounted for 95.0% of Market Share:
Date: August 10, 2015    

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