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A.M. Best is the leading provider of ratings, news, data, and financial information on the insurance industry. The site provides A.M. Best generated information on life and health insurance. The economy and related economic cycles drive the level of life and health insurance activity, revenue and income. Typical business dynamics such as competition, consumer demands and regulatory changes combined with economic forces have resulted in significant changes in the life and health insurance industry with changing risk profiles, market participants and products.

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The following sections outline the most recent coverage encompassing the life and health insurance industry from A.M. Best, including Best's Credit Ratings, Best's Review, BestWeek, Special Reports and news. For complete news coverage visit Bests NewsRoom or start your day with BestDay

Our rating process provides unparalleled quantitative and qualitative analytical depth for the Best's Credit Ratings assigned to insurers. We also produce a variety of Financial and Analytical Reports on insurers, including:

Rating Activity and Announcements (view more)

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A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Co-operators General Insurance Company, Its Subsidiary and Co-operators Life Insurance Company:
Date: May 22, 2015    
A.M. Best Affirms the Ratings of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Its Subsidiary:
Date: May 21, 2015    
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of The Empire Life Insurance Company:
Date: May 19, 2015    
A.M.BestTV: Insurers Say Rising Economy Will Drive Mexican Industry:
Date: May 15, 2015    
A.M. Best Places Ratings of Sterling Life Insurance Company Under Review With Positive Implications:
Date: May 15, 2015    
A.M. Best Assigns Debt Ratings to CNO Financial Group, Inc.'s Senior Unsecured Notes:
Date: May 15, 2015    
A.M. Best Special Report: For U.S. Life/Health Industry, the Challenge is Profitable Growth:
Date: May 15, 2015    
A.M. Best Briefing: Insurance Industry Buybacks; Stocks Undervalued or Opportunities Scarce?:
Date: May 14, 2015    
A.M. Best Briefing: Puerto Rico's Economic Woes Remain a Challenge for Puerto Rico Insurers:
Date: May 14, 2015    
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of BMO Reinsurance Limited:
Date: May 13, 2015    

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New York Life Investment Management President Named CEO:
Date: May 22, 2015    
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Co-operators General Insurance Company, Its Subsidiary and Co-operators Life Insurance Company:
Date: May 22, 2015    
MS&AD Reports 45.8% Rise in Net Income for 2014 Fiscal Year:
Date: May 21, 2015    
A.M. Best Affirms the Ratings of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Its Subsidiary:
Date: May 21, 2015    
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Distributing Differently:
Date: May 1, 2015    
What A.M. Best Has Reported On Technology:
Date: May 1, 2015    
Insight: Leveling the Playing Field for IOVAs:
Date: May 1, 2015    

Industry Research (view more)

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Special Report: For the Life/Health Industry, the Challenge is Profitable Growth:
Date: May 14, 2015    
Special Report: Mixed Equity Performance for U.S. Life/Annuity Carriers:
Date: April 14, 2015    
2015 Statistical Study: U.S. Life/Health - 2014 Financial Results:
Date: March 23, 2015    
Briefing: A.M. Best Comments on Annuity Changes' Impact on U.K. Life Insurers:
Date: March 23, 2015    

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