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Rating Activity and Announcements (view more)

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A.M.BestTV: AXIS' CEO and PartnerRe's Chairman Tout Benefits of Announced Merger:
Date: June 26, 2015    
A.M. Best Assigns Rating to James River Group Holdings, Ltd. and Affirms Ratings of Its Subsidiaries:
Date: June 26, 2015    
A.M. Best Places Ratings of Maiden Specialty Insurance Company Under Review With Negative Implications:
Date: June 26, 2015    
A.M. Best Special Report: Active M&A Market for Canadian P/C Insurers Expected to Continue:
Date: June 26, 2015    
A.M. Best Downgrades Ratings of Galen Insurance Company:
Date: June 25, 2015    
A.M.BestTV: Insurers Warn of Looming Talent Gap:
Date: June 24, 2015    
A.M.BestTV: Cyber Coverage Continues to Evolve:
Date: June 22, 2015    
A.M.BestTV: Insurers Look to Close the Global Coverage Gap:
Date: June 19, 2015    
Insurance Law Podcast Discusses the Impact of Social Media on Workers' Compensation Claims:
Date: June 18, 2015    
A.M. Best's 2015 Insurance Market Briefing—Canada to Take Place September 24 in Toronto:
Date: June 18, 2015    

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Exor Extends Contract Guarantee in PartnerRe Merger Bid:
Date: June 29, 2015    
Western Wildfires Put Suburban Residences, Businesses at Risk:
Date: June 29, 2015    
USAA Signs On With Google Compare in California:
Date: June 29, 2015    
Seven Insurers Cleared to Set Up Offshore Insurance Units in Taiwan:
Date: June 29, 2015    
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Insight: Riding Safe:
Date: June 1, 2015    
Safety First:
Date: June 1, 2015    

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2015 Statistical Study: U.S. Property/Casualty – Direct Premiums Written Increased 4.4%:
Date: June 29, 2015    
2015 Statistical Study: U.S. Commercial Multi Peril – Industry's Direct Premiums Written Increased 3.3%:
Date: June 29, 2015    
2015 Statistical Study: U.S. Total Auto – Industry's Top 100 Writers' Adjusted Loss Ratio Increased to 66.0% :
Date: June 29, 2015    
2015 Statistical Study: U.S. Workers' Compensation – Industry's Top 25 Adjusted Loss Ratio Increased to 62.7% :
Date: June 29, 2015    

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