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Best’s Special Report: Identity Theft Coverage Could Evolve Into Standalone Personal Cyber Insurance: As technology proliferates further into individuals’ lives, the role of identity theft insurance as a supplemental product could evolve as personal cyber risks ...
Date: November 14, 2019    
AM Best Downgrades and Withdraws Credit Ratings of United Insurance Company and United Re (Europe) S.A.: AM Best has removed from under review with negative implications and downgraded the Financial Strength Rating to B (Fair) from A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term ...
Date: November 14, 2019    
AM Best Removes From Under Review, Affirms Credit Ratings of Bahamas First Holdings Limited’s Operating Subsidiaries: AM Best has removed from under review with developing implications and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer ...
Date: November 7, 2019    
Best’s Market Segment Report: Roles in London Insurance Market Blur as Participants Seek to Add Value: Unsustainable operating costs and the evolution of the distribution chain are forcing London market insurers to adapt their operating models in order to remain ...
Date: November 7, 2019    
AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of MetLife, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries: AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “aa-” of the Metropolitan ...
Date: November 1, 2019    
Best's Review Looks at the Workers’ Comp Market’s Run of Good Fortune: In November, Best’s Review looks at some of the latest developments in the workers’ comp business. “Stress Relief” examines how state legislatures ...
Date: November 1, 2019    
AM Best Upgrades Credit Ratings of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Mutual Insurance Company and Its Subsidiaries: AM Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) to “a” ...
Date: October 31, 2019    
AM Best Revises Outlooks to Positive for Selective Insurance Group, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries: AM Best has revised the outlooks to positive from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit ...
Date: October 31, 2019    
AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Transatlantic Reinsurance Company and Alleghany Corporation: AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “aa-” of Transatlantic ...
Date: October 30, 2019    
AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Caribbean Alliance Insurance Company Limited: AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a” of Caribbean Alliance Insurance Company ...
Date: October 29, 2019    
Best’s Market Segment: Underwriting Discipline & Increased Pricing Helped Offset Elevated Losses for US Homeowners Insurers: Despite above-average catastrophe losses in 2018, the underwriting performance of U.S. homeowners insurers benefited from rate increases, enhanced pricing ...
Date: October 29, 2019    
AM BestTV Special Presentation: Putting a Price Tag on Climate Risk: An AMBestTV Special Presentation, set to air at 12 p.m. (EDT), Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, will take an in-depth look at how insurers and reinsurers are ...
Date: October 29, 2019    
AM Best Downgrades Credit Ratings of Universal Life Insurance Company; Maintains Under Review With Negative Implications Status: AM Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to B+ (Good) from B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) to “bbb-” from ...
Date: October 25, 2019    
AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Insurance Company of the West and Its Subs; Assigns Credit Ratings to Other Subs: AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “a” of Insurance Company of ...
Date: October 25, 2019    
Best’s Market Segment Report: Asbestos and Environmental Payouts Continue to Outpace Incurred Losses: The U.S. property/casualty industry (P/C) has paid out $16.8 billion for asbestos and environmental (A&E) claims in the last five years, while incurring $12.0 ...
Date: October 22, 2019    
Best’s Commentary: Reinsurance Earnings Again Likely to Bear Brunt of Catastrophes: AM Best expects reinsurers earnings to see further erosion in 2019 following another year of major catastrophe losses; however, the spate of catastrophe events ...
Date: October 21, 2019    
Best’s Market Segment Report: Despite Slower Premium Growth, U.S. Title Insurers Sustain Profit Momentum in 2018: U.S. title insurance companies saw considerable growth in pre-tax and net operating profits in 2018, reflecting success for national companies as well as ...
Date: October 21, 2019    
AM Best Comments on Credit Ratings of James River Group Holdings, Ltd. and Subsidiaries: AM Best has commented that the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “a” of the rated operating entities of ...
Date: October 17, 2019    
AM Best’s 2019 London Briefing to Focus on Shifting EMEA Insurance Market Trends; Lloyd’s CEO to Deliver Keynote Address: AM Best will host its annual Insurance Market Briefing – Europe and Methodology Review Seminar on Tuesday, 12 November 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. (GMT) ...
Date: October 17, 2019    
Best’s Commentary: Typhoons Faxai, Hagibis, Not Likely To Materially Impact Japanese Non-Life Insurers’ Capitalization: The recent mega-typhoons in Japan are unlikely to affect the financial stability of the country’s three major non-life insurers due to their appropriate ...
Date: October 17, 2019    
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