A.M. Best ratings News

Ratings Recap: Continental, Nat’l. Guaranty, Westminster, Triangle, Ellington Mutual

A.M. Best has upgraded the financial strength rating to ‘A’ (Excellent) from ‘A-‘ (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating to “a” from “a-”of Chicago-based Continental Assurance Company (CAC), and has removed the ratings from under review with developing implications and …

Ratings Recap: Trust Re, Alliance

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of ‘A-‘ (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating of “a-” of Trust International Insurance & Reinsurance Company B.S.C. (c) Trust Re, which is based in Bahrain. The outlook for both ratings remains …

Best Affirms Catlin Group’s Ratings; Outlook Stable

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of ‘A’ (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a” of Catlin Insurance Company Limited (CICL) (Bermuda), Catlin Insurance Company (UK) Ltd. and Catlin Re Switzerland Ltd. Best also affirmed …

Ratings Recap: Guardian, Central Re

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of ‘A-‘ (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a-” of Guardian Life of the Caribbean Limited (GLOC) and Guardian General Insurance Limited (GGIL). Best also affirmed the ICR of “bbb-” …

Best Affirms Lloyd’s, Lloyd’s (China) Ratings; Outlook Positive

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of ‘A’ (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a+” of Lloyd’s and Lloyd’s Insurance Company (China) Limited (LICCL) (China). Best also affirmed the ICR of “a” of Society of Lloyd’s …

Best Takes Rating Actions on AXA Financial, Certain Subsidiaries

A.M. Best has revised the outlook of the issuer credit ratings (ICR) to stable from negative and affirmed the ICR of “a-” and debt ratings of New York-based AXA Financial, Inc., and has revised its outlook on the ratings to …

Best Affirms Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Co. & Subs Ratings

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of ‘A+’ (Superior) and the issuer credit ratings of “aa-” of Allianz Global Risk US Insurance Company, Allianz Underwriters Insurance Company and AGCS Marine Insurance Company (collectively referred to AGCS NA). The …

Best Assigns Ratings to Starr Property & Casualty Insurance (China)

A.M. Best has assigned the financial strength rating of ‘A-‘ (Excellent) and issuer credit rating of “a-” to Starr Property & Casualty Insurance (China) Company, Limited (Starr China), formerly known as Dazhong Insurance Company Limited. The name change is pending …

Ratings Recap: Lancashire, Qatar Insurance, Tunis Re

A.M. Best has commented that the financial strength rating of ‘A’ (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings of “a” of Qatar Insurance Company S.A.Q. (QIC) and its main subsidiaries remain unchanged following QIC’s acquisition of Antares Holdings Limited. Best added …

Ratings Recap: Berkshire Hathaway Homestate, Rural Community, Imperial Fire

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of ‘A++’ (Superior) and the issuer credit ratings of “aa+” of Omaha-based Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Insurance Company, and its five property and casualty affiliates: Cypress Insurance Company (San Francisco, CA), Oak River …