A.M. Best Company

A.M. Best Revises Outlook to Negative for New York-Based Lancer Insurance

August 11, 2016 - A.M. Best has revised its outlook from stable to negative for New York-based Lancer Insurance Co. and Lancer Indemnity Co.. The move comes as Lancer Insurance's underwriting performance declined in...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2016/08/11/422990.htm

2012 Commercial Lines Ratings Outlook Negative: A.M. Best

January 9, 2012 - The rating outlook for U.S. commercial property/casualty insurance remains negative, while the outlook for personal lines is stable, according to a briefing from A.M. Best Co. The ratings firm said...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2012/01/09/230389.htm

A.M. Best Revises Outlook for The Hartford

April 12, 2011 - A.M. Best Co. has revised the outlook to stable from negative and affirmed the issuer credit rating (ICR) of "bbb+" of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. A.M. Best also has affirmed the...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2011/04/12/194334.htm

U.S. P/C Insurers’ Results for 2010 Get ‘Mixed Review’ from A.M. Best

March 24, 2011 - The U.S. property/casualty insurance industry's financial results for 2010 represented a mixed bag, with some good results and some that are of concern, according to a leading rating organization....
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2011/03/24/191477.htm

Reinsurance Prices Should Remain Soft in 2011: Reports

January 11, 2011 - Two new reports deepened the gloomy outlook for global reinsurers Monday, with fresh evidence of weak pricing and little hope for a turnaround for the sector in the near future. Reinsurers are...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2011/01/11/180073.htm

Best Upgrades Am. Country, Am. Service after Kingsway Public Offering

January 7, 2011 - A.M. Best Co. has upgraded the financial strength rating (FSR) to 'B' (Fair) from 'B-' (Fair) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) to "bb" from "bb-" of American Country Insurance Company and American...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2011/01/07/116220.htm

P/C Insurers Improve Personal Lines, Investment Results in Q3

January 4, 2011 - The U.S. property/casualty industry generated improved operating results in the third quarter despite competitive market conditions, elevated catastrophe losses, the economic downturn and...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2011/01/04/116111.htm

Best Affirms Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance ‘A+ Ratings; Outlook Stable

December 31, 2010 - A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of 'A+' (Superior) and the issuer credit rating (ICR) of "aa" of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, Limited (MSI), as well as the FSR...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/12/31/116057.htm

Best Puts Clarendon’s Ratings on Review/Negative for Enstar Sale

December 29, 2010 - A.M. Best Co. has placed under review with negative implications the financial strength rating (FSR) of 'A-' (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "a-" of Delaware-based Clarendon...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/29/115983.htm

Best Affirms Progressive and Subs ‘A+’ Ratings; Outlook Stable

December 29, 2010 - A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of 'A+' (Superior) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "aa" of the Progressive Agency Pool, Progressive Direct Pool and Progressive...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/29/115985.htm

Best Affirms USAA and Subs ‘A++’ Ratings; Outlook Stable

December 29, 2010 - A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength ratings (FSR) of 'A++' (Superior) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "aaa" of Texas-based United Services Automobile Association (USAA) and its...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/29/115986.htm

Best Affirms Transatlantic Holdings and Subs ‘A’ Ratings of

December 28, 2010 - A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of 'A' (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "a" of new York-based Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, Swiss-based Trans Re...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/28/115940.htm

RLI To Acquire Contractors Bonding Insurance Co.

December 23, 2010 - Peoria, Ill.-based RLI Corp. announcedthat it will acquire Contractors Bonding Insurance Co. (CBIC) through an acquisition of its holding company, Data and Staff Service Co. (DSS) for approximately...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2010/12/23/115900.htm

Best Affirms Fireman’s Fund Companies ‘A’ Ratings; Upgrades ICR

December 23, 2010 - A.M. Best Co. has upgraded the issuer credit ratings (ICR) to "a+" from "a" and affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of 'A' (Excellent) of Fireman's Fund Insurance Companies, which includes...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/23/115916.htm

Best Affirms ‘A-‘ Ratings of Flagstone Re and Affiliates

December 22, 2010 - A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating of 'A-' (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "a-" of Flagstone Reassurance Suisse SA and its reassured affiliate, Flagstone...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/12/22/115864.htm

Best Affirms AIG, Domestic P/C and Life Subsidiaries Ratings

December 21, 2010 - A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength ratings (FSR) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of the property/casualty and life/health subsidiaries of American International Group, Inc. as well...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/21/115825.htm

The Republic Group’s Ratings Affirmed

December 21, 2010 - Dallas-based regional property/casualty insurer The Republic Group (Republic) announced that A.M. Best Company has affirmed the rating of A- (Excellent) for each of the group's companies. In...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2010/12/21/115840.htm

Fact or Fiction? Insurance Tidbits of Known and Little-Known Information

December 20, 2010 - Have you ever wondered what big events helped shape regulation of the current U.S. insurance industry? Or if drivers of certain cars have more risk? What about the most attractive insurance job in...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/12/20/160577.htm

Best Affirms Allstate and Subsidiaries ‘A+’ Ratings; Outlook Stable

December 16, 2010 - A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of 'A+' (Superior) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "aa-" of Allstate Insurance Group and its members. Best also affirmed the ICR of...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/16/115704.htm

A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Cincinnati Financial and Subs

December 15, 2010 - A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A+ (Superior) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "aa" of Cincinnati, Ohio-based standard market property/casualty group, The...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2010/12/15/115692.htm