Ratings News

AM Best Upgrades Capital Insurance Group in California

Monterey, Calif.-based Capital Insurance Group has been upgraded by AM Best. CIG received a rating of A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent). AM Best stated: “Concurrently, AM Best has upgraded the FSR to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term …

AM Best Assigns Ratings to Accredited Specialty Insurance in Arizona

AM Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” to Accredited Specialty Insurance Co. in Phoenix, Ariz. The outlook assigned to these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable. …

PrimeOne Insurance Co. in Utah Has Ratings Outlooks Revised to Stable

AM Best has revised the outlooks to stable from negative and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B+ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb-” of PrimeOne Insurance Co. in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Credit Ratings reflect …

Obsidian Specialty Insurance Company Receives A- Rating from AM Best

AM Best has assigned the recently-formed excess and surplus (E&S) lines insurer, Obsidian Specialty Insurance Company, a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent). Obsidian Specialty is a program fronting carrier serving managing general agents, managing general underwriters and program managers. …

Pennsylvania’s Workpartners Maintains Excellent Rating from A.M. Best

Workpartners, which is part of UPMC Insurance Services, has retained its financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) with a stable outlook from A.M. Best. The A- (Excellent) rating with a stable outlook applies to UPMC Workers’ Compensation Group, which includes …

AM Best Downgrades Issuer Credit Rating of Crusader in California

AM Best has downgraded the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “bbb” from “bbb+” and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B++ (Good) of Crusader Insurance Co. The outlook of the Long-Term ICR has been revised to stable from negative while …

AM Best Revises Status to Developing for California Capital Insurance Co. and Subsidiaries

AM Best has revised the implications of the under review status to developing from negative for the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “a-” of California Capital Insurance Co. and its subsidiaries. …

AM Best Downgrades Ratings of Mercury in California, Wildfires a Factor

AM Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to A (Excellent) from A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) to “a+” from “aa-” for the members of Los Angeles, Calif.-based Mercury Casualty Group. The record wildfires …

A.M. Best Upgrades Workers’ Comp Carrier ICW Group in California

A.M. Best Company has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating of San Diego, Calif.-based ICW Group Insurance Cos. to “A” (Excellent) from a “Stable” outlook. A.M. Best said its ratings reflect the company’s balance sheet strength as well as its solid …

A.M. Best Revises Outlooks to Stable for Aspire General in California

A.M. Best has revised the outlooks to stable from negative and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B+ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb-” of Aspire General Insurance Co. in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Aspire General is a …