Change Drives

Williams, Jonathan
July 2008
Best's Review;Jul2008, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p47
Trade Publication
The article features the Prudential Insurance Co. of America in the U.S. The company has maintained its A.M. Best Co. financial strength rating of A or higher since 1928. The Newark, New Jersey based company has become one of the more diverse global financial services companies in the country. Moreover, it is noted that the company has remained among the Prudential's oldest and biggest lines of business.


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