TITLE

A.M. Best's Perspective

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, Dan
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Best's Review;Feb2009, Vol. 109 Issue 10, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the perspective of A.M. Best Co. regarding the condition of insurance market in the U.S. The company believes that excess and surplus (E&S) market will continue to stabilize and survive all the challenges as well as impart a bigger role in the country's economic development. The company projects that E&S will outperform property/casualty industry since its spread will halt and shrink by 7% to 9%.
ACCESSION #
36456273

 

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