TITLE

CHAPTER 2: BEST'S CREDIT RATINGS

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Best's Review;Sep2008 Supplement, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 2 of the book "The Guide to Understanding Insurance Ratings" is presented. It explores the specialization of A.M. Best Co. in the insurance marketplace, including property/casualty insurers, life insurers and health insurers. It discusses on insurance-linked securities and structured transactions and demonstrates the basic structure of securitization transactions.
ACCESSION #
34307933

 

Related Articles

  • A.M. Best Announces Revised Debt Methodology To Provide Summarizing Data.  // Insurance Advocate;7/28/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 28, p38 

    Reports on the revision of the debt rating methodology of A.M. Best Co. in Oldwick, New Jersey. Impact of using debt capital on the ratings of insurance organizations; Interest of non-policyholders in insurer creditworthiness; Transition from the traditional financial strength ratings scale to...

  • Standing The Test Of Time.  // Best's Review;Jul2014, Vol. 115 Issue 3, p20 

    The article reports on the property/casulaty insurers and lfe/health carriers that retained the Best's Financial Strength Rating of A or higher for at leasy 75 years in the U.S. It cites that 63 property/casualty and 12 life/health insurers including 21st Century Pacific Insurance Co., Erie...

  • Chapter 3: HIGHLY RATED INSURERS.  // Best's Review;Sep2008 Supplement, p24 

    Chapter 3 of the book "The Guide to Understanding Insurance Ratings" is presented. It shows property/casualty insurers that earned "A" rating or higher for 75 years, including AIG Casualty Co., American Automobile Insurance Co. and American States Insurance Co. It lists property/casualty...

  • CIGNA Debt Ratings Downgraded; Remain Under Review (Negative), Along With Financial Strength.  // Insurance Advocate;7/21/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 27, p38 

    Reports that A.M. Best Co. has downgraded the debt ratings of CIGNA Corp. in 2003. Debt and financial strength ratings that continue to remain under review; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on the insurance industry.

  • A.M. Best Upgrades Financial Strength Of Gerling Canada, Soon To Be GCAN Insurance Company.  // Insurance Advocate;7/21/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 27, p38 

    Reports that A.M. Best Co. has upgraded the financial strength rating of Gerling Canada Insurance Co. from A to A- in 2003. Stable rating outlook of the firm; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on the insurance industry.

  • Dubai: AM Best Assigns Ratings to IGIH.  // MiddleEast Insurance Review;May2008, p23 

    The article reports on the issuer credit rating given by AM Best to the International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. (IGIH) and Internatioanal General Insurance Company Limited (IGI) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. According to the article, the evaluation manifests the company's strong...

  • National Insurance earns yet another seal of approval from AM Best. Parra Blessing, Gabriel // Caribbean Business;3/2/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 8, pI6 

    The article reports that AM Best has affirmed the National Insurance Co.'s (NIC) status as having "an excellent ability to meet its ongoing obligations to policy holders". The NIC has earned an A-rating from AM Best. It has earned the right to display the rating agency's "BestMark" on its Web site.

  • Slight Downgrade Revision Of Financial Strength Rating Of Swiss Re Announced By A.M. Best.  // Insurance Advocate;10/27/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 40, p41 

    Reports on the downgrade of the financial strength ratings of Swiss Re by A.M. Best Co. Downgrade of the ratings on all debt instruments; Change of financial outlook from negative to stable.

  • AM Best Assigns Ratings to Arab Insurance Group (BSC).  // MiddleEast Insurance Review;Jan2008, p19 

    The article reports on the rating received by Arab Insurance Group company (ARIG) from AM Best Co. in Bahrain. It cites that AM Best has given Arab Insurance Group a financial strength rating of B++ and an insurer credit rating of "bbb." Moreover, it reveals that the ratings have indicated...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics