• By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    AXIS RE NAMES PROPERTY UNDERWRITER AT LLOYD'S

    Axis Reinsurance said it appointed William Bennett as senior underwriter, property reinsurance at Lloyd's. Bennett will join the company...

    Company, Property, Companies
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    RETIRING COUNTY FINANCIAL CEO: PRIVATE INSURERS HAVE CAPITAL TO WRITE PRIVATE FLOOD

    Private insurers have the capital and desire to write flood insurance, according to soon-to-retire Country Financial Chief Executive...

    Insurance, Insurances
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    FIDELIS TAKES EQUITY STAKE IN NEW ENERGY MANAGING GENERAL AGENT

    Fidelis Insurance said it has taken an equity stake in a new managing general agent dealing with energy risk called Kersey Specialty...

    Insurance, Management, Insurances, Companies, Energies, Company, Energy
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    A.M. BESTTV: U.S. SURPLUS LINES SECTOR WEATHERS CHALLENGING YEAR, SAY A.M. BEST ANALYSTS

    In this A.M.BestTV episode, David Blades, senior research industry analyst, and Robert Raber, senior financial analyst, both of A.M....

    Industry, Sector, Management, Industries
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    ANTHEM, PROMINENCE BECOME LATEST INSURERS TO OFFER ASSOCIATED HEALTH PLANS IN NEVADA

    Prominence HealthFirst, Prominence Preferred Health Insurance Co. and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield now offer association health...

    Insurance, Insurances
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    GENERALI LAUNCHES US ASSET MANAGEMENT FIRM WITH ‘DISRUPTIVE REVENUE MODEL'

    Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. said, along with a veteran asset manager, it launched Aperture Investors, an asset management company...

    Management, Company, Companies
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    AIG ACCELERATES GENERAL INSURANCE STRATEGIC STRATEGY WITH US ACQUISITION

    American International Group Inc. said it agreed to acquire Glatfelter Insurance Group, a Pennsylvania-based full-service broker and...

    Service, Services, Companies, Insurance, Company, Insurances
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    LEGAL & GENERAL AMERICA NAMES CEO

    Legal & General America said it appointed Mark Holweger as president and chief executive officer of its insurance division. He will...

    Investment, Legal, Investments, Invest, Business, Insurances, Insurance
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    ON WEAKER INVESTMENT PERFORMANCE, LLOYD'S POSTS DROP IN FIRST-HALF PRETAX PROFIT

    Pointing to a weaker investment performance, Lloyd's reported a pretax profit of £600 million in the first half of 2018, down from...

    Investment, Investments, Invest
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    MARSH NAMES INDONESIA CEO FRASER TO HEAD UK CORPORATE DIVISION

    Alistair Fraser, a 22-year veteran of the international insurance sector, has been appointed chief executive officer of the U.K. corporate...

    Sector, Insurance, Insurances
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    BESTWEEK: MARSH & MCLENNAN TO ACQUIRE UK BROKER JARDINE LLOYD THOMPSON FOR $5.6 BILLION

    Marsh & McLennan Cos. said it will acquire London-based insurance broker and employee benefits provider Jardine Lloyd Thompson plc...

    Insurance, London, Insurances
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    A.M. BEST WITHDRAWS CREDIT RATINGS OF NORTH AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY

    A.M. Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating to B from B++ and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “bb+” from “bbb+” of...

    Rate, Insurance, Insurances, Credit, Company, Companies, Credits
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    UNITED INSURANCE HOLDINGS, TOKIO MARINE LAUNCH P/C SUBSIDIARY JOURNEY INSURANCE

    United Insurance Holdings Corp. has partnered with Tokio Marine to launch Journey Insurance Co., which will initially offer homeowners...

    Insurance, Insurances
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    A.M. BEST AFFIRMS CREDIT RATINGS OF UNITED INSURANCE COMPANY AND UNITED RE S.A

    A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” of United Insurance Company...

    Rate, Insurance, Insurances, Credit, Company, Companies, Credits
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    A.M. BEST WITHDRAWS CREDIT RATINGS OF ECICS LIMITED

    A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B++ and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb+” of ECICS Limited. The...

    Rate, Credits, Credit
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    A.M. BEST AFFIRMS CREDIT RATINGS OF SAMSUNG FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE CO., LTD. AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES

    A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A++ and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “aa+” of Samsung Fire & Marine...

    Rate, Insurance, Insurances, Credit, Credits
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    COUNTRY FINANCIAL APPOINTS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Country Financial has appointed Jim Jacobs as chief executive officer. He succeeds Kurt Bock, who is retiring. Jacobs has been general...

    Legal
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    A.M. BEST AFFIRMS CREDIT RATINGS OF CONSTRUCTION GUARANTEE COOPERATIVE

    A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “aa-” of Construction Guarantee...

    Rate, Credit, Construction, Credits
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    A.M. BEST AFFIRMS CREDIT RATINGS OF SINGAPORE REINSURANCE CORPORATION LIMITED

    A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” of Singapore Reinsurance...

    Rate, Credits, Credit
  • By A.M. Best   -   Sep 21, 2018

    A.M. BEST REMOVES FROM UNDER REVIEW AND AFFIRMS CREDIT RATINGS OF CERTAIN NEWLY ACQUIRED MEMBERS OF AIG P/C US INSURANCE GROUP

    A.M. Best has removed from under review with developing implications and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A and the Long-Term...

    World, Rate, Insurance, Insurances, Credit, Credits