The leading provider of insurer financial strength and issuer credit ratings with over 3,500 published (re)insurer ratings in more than 90 countries worldwide. Provider of financial data, research and news covering 17,000 (re)insurance companies globally.

A.M. Best Company, Inc.
A.M. Best Rating Services, Inc.
Ambest Road
Oldwick, NJ 08858
United States

+ 001 908 439 2200

Key Contacts:

Alan Kandel, Business Development Manager, Captives, Property Casualty Insurance & Reinsurance companies -
Midori Honda, Market Development Manager, AM Best América Latina.
Brad Mazur, Managing Director, Capital Markets, Industry Relations Americas -
Jilian Toh, Senior Market Development Analyst, Market Development -
William Mills, Director, Market Development -

Company profile:

A.M. Best is the oldest and most widely recognised provider of ratings, financial data and news with an exclusive insurance industry focus.
Best's Credit Ratings are recognised as a benchmark for assessing a rated organization's financial strength as well as the credit quality of its obligations. A.M. Best produces dozens of products and services containing Best's Credit Ratings and related analysis. Coverage of insurance companies globally through a wide range of analytical resources, references, directories and periodicals that provide insurance professionals and consumers with the critical information they need to make informed business decisions.

The only international credit rating agency dedicated exclusively to the insurance industry
World’s leading provider of insurer Financial Strength Ratings (FSRs) by company coverage
Foremost rating coverage of the global reinsurance segment
Leading position in international reinsurance hubs—including comprehensive coverage of Lloyd’s/London market, Bermuda, Zurich, Singapore
Leading credit rating agency for (re)insurance in the emerging markets of MENA and South & Central Asia
Leading credit rating agency for Alternative Risk Transfer (ART) and captives coverage
Key credit rating agency used by global broker security teams
Data and research covering 16,000 (re)insurance companies worldwide
Largest and most comprehensive insurance database providing unique insights by segment and line of business
Published credit rating methodology and criteria on all key insurance industry segments

Publishers of frequent specialised reports on global insurance industry issues, including sector, company and geographic regional analysis. Extensive global insurance news delivery and resources.


A.M. Best is a leading provider of ratings, financial data and news with a specialist focus on the worldwide insurance industry. Best’s Credit Ratings are recognised as the benchmark for assessing the financial strength of insurance-related organisations and the credit quality of their obligations.

Full-service global ratings capabilities covering the following:
Best’s Financial Strength Rating (FSR) - An independent opinion of an insurer’s financial strength and ability to meet its ongoing insurance policy and contract obligations. Best’s Issuer Credit Rating (ICR) - An independent opinion of an entity’s ability to meet its ongoing financial obligations and can be issued on either a long or short-term basis. Best’s Issue Credit Rating (IR) - An independent opinion of credit
quality assigned to issues that gauges the ability to meet the terms of the obligation and can be issued on a long- or shortterm basis.


London Market
Bermuda Market
US Market
Japanese Market
Middle East
North Africa
Zurich Reinsurance hub
South & Central Asia
Central & Latin America
Africa Sub-Sahara

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