Solvency II and SFCRs: What have we learnt?

The first SFCRs have been filed under Solvency II. Konstantin Langowski, financial analyst...
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Honeywell captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Vermont-domiciled captive owned by Honeywell International Inc has had its financial...
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Saipem captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Switzerland-domiciled captive owned by Italian oil and gas giant Saipem has...
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Colombian energy captive rated ‘Excellent’, despite $170m loss incident

The Bermuda-domiciled captive owned by Empresas Publicas de Medellin E.S.P. (EPM) has...
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Solvency II Predictions: Konstantin Langowski, A.M. Best

The new directive will be seen as a “positive development” by captives...
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Cayman Report 2016

This year’s edition of Captive Review’s Cayman Report offers expert perspectives from...
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Solvency II Report 2015

As the debate around the pros and cons of Solvency II drags...
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Q&A: Clive Thursby reviews a career in captives

Clive Thursby retired from A.M. Best at the end of 2014, concluding...
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Ford captive rated as Excellent by A. M. Best

Ford Motor Company has had its captive financial strength rating of “A”...
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UFP has ‘Excellent’ A.M. Best rating affirmed for Bermuda captive

Ardellis Insurance Ltd, the single parent captive of Universal Forest Products, has...
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PLRL bag 'Excellent' rating from A. M. Best

Pacific Lighthouse Re LLC (PLRL) has been assigned a financial strength rating...
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NZ state electricity captive downgraded

Risk Reinsurance, the Cayman-domiciled captive of Transpower New Zealand, has received a...
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AT&T's Vermont captive rating affirmed

AM Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and issuer...
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Itochu's Bermuda captive has A- rating affirmed

AM Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and...
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AM Best affirms Kroger Co. captive ratings

AM Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and...
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Barbados captive Ocean Re gets A- rating

Ratings agency AM Best has assigned a financial strength rating of A-...
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Vermont power captive gets positive rating

Ratings agency A.M. Best has assigned a financial strength rating of B+...
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A.M. Best affirms rating of Dutch Shell’s captive

A captive of Dutch Shell has retained its financial strength rating of...
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A.M. Best rates JLT’s cell captive

A.M. Best has assigned a financial strength rating of B++ (Good) and...
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South Carolina captive gets A rating

A.M. Best has upgraded the financial strength rating to A (Excellent) from...
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AM Best downgrades insolvent Delaware RRG

AM Best has downgraded the financial strength rating of Delaware-domiciled risk retention...
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AM Best give positive rating to Vermont captive

Global ratings agency A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of...
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Bermuda-based BNY Trade gets positive rating

AM Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and...
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Aon reviews rating agency protocol

Global reinsurance intermediary Aon Benfield has released its annual ‘Evolving Criteria’ report. The report,...
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Greenlight Re receives positive rating

AM Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and...
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Honeywell captive given positive rating

AM Best has assigned a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and...
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American Safety RRG sees ratings fall

AM Best, has downgraded the financial strength rating to B++ (Good) from...
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JP Morgan's captive gets positive rating

Global ratings agency AM Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of...
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AM Best assigns positive rating to DC RRG

Global ratings agency, AM  Best has assigned a financial strength rating of...
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Montana RRG sees fall in rating

AM Best has downgraded the financial strength rating to B (Fair) from...
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AM Best rates Michigan captive

Global ratings agency AM Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of...
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AM Best give stable rating to Montana RRG

AM Best has assigned a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and...
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Too many domiciles, not enough captives in US

Captive numbers in the US may be insufficient to keep all 37...
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AM Best: US captives used capital more efficiently in 2012

Owners of US captive insurance companies tightened their margins and used capital...
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AM Best: Captives outperform commercial insurers

Captive insurance is outperforming the commercial insurance industry according to Steven Chirico...
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S.A.C Re's ratings placed under review

Rating agency, A.M. Best has placed the financial strength rating of “A-...
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AM Best affirms FSR of Montana RRG

Global ratings agency, AM Best has revised the outlook to stable from...
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AM Best withdraws RRG rating

Ratings agency, AM Best has withdrawn the financial strength rating (FSR) of...
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Positive outlook for RRG The Mutual

Mutual Risk Retention Group, has seen a revised outlook of positive from...
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BP captive gets "A" rating

Global oil and gas giant, BP’s captive Jupiter Insurance Limited (Guernsey) have...
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Kroger’s captive rated

The US retailer has had its Vermont-based captive rated. Vine Court Assurance...
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Bermuda licenses two new Canadian captives

Bermuda has reported an increase in Canadian captives looking to domicile in...
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AM Best changes captive rating criteria

A new rating methodology for alternative risk transfer is expected to be...
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Captive’s $800m floating rate insured notes affirmed

$800m floating rate insured notes have been affirmed an ‘a’ debt rating,...
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Glass solutions captive rating affirmed

Apogee Enterprises’ captive has had its financial strength rating of A- (excellent)...
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Telefonica captive’s outlook revised

The outlook of Telefonica’s reinsurance captive has been revised from to stable...
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Captives could face downgrade

Captives’ ratings risk being downgraded over the next three to five years...
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AM Best upgrades ratings of BNY Trade Insurance

AM Best Co has upgraded the financial strength rating (FSR) to A...
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AM Best affirms ratings of Nissan’s captive

AM Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and...
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Reinsurance M&As will increase to compete for casualty business, say experts

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the reinsurance industry are likely to increase...
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AM Best special report on Gulf region

 

MedPro RRG gets superior ratings

Medical professional liability insurer, MedPro Risk Retention Group RRG has been assigned...
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US captives resistant to investment losses

US captive insurance companies have bucked the trend in investment losses experienced...
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Solvency II will force captive closures

Some European captive insurance companies will be forced to close as a...
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FERMA published an extensive Beps document in June designed to help Europe’s tax authorities make...
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Captive Review has published the white paper, Attitudes Towards Captive Insurance in Asia, in collaboration with...
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Kirk Watkins, BeneCap practice leader at the Trion Group, a Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC...
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As an industry and a publication, while much focus is on the captive entities themselves,...
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With London’s insurance-linked securities (ILS) hub set for an autumn launch, Guernsey Finance chief executive...
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