Schlumberger captives rated ‘Excellent’

The three pure captives owned by oilfield giant Schlumberger Limited have had...
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Kroll Bond opens Dublin office

Kroll Bond Rating Agency has opened an office in Dublin, Ireland as...
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Marubeni captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Micronesia-domiciled captive owned by the Marubeni Corporation has had its financial...
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Italian oil and gas captive rated ‘Excellent’

The pure captive owned by Eni S.p.A. (Eni), a multinational oil and...
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Ford’s Michigan captive rated ‘Excellent’

The single parent captive, ultimately owned by Ford Motor Company and domiciled...
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Bermuda and Cayman captives produce strong returns

The 30 A.M. Best rated captives domiciled in Bermuda and the Cayman...
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Vitol captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Bermuda captive owned by Vitol Holding B.V., a Dutch energy and...
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Restoration RRG has ratings outlook revised

The rating outlook for Restoration Risk Retention Group, Incorporated (RRRG) has been...
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New lawyers RRG receives ‘Excellent’ rating

A risk retention group established by Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company has...
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Hackensack Meridian captive withdraws from rating process

The pure captive owned by Hackensack Meridian Health System has had its...
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Lufthansa’s consolidated captive receives ‘Excellent’ rating

Delvag Versicherungs-AG, the captive insurer owned by German airline Lufthansa, has had...
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INPEX captive rated ‘Excellent’

The single parent captive owned by Japanese oil and gas giant, INPEX...
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KBRA proposes new captive rating methodology

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has proposed a new methodology for rating...
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Nuclear group captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Delaware-domiciled group captive serving the United States’ nuclear power industry has...
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Shell captives retain ‘Excellent’ rating

Two captives owned by Royal Dutch Shell have had their financial strength...
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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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“Extraordinary weather-related event” hits Nestlé captive, but rating holds up

The Switzerland-domiciled captive owned by Nestlé has had its financial strength rating...
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Hochtief captives rated ‘Excellent’

The two captives owned by German construction company Hochtief have had their...
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Waste Management captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Vermont-domiciled captive owned by Waste Management, Inc has had its financial...
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Carol Pierce joins Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has appointed Carol Pierce as a director...
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NextEra Energy captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Cayman Islands domiciled captive owned by NextEra Energy (NEE), Inc has...
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National Grid captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Isle of Man captive owned by National Grid has had its...
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Pfizer captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Vermont captive owned by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. has had its...
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Malaysian oil company captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Labuan-domiciled captive owned by Petroliam Nasional Berhad, Malaysia’s national oil and...
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AES Corporation captive rated ‘Good’

The Vermont captive owned by American energy company AES Corporation has had...
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Sony captive has outlook revised

The Bermuda-domiciled captive owned by Sony Corporation has had its ratings outlook...
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BNY Mellon captives rated ‘Excellent’

The onshore and offshore captives owned by BNY Mellon have had their...
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Outlook revised for Dentists RRG

The Eastern Dentists Insurance Company (A Dental Society Risk Retention Group) has...
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Tina Bukow swaps A. M. Best for Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Tina Bukow, who had been with A. M. Best for 12 years,...
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Nissan captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Bermuda-domiciled captive owned by Nissan Motor Corporation has had its financial...
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CNOOC captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Barbados-domiciled captive owned by the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC)...
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Schlumberger captives rated ‘Excellent’

The three captives owned by oilfield services giant Schlumberger Limited have had...
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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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Marubeni captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Micronesia-domiciled captive owned by the Marubeni Corporation has had its financial...
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Duke Energy captive rated ‘Excellent’

The South Carolina-domiciled single parent captive owned by Duke Energy Corporation has...
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European captives surviving soft market pressures – A.M. Best

There are multiple challenges ahead for the European captive industry, but established...
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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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Toyota’s US dealership captive rated ‘Excellent’

Toyota Motor Insurance Company (TMIC), the Iowa-domiciled captive owned by Toyota Motor...
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ConocoPhillips captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Vermont-domiciled captive owned by energy giant ConocoPhillips has had its financial...
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Dow captive rated ‘Excellent’

Dorinco Reinsurance Company, the captive reinsurer owned by Dow Chemical Company, has...
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Lufthansa captives affirmed ‘Excellent’

The insurance and reinsurance captives owned by German airline giant Lufthansa have...
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Ford captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Michigan-domiciled captive owned by Ford Motor Credit Company LLC has had...
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Physicians Insurance Mutual Group companies rated ‘Excellent’

Ratings agency A. M. Best has assigned a financial strength rating of...
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Telecoms association captive has rating outlook revised to positive

A. M. Best has revised the ratings outlook of the National Telecommunications...
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Ratings downgrade for Shell captives

Two pure captives owned by Royal Dutch Shell have had their financial...
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Ratings upgrade for Preferred Physicians Medical RRG

The Preferred Physicians Medical Risk Retention Group (RRG), domiciled in Missouri, has...
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NextEra Energy captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Cayman-domiciled pure captive owned by NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEECH) has had...
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Stanford cell company rated ‘Excellent’

The Bermuda-domiciled segregated accounts company (SAC) owned co-owned by Stanford Health Care...
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SGS captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Bermuda captive owned by Switzerland-based SGS SA has had its financial...
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BP’s Guernsey captive has ratings outlook downgraded

Jupiter Insurance Limited, one of two captives owned by BP, has had...
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Nestlé captive rated ‘Superior’

The Switzerland-domiciled captive owned by food and beverage giant Nestlé has had...
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Attorneys’ liability RRG rated ‘Excellent’

The financial strength rating of Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society, A Risk Retention...
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Pennsylvania real estate firm withdraws from captive ratings

The Vermont-domiciled captive owned by Toll Brothers has had its financial strength...
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Negative outlook given to Shell captives

Low oil prices have led A. M. Best to downgrade the ratings...
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Automobile association to close Utah captive

The AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah (AAA NCNU) is expected to...
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BHP Billiton has captive rating downgraded

The Guernsey captive owned by oil and mining company BHP Billiton has...
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Apogee Enterprises captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Vermont-domiciled captive owned by Apogee Enterprises has had its financial strength...
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Kroger Vermont captives rated ‘Excellent’

The two captives owned by American retailer The Kroger Company have had...
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Shell’s Switzerland and Texas captives affirmed ‘Superior’

Solen Versicherungen AG (SVAG) and Noble Assurance Company, two of three captives...
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First China captive has ratings placed under review

CNPC Captive Insurance Company, the insurance subsidiary established by China National Petroleum...
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IBT Group captive has ratings placed under review

A. M. Best has placed its ratings of Sorford Surety Insurance Co....
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Luxembourg captive assigned rating after releasing equalisation reserves

Hochtief, the German construction giant, has successfully completed an internal loss portfolio...
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DIRECTV captive merged with AT&T vehicle

Palm Insurance Company, domiciled in Hawaii, has been closed down after AT&T...
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BNY Mellon captives rated ‘Excellent’

BNY Mellon’s New York and Bermuda captives have had their ‘A’ (Excellent)...
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Honeywell captive rated ‘Excellent’

One of the pure captives owned by multinational conglomerate Honeywell International has...
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Moody’s place BHP Billiton captive under review

Oil and mining giant BHP Billiton has had its Guernsey captive’s financial...
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Schlumberger captives rated ‘Excellent’

The three captives owned by oil services giant Schlumberger Limited have had...
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Vale captive suffers rating downgrade

Brazilian mining giant Vale has had its Barbados captive’s financial strength rating...
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Nissan captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Bermuda captive owned by automobile giants Nissan has had its financial...
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HAI Group rated ‘Excellent’

The Vermont group of insurance companies serving public housing authorities across the...
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JP Morgan captive rated ‘Excellent’

The single parent captive owned by JP Morgan & Chase has had...
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Ecopetrol captive keeps rating

The pure captive owned by Colombian state-owned oil giant Ecopetrol S.A. has...
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Saudi Aramco captive downgraded

The Bermuda-domiciled captive owned by Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (Saudi Aramco) has...
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Marubeni captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Micronesia-domiciled captive owned by the Marubeni Corporation has had its financial...
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CNOOC captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Barbados captive ultimately owned by the China National Offshore Oil Corporation...
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Vitol captive rated ‘Excellent’

Dutch energy company Vitol Holding has had the financial strength rating of...
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Telefonica captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Luxembourg reinsurance captive owned by Spanish telecommunications giant Telefónica has had...
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JLT withdraws Isosceles from ratings process

JLT Insurance Management (JLTIM) has decided to stop having its separate account...
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INPEX captive rated ‘Excellent’

Japanese oil company the INPEX Corporation has had the financial strength rating...
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Dow captive rated ‘Excellent’

The reinsurance captive owned by Dow Chemical Company has had its financial...
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Eni captive rated ‘Excellent’

The financial strength rating of Italian oil and gas company Eni S.p.A’s...
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Toyota captive rated ‘Excellent’

The financial strength rating of Toyota’s Iowa-domiciled captive has been affirmed ‘A’...
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Lufthansa captive rated ‘Excellent’

Delvag Luftfahrtversicherungs-AG, the German domiciled captive of international airline Lufthansa, has had...
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Duke Energy captive rated ‘Excellent’

Bison Insurance Company, the South Carolina captive owned by Duke Energy Corporation,...
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General Electric’s Dublin captive rated ‘Excellent’

Electric Insurance Ireland Limited (EIIL), the insurance company utilised by General Electric...
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Chevron withdraws Vermont captive from rating process

Energy giant Chevron has opted to halt its participation in the A....
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Enel Group captive assigned ‘Excellent’ rating

Enel Insurance, the Netherlands-domiciled captive owned by the Italian electric utility company...
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Universal Forest Products’ captive rated ‘Excellent’

Ardellis Insurance, the pure captive owned by Universal Forest Products (UFP), has...
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ConocoPhillips captive rated ‘Excellent’

Independent energy exploration and production company ConocoPhillips has had the financial strength...
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Ford captive rated ‘Excellent’

The American Road Insurance Company (TARIC), a pure captive insurer owned by...
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BP captives rated ‘Excellent’

The financial strength ratings of oil giant BP’s Vermont and Guernsey captive...
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Vale S.A.’s Barbados captive assigned negative outlook

Brazilian metals and mining giant Vale S.A. has received a negative outlook...
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Nestle captive assigned ‘Superior’ rating

Intercona Re, the Switzerland domiciled captive of food and beverage giant Nestle,...
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Petronas Labuan captive rated ‘Excellent’

Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas has had the financial strength rating...
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National Grid captive rated ‘Excellent’, successful de-risk of US exposures

National Grid Insurance Company Limited (NGICL) has had its financial strength rating...
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NextEra Energy captive rated ‘Excellent’

Palms Insurance Company Limited, the Cayman Islands-domiciled captive of NextEra Energy, has...
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Pfizer Vermont captive rated ‘Excellent’

Blue Whale Re, the single parent captive owned by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer,...
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ITOCHU have Bermuda captive rated ‘Excellent’

NEWGT Reinsurance Company, the single parent captive of the ITOCHU Corporation, has...
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AT&T captive retains rating after re-domestication to Texas

Gateway Rivers Insurance Company, the captive insurance subsidiary of telecommunications giant AT&T,...
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Grupo ASSA captives rated ‘Excellent’

Grupo ASSA, a financial services company listed on the Panama Stock Exchange,...
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Retail giant Kroger has Vermont captives rated ‘Excellent’

Queen City Assurance and Vine Court Assurance Incorporated, both single-parent captives owned...
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Chevron withdraws from rating participation

Energy giant Chevron has chosen to withdraw its captive, Heddington Insurance Limited,...
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Caregivers RRG rated ‘Excellent’

Caregivers United Liability Insurance Company, a risk retention group (RRG), has had...
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Architects and Engineers RRG rated ‘Excellent’

Architects and Engineers Insurance Company (AEIC), a risk retention group (RRG), has...
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AES captive rated ‘Good’

North American energy giant AES Corporation has had the financial strength rating...
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Marubeni expanding reinsurance captive

The Japanese Marubeni Corporation has had the financial strength rating of its...
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Evergreen captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Bermuda-domiciled pure captive Evergreen Insurance Company Limited (EICL) has had its...
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Hankey captive gets negative outlook

Knight Insurance Company (KIC), the Cayman Islands reinsurance captive owned by the...
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Caring Community group captive and RRG upgraded

The Caring Communities Reciprocal Risk Retention Group (CCrRRG) and the Caring Communities...
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Honeywell captive rated ‘Excellent’

The Vermont-domiciled captive of Honeywell International has had its financial strength rating...
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Apogee Enterprises’ captive rated ‘Excellent’

Prism Assurance, the single parent captive of Apogee Enterprises, has had its...
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Schlumberger Cayman captives rated ‘Excellent’

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger has had the financial strength rating of ‘A’...
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Guernsey S&P rating reassuring for captive clients – Sykes

Standard & Poor’s (S&P’s) has assigned Guernsey a high grade AA+ credit...
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Farm Credit captive rated Excellent

The Farm Credit System Association Captive Insurance Company (FCSAC), domiciled in Colorado,...
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Allied Professionals RRG gets negative implications review

The ratings of an Arizona risk retention group (RRG), underwriting professional liability...
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Dutch petroleum captive rated ‘Excellent’

Netherlands energy and commodities company Vitol Group has had its Bermuda-domiciled captive’s...
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NZ electricity operator opts-out of captive rating

Transpower New Zealand Limited, the state-owned operator of the state’s electricity grid,...
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JPMorgan captive rated ‘Excellent’

Park Assurance Company, the single parent captive of JPMorgan Chase & Co,...
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Nissan captive rated ‘Excellent’

Japanese motor giant Nissan has had its Bermuda-domiciled captive insurance company rated...
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Physicians RRG rated Excellent

Premier Physicians Insurance Company, a risk retention group (RRG), has had its...
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‘Excellent’ rating for Japanese oil giant’s captive

The Bermuda-domiciled captive of the Inpex Corporation has been assigned a financial...
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Rocky Mountain RRG has ratings affirmed by A. M. Best

A medical risk retention group (RRG) writing liability insurance in the Rocky...
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Duke Energy captive rated ‘Excellent’ by A. M. Best

Bison Insurance Company has had its financial strength rating affirmed as ‘A’...
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Eastern Re SPC rated Excellent

Eastern Re SPC, a workers’ compensation reinsurer for Eastern Alliance Insurance Group...
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Vale’s Barbados captive rated by Moody’s, risk transferred from Switzerland

Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A. has had its Barbados captive assigned a...
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RRG part of HAI Group rated Excellent

Subsidiaries that make up the HAI Group have had their A. M....
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Ethos RRG has Excellent rating affirmed

South Carolina-domiciled risk retention group (RRG) Titan Insurance Company has had its...
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First China captive rated by Moody’s

CNPC Captive Insurance Company Limited, the first captive to be established in...
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Montana RRG has ratings downgraded

Preferred Contractors Insurance Company Risk Retention Group (PCIC) has had its financial...
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Voya Financial benefiting from reinsurance captive

Life insurer Voya Financial, recently rebranded from ING U.S., continues to benefit...
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A. M. Best withdraws Evergreen RRG rating as wind down continues

Evergreen USA Risk Retention Group (RRG) has had its 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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Survey: fronting top reason for captive rating

Over 83% of readers with a rated captive cited the reduction of...
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Bermuda captive receives positive rating

Ratings agency AM Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A-...
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To rate or not to rate

In late November Fitch Ratings released a special report in response to...
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Quarter of captive owners consider rating

A quarter of the respondents to this month’s Captive Review ratings survey...
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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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Ecopetrol’s captive gets rating upgrade

Global ratings agency Fitch, has upgraded the Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) of...
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Fitch affirms QBE’s captive

Global ratings agency Fitch has assigned Equator Reinsurances Limited (Equator Re) an...
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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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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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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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Fitch: Reinsurers' underwriting gains offset by unrealised losses

Reinsurers’ underwriting gains in the first half of 2013 were offset by...
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Fitch assigns stable outlook for Brazilian captive

Ratings agency, Fitch has assigned an international Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating...
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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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S&P assign stable rating for Kuwait based captive

Standard & Poor have assigned an 'A' long-term insurer financial strength rating...
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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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AM Best affirm“A (Excellent)” rating to Cayman SPC

Ratings agency, A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of “A...
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Stable rating for Mexican telecommunication captive

Moody's Ratings has affirmed Mexican telecommunication company, América Móvil's, captive reinsurance company,...
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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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New ratings criteria for insurers

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has published its revised criteria for rating...
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Stable outlook for SPARTA

A.M. Best has revised the outlook from negative  to stable and affirmed...
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Rating could cut Solvency II costs says Fitch

Obtaining a credit rating on a captive could lower the overall capital...
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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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Non-life insurers will struggle says Fitch

Non-life insurers may fall short of Solvency II capital requirements Fitch ratings...
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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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Willis Group rating outlook lifted

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has lifted its outlook on (re)insurance broker...
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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 affirms ratings of Nissan’s captive

AM Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and...
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Captive Review has published the white paper, Attitudes Towards Captive Insurance in Asia, in collaboration with...
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In the 2017 Investment and Banking Focus we address investment opportunities and strategies for captives. ...
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What does the future hold for larger captives in the post-Avrahami-decision world?  Mikhail Raybshteyn and...
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Matthew Queen is general counsel and chief compliance officer at Venture Captive Management, LLC, a...
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Jeremy P. Colombik, of Management Services International (MSI) and Richard M. Colombik, of TLS Marketing and...
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