A.M. Best to Host Discussion of New Best’s Credit Rating Methodology

OLDWICK, N.J.--()--A.M. Best is making significant changes to its Best’s Credit Rating Methodology and proprietary, risk-based Best’s Capital Adequacy Ratio (BCAR) model. Insurance industry professionals are invited to join a panel of A.M. Best analysts and representatives at the Grand Hyatt in New York City on March 30 to discuss how the changes fit into A.M. Best’s overall method of rating insurance companies.

Although the underlying principles of A.M. Best’s analysis remain unchanged, these important initiatives will provide greater transparency while taking advantage of new benchmarking and analytical tools. The complimentary event will be followed by a brief reception. Sessions and speakers include:

  • Best’s Capital Adequacy Ratio (BCAR) Model Discussion: Thomas Mount, vice president and Ken Johnson, vice president;
  • Best’s Credit Rating Methodology (BCRM) Discussion: Steve Irwin, vice president and James Gillard, vice president;
  • Mock Rating Committee: A.M. Best rating analysts; and
  • Closing Remarks: Matthew Mosher, chief operating officer.

To learn more, view an informational flyer, or to register to attend, visit the event page. Or contact conferenceinformation@ambest.com with questions. For more information about A.M. Best’s ratings or methodology, please visit http://www.ambest.com/ratings.

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Contacts

A.M. Best
Stacey Ancker, +1-908-439-2200, ext. 5747
Manager, Corporate Events
conferenceinformation@ambest.com

Contacts

A.M. Best
Stacey Ancker, +1-908-439-2200, ext. 5747
Manager, Corporate Events
conferenceinformation@ambest.com