MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has maintained the under review with developing implications status for the Financial Strength Rating of B+ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb-” of Energy Risk Indemnity Reinsurance Inc. (ERI Re) (Barbados).
These Credit Ratings (ratings) were placed under review with developing implications on Dec. 6, 2018, as AM Best’s original rating decision was appealed based on material new information. AM Best has maintained the under review status, as ERI Re has presented information to resolve the rating issues. However, the ratings will remain under review until the successful implementation of such information is finalized. AM Best expects to resolve the under review status during the second half of 2019.
The methodology used in determining these ratings is Best’s Credit Rating Methodology, which provides a comprehensive explanation of AM Best’s rating process and contains the different rating criteria employed in the rating process. Best’s Credit Rating Methodology can be found at www.ambest.com/ratings/methodology.
Key insurance criteria reports utilized:
- Evaluating Country Risk (Version Oct. 13, 2017)
- Understanding Universal BCAR (Version May 23, 2019)
- Available Capital & Holding Company Analysis (Version Oct. 13, 2017)
Rating New Company Formations (Version Oct. 13, 2017)
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- Previous Rating Date: January 10, 2019
- Date Range of Financial Data Used: December 31, 2017-April 30, 2019.
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