AM Best Withdraws Credit Ratings of XL Seguros México, S.A. de C.V.

MEXICO CITY--()--AM Best has withdrawn the Financial Strength Rating of B++ (Good), the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb+” (Good) and the Mexico National Scale Rating of “aa+.MX” (Superior) of XL Seguros México, S.A. de C.V. (XLSM) (Mexico). These Credit Ratings (ratings) were under review with negative implications pending the legal authorization to transfer XLSM’s portfolio to AXA Seguros, S.A. de C.V. (AXA Seguros).

The portfolio transfer has been authorized by Mexico authorities. XLSM has transferred all insurance and reinsurance risks into AXA Seguros, and stopped underwriting new premiums.

AM Best’s policy is for a final rating to be completed along with a rating withdrawal. However, a final rating update was not able to be completed, as XLSM does not hold any insurance risks necessary to support the formation of a current rating opinion.

This press release relates to Credit Ratings that have been published on AM Best’s website. For all rating information relating to the release and pertinent disclosures, including details of the office responsible for issuing each of the individual ratings referenced in this release, please see AM Best’s Recent Rating Activity web page. For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Best’s Credit Ratings. For information on the proper use of Best’s Credit Ratings, Best’s Preliminary Credit Assessments and AM Best press releases, please view Guide to Proper Use of Best’s Ratings & Assessments.

AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry. Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City. For more information, visit www.ambest.com.

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Inger Rodríguez
Associate Financial Analyst
+52 55 1102 2720, ext. 108
inger.rodriguez@ambest.com

Christopher Sharkey
Manager, Public Relations
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5159
christopher.sharkey@ambest.com

Eli Sanchez
Associate Director, Analytics
+52 55 1102 2720, ext. 122
eli.sanchez@ambest.com

Jim Peavy
Director, Communications
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5644
james.peavy@ambest.com

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Contacts

Inger Rodríguez
Associate Financial Analyst
+52 55 1102 2720, ext. 108
inger.rodriguez@ambest.com

Christopher Sharkey
Manager, Public Relations
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5159
christopher.sharkey@ambest.com

Eli Sanchez
Associate Director, Analytics
+52 55 1102 2720, ext. 122
eli.sanchez@ambest.com

Jim Peavy
Director, Communications
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5644
james.peavy@ambest.com