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Legacy Business Pressure Continues on LTC Insurers’ Bottom Lines

AM Best also comments on hardening in the 2021 general liability market and European reinsurance.
  • February 2021
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Market Segment Report: LTC Product Performance Pressures Continue

The pre-2003 legacy business continues to pressure LTC insurers' bottom lines.

January 7, 2021 - 10 Pages


Special Report: US Commercial Health Premium Flattens, Enrollment Continues to Slide

Although the segment's share of medical premium is down, earnings remain favorable.

January 5, 2021 - 13 Pages


Market Segment Report: European Insurers – The Moment Before the Moment

While AM Best's analysis of its listing of the largest European domiciled (re)insurers shows a certain amount of movement year-on-year, the position of nearly two-thirds of them remained unchanged.

December 21, 2020 - 8 Pages


Market Segment Report: Rated Bermuda, Cayman Islands, and Barbados Captives Continue to Outperform Peers

Underwriting results dipped in 2019, but long-term profitability remains favorable.

December 17, 2020 - 9 Pages


Market Segment Report: Catastrophes and COVID-19 Changing Business Trends for P/C Insurers

Results in 2019 so far have deteriorated, although premiums remain stable.

December 16, 2020 - 6 Pages


Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US General Liability Insurance

General liability underwriters are facing a number of negative trends that are likely to drive hardening market conditions through 2021.

December 15, 2020 - 7 Pages


Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Commercial Property Insurance

COVID-19 and catastrophe uncertainty drive our Negative outlook for commercial property segment.

December 14, 2020 - 13 Pages


Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: China Non-Life Insurance

Our outlook remains Negative, as underwriting profitability comes under pressure amid market reform.

December 10, 2020 - 6 Pages


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Special Report: Insurers and Reinsurers: Ignoring ESG Factors Poses Reputational Risk

(November 16, 2020)


Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: Global Reinsurance

(December 7, 2020)


Market Segment Report: Market Segment Outlook: US Commercial Property Insurance

(December 14, 2020)


First Look: Nine-Month 2020 Property/Casualty Financial Results

(November 30, 2020)


These were the top trending research and commentary reports from October 20-December 20.

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