Press Release - AUGUST 13, 2019
AM Best Analysts to Present Canada Insurance Market Analysis, Highlight Innovation at Annual Briefing in Toronto
| ||Christopher Sharkey|
Manager, Public Relations
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Director, Public Relations
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OLDWICK - AUGUST 13, 2019
AM Best will host an Insurance Market Briefing on the state of Canada’s insurance industry at the Sheraton Centre Toronto on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.
AM Best analysts will deliver market insights and present overviews of Canada’s property/casualty and life sectors, which will include benchmarking analysis and rating trends. Analysts also will explore emerging issues for carriers and hot topics, such as insurance industry innovation, at this complimentary annual event.
- Life: Senior Financial Analysts Mike Adams and Anthony McSwieney will talk about how life insurers fared in 2018, and highlight Canada-specific macroeconomics, how investment portfolios are performing and where regulatory changes stand;
- Property/Casualty: Director Raymond Thomson, Senior Financial Analyst Gordon McLean and Financial Analyst Dan Heitlinger will review 2018 financial results, as well as examine weather- and auto-related loss trends. This session also will look at AM Best’s views on the global reinsurance industry, benchmarking and other topics of interest;
- Emerging Issues/Hot Topics: Senior Director Greg Williams will look at emerging forces shaping Canada’s market, including innovation and the development of insurtech-insurer relationships. Sridhar Manyem, director of industry research and analytics will moderate the session. Ron Stokes, partner, Ernst and Young, will join the panel to offer his perspective on Canada’s changing insurance landscape.
The event will conclude with a networking lunch for attendees to connect with AM Best and other industry professionals.
Attendance is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. To view the agenda and register, please visit http://www.ambest.com/conferences/imbcanada2019 . For updates and information for new registrants, follow the event on Twitter — @AMBestRatings — and use the hashtag #AMBToronto19.
AM Best is a trusted source of insurance market insight and data, and the only global credit rating agency with a unique focus on the insurance industry. Best’s Credit Ratings are a recognized indicator of insurer financial strength and creditworthiness.