Press Release - APRIL 17, 2018

A.M. Best Senior Director to Speak on Panels at the ICMIF’s Meeting of Reinsurance Officials

 Christopher Sharkey
Manager, Public Relations
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Jim Peavy
Director, Public Relations
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OLDWICK - APRIL 17, 2018
A.M. Best will participate in the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation’s (ICMIF) 2018 Meeting of Reinsurance Officials (MORO) at the Loews Hôtel Vogue, April 23 – 25, 2018, in Montréal, Québec.

Greg Williams, senior director, will participate in two panels at the event. The first panel titled, “Current State of the Reinsurance Market,” will be held Monday, April 23, and will focus on current reinsurance market issues, including the cedant, reinsurer, broker and rating agency perspectives on topics such as, reinsurance pricing. The second panel titled, “Reinsurance the Mutual Way,” will be held Tuesday, April 24, and will discuss the differences between mutual insurers and stock companies when it comes to reinsurance purchasing.

A.M. Best provides Financial Strength, Long- and Short-Term Issuer Credit and Long- and Short-Term Issue Credit Ratings for insurers worldwide. As a supporting member of ICMIF, A.M. Best currently rates over 300 mutuals, as well as non-shareholder-owned companies, including fraternal benefit societies, reciprocals, protection and indemnity clubs and not-for-profit insurers.

Visitors to can learn about Best’s Credit Ratings and read criteria reports explaining the rating process.

To view the official agenda and learn more about MORO 2018, please visit .

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