JANUARY 27, 2023 10:16 AM (EST)
AM Best Withdraws Credit Ratings of XL Select Insurance Company
|Dan Hofmeister, CFA, FRM, CAIA, CPCU|
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OLDWICK - JANUARY 27, 2023 10:16 AM (EST)
AM Best has withdrawn the Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “aa-” (Superior) of XL Select Insurance Company (XL Select) (headquartered in Stamford, CT), following At-Bay, Inc.’s acquisition of the company on Jan. 23, 2023, from its former indirect parent, XL Bermuda Ltd. No final rating action was taken due to XL Select effectively being sold as a shell.
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