Best to Hold Conference Today on Ike, AIG Rating, Other P/C Events

September 24, 2008

A.M. Best announced that a number of leaders of its insurance ratings team will address a variety of important property/casualty market issues in an online briefing set for today, Wednesday, September 24 at 9 a.m. Eastern time.

Participation in the webinar is free and requires registration.

Best said its “rating officers plan to discuss A.M. Best’s perspective on several issues, including:
— The current state of the U.S. and global insurance property/casualty markets in the light of recent important market events.
— The impact of recent hurricane activity with a special emphasis on developments following Hurricane Ike.
— Status of A.M. Best’s rating of the AIG organization.
— The impact Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and AIG on the investment portfolios and balance sheet strength of insurers.
— Other topics as warranted.”

Participants will include:
— Matthew Mosher, Senior Vice President, Global P/C Ratings
— Anthony Diodato, Group Vice President, US P/C Ratings
— Richard Attanasio, Vice President, US Personal Lines

Participants will be able to pose text-based questions and comments. The commentary is expected to last 20-30 minutes, followed by Q&A. The event is expected to be completed by 10 a.m. Eastern Time.

Webinar registration is open to all markets, with phone access available from North America, Europe, Asia and elsewhere. Register at:

A video replay of this webinar, including a transcript, will be available afterward.

Source: A.M. Best –

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