Research and Ratings Organizations

A.M. BEST COMPANY INC.

Ambest Road
Oldwick  New Jersey  08858
United States
Phone: 908-439-2200

Description: Rating organization and publisher of reference books and periodicals relating to the insurance industry.

AIR WORLDWIDE CORPORATION

131 Dartmouth Street
Boston  Massachusetts  02116
United States
Phone: 617-267-6645

Description: Risk modeling and technology firm that develops models of global natural hazards, enabling companies to identify, quantify and plan for the financial consequences of catastrophic events.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE SERVICES

1745 South Naperville Road
Wheaton  Illinois  60189-5898
United States
Phone: 800-564-AAIS

Description: Rating, statistical and advisory organization, made up principally of small and medium-sized property/casualty companies.

CONNING RESEARCH AND CONSULTING, INC.

One Financial Plaza
Hartford  Connecticut  06103-2627
United States
Phone: 860-299-2000

Description: Research and consulting firm that offers an array of specialty information products, insights and analyses of key issues confronting the insurance industry.

CORELOGIC

40 Pacifica, Suite 900
Irvine  California  92618
United States
Phone: 800-426-1466

Description: Provides comprehensive data, analytics and services to financial services and real estate professionals.

EQECAT

475 14th Street, Suite 550
Oakland  California  94612-1938
United States
Phone: 510-817-3100

Description: Provider of products and services for managing natural and man-made risks. Provides innovative catastrophe management solutions for property and casualty insurance underwriting, accumulation management and transfer of natural hazard and terrorism risk.

FITCH CREDIT RATING COMPANY

33 Whitehall Street
New York  New York  10004
United States
Phone: 212-908-0500

Description: Assigns claims-paying ability ratings to insurance companies.

INSURANCE ADVISORY BOARD C/O THE CORPORATE EXECUTIVE BOARD

1919 North Lynn Street
22209  Arlington
Phone: 571-303-3000

Description: Membership organization of senior executives committed to sharing insights and strategies for addressing common challenges in the life and property/casualty (general) insurance markets.

INSURANCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (A DIVISION OF THE INSTITUTES)

718 Providence Road
Malvern  Pennsylvania  19355-0725
United States
Phone: 610-644-2212

Description: Provides research relevant to public policy issues affecting risk and insurance.

KAREN CLARK & COMPANY

2 Copley Place Tower 2, 1st Floor
Boston  Massachusetts  02116
United States
Phone: 617-423-2800

Description: Catastrophe risk assessment and modeling firm.

KINETIC ANALYSIS CORPORATION

8070 Georgia Avenue, Suite 413
Silver Spring  Maryland  20910
United States
Phone: 240-821-1202

Description: Specializes in estimating the impact of natural and man-made hazards on the structures and the economy for clients in engineering, land development, and risk management.

Marshall & Swift

777 South Figueroa St., 12th floor
Los Angeles  California  90017
United States
Phone: 800-421-8042

Description: Building cost research company providing data and estimating technologies to the property insurance industry.

MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE

7 World Trade Center at 250 Greenwich Street
New York  New York  10007
United States
Phone: 212-553-1653

Description: Global credit analysis and financial information firm.

NATIONAL INDEPENDENT STATISTICAL SERVICE

3601 Vincennes Road, P.O. Box 68950
Indianapolis  Indiana  46268
United States
Phone: 317-876-6200

Description: National statistical agent and advisory organization for all lines of insurance, except workers compensation.

RAND INSTITUTE FOR CIVIL JUSTICE

1776 Main Street, P.O. Box 2138
Santa Monica  California  90407-2138
United States
Phone: 310-393-0411

Description: Organization formed within The Rand Corporation to perform independent, objective research and analysis concerning the civil justice system.

RISK MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS, INC.

7575 Gateway Boulevard
Newark  California  94560
United States
Phone: 510-505-2500

Description: Provides products and services for the quantification and management of catastrophe risk associated with natural perils as well as products for weather derivatives and enterprise risk management for the property/casualty insurance industry.

SNL FINANCIAL LC

One SNL Plaza, 212 7th St. NE
Charlottesville  Virginia  22902
United States
Phone: 434-977-1600

Description: Research firm that collects, standardizes and disseminates all relevant corporate, financial, market and M&A data as well as news and analytics for the industries it covers: banking, specialized financial services, insurance, real estate and energy.

SOCIETY OF INSURANCE RESEARCH

631 Eastpointe Drive
Shelbyville  Indiana  46176
United States
Phone: 317-398-3684

Description: Stimulates insurance research and fosters exchanges among society members on research methodology.

STANDARD & POOR'S RATING GROUP

55 Water Street
New York  New York  10041
United States
Phone: 212-438-2000

Description: Monitors the credit quality of bonds and other financial instruments of corporations, governments and supranational entities.

THE STREET.COM

14 Wall Street, 15th floor
New York  New York  10005
United States

Description: Evaluates the strength of insurance and financial services firms.

VERISK/ISO

545 Washington Boulevard
Jersey City  New Jersey  07310-1686
United States
Phone: 201-469-2000
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Description: A leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. Provides statistical, actuarial, underwriting and claims information; policy language; information about specific locations; fraud identification tools; and technical services. Products help customers protect people, property and financial assets.

WARD GROUP

11500 Northlake Drive, Suite 305
Cincinnati  Ohio  45249-1662
United States
Phone: 513-791-0303

Description: Management consulting firm specializing in the insurance industry.