Research and Ratings Organizations
A.M. BEST COMPANY INC.
Description: Rating organization and publisher of reference books and periodicals relating to the insurance industry.
AIR WORLDWIDE CORPORATION
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
Description: Rating, statistical and advisory organization, made up principally of small and medium-sized property/casualty companies.
CONNING RESEARCH AND CONSULTING, INC.
Description: Research and consulting firm that offers an array of specialty information products, insights and analyses of key issues confronting the insurance industry.
Description: Provides comprehensive data, analytics and services to financial services and real estate professionals.
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
Description: Assigns claims-paying ability ratings to insurance companies.
INSURANCE ADVISORY BOARD C/O THE CORPORATE EXECUTIVE BOARD
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)
Description: Provides research relevant to public policy issues affecting risk and insurance.
KAREN CLARK & COMPANY
Description: Catastrophe risk assessment and modeling firm.
KINETIC ANALYSIS CORPORATION
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
Description: Building cost research company providing data and estimating technologies to the property insurance industry.
MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Description: Global credit analysis and financial information firm.
NATIONAL INDEPENDENT STATISTICAL SERVICE
Description: National statistical agent and advisory organization for all lines of insurance, except workers compensation.
RAND INSTITUTE FOR CIVIL JUSTICE
Description: Organization formed within The Rand Corporation to perform independent, objective research and analysis concerning the civil justice system.
RISK MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS, INC.
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
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
Description: Stimulates insurance research and fosters exchanges among society members on research methodology.
STANDARD & POOR'S RATING GROUP
Description: Monitors the credit quality of bonds and other financial instruments of corporations, governments and supranational entities.
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.
Description: Management consulting firm specializing in the insurance industry.