TOP TEN WRITERS OF FINANCIAL GUARANTY INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2012

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 Assured Guaranty Ltd. $339,025 41.8%
2 MBIA Inc. 205,480 25.3
3 Ambac Financial Group Inc. 112,723 13.9
4 Syncora Holdings Ltd. 47,445 5.9
5 Financial Guaranty Insurance Co. 46,713 5.8
6 CIFG Assurance North America Inc. 27,676 3.4
7 Radian Group Inc. 26,884 3.3
8 Stonebridge Casualty Insurance Co. 3,000 0.4
9 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 1,854 0.2
10 AmTrust Financial Services 398 0.1
(1) Before reinsurance transactions. (2) Based on U.S. total, includes territories. Source: SNL Financial LC.