TOP TEN FINANCIAL GUARANTY INSURANCE GROUPS/COMPANIES BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2010 (1)

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written Market share
1 Assured Guaranty Ltd.  $636,860 44.0%
2 MBIA Inc.  352,363 24.4
3 Ambac Financial Group Inc.  243,002 16.8
4 Financial Guaranty Insurance Co. 71,567 4.9
5 Syncora Holdings Ltd.  69,600 4.8
6 Radian Group Inc.  49,350 3.4
7 CIFG Assurance North America Inc. 20,249 1.4
8 Stonebridge Casualty Insurance Co. 3,000 0.2
9 ACA Financial Guaranty Corp. 487 (2)
10 Century Insurance Co. (Guam) Ltd. 32 (2)

(1) Before reinsurance transactions.
(2) Less than 0.1 percent.
   
Source: SNL Financial LC.