TOP TEN WRITERS OF FINANCIAL GUARANTY INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2011 (1)

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 Assured Guaranty Ltd. $439,127 41.5%
2 MBIA Inc. 275,358 26.0
3 Ambac Financial Group Inc. 150,047 14.2
4 Syncora Holdings Ltd. 62,118 5.9
5 Financial Guaranty Insurance Co. 51,847 4.9
6 Radian Group Inc. 40,921 3.9
7 CIFG Assurance North America Inc. 35,219 3.3
8 Stonebridge Casualty Insurance Co. 3,000 0.3
9 ACA Financial Guaranty Corp. 309 (3)
10 AmTrust Financial Services 154 (3)

(1) Before reinsurance transactions, excluding state funds.
(2) Based on U.S. total including territories.
(3) Less than 0.1 percent.

Source: SNL Financial LC.