QBE ratings information

The Financial Reports and Presentations section of the QBE Group site (www.group.qbe.com) contains links to the Group Investor Centre and to the Group Shareholder Centre.

QBE North America operations

The following are reports for U.S. entities.

Insurer financial strength ratings

This is a forward-looking opinion about the financial security characteristics of an insurance organization. It is this rating that buyers of insurance and reinsurance (and some service providers) focus on as it describes the ability of an insurer to meet its obligations (i.e. the ability to pay its claims).

QBE North America operates as a group of property and casualty insurers and re-insurers that currently receive insurer financial strength ratings of:

  • A from A.M. Best - stable outlook
  • A+ from Standards & Poor's - positive outlook

The group of insurers includes the following companies:

QBE Insurance Corp. Southern Fire & Casualty Co.
QBE Reinsurance Corp. Southern Pilot Insurance Co.
QBE Specialty Insurance Co. Stonington Insurance Co.
Praetorian Insurance Co. Unigard Indemnity Co.
General Casualty Co. of Wisconsin Unigard Insurance Co.
General Casualty Insurance Co. Regent Insurance Co.
Hoosier Insurance Co.  

 

NAU Country Insurance Co., National Farmers Union P&C Co. and North Pointe Insurance Co. are rated A from A.M. Best. These companies are part of the QBE North America pooling agreement but are not rated by Standards & Poor's.

Issuer Credit Ratings

This is a forward-looking opinion about overall creditworthiness in order to pay financial obligations. This opinion focuses on the capacity and willingness to meet financial commitments as they come due.

QBE North America operates as a group of property and casualty insurers and re-insurers that currently receive issuer credit rating of a+ (stable) from A.M. Best.

The group of insurers includes the following companies:

QBE Insurance Corp. Southern Fire & Casualty Co.
QBE Reinsurance Corp. Southern Pilot Insurance Co.
QBE Specialty Insurance Co. Stonington Insurance Co.
Praetorian Insurance Co. Unigard Indemnity Co.
General Casualty Co. of Wisconsin Unigard Insurance Co.
General Casualty Insurance Co. Regent Insurance Co.
Hoosier Insurance Co. NAU Country Insurance Co.
North Pointe Insurance Co. National Farmers Union P&C Co.

 

*For ratings guidelines and the latest information, access standardandpoors.com and ambest.com.

In addition, QBE Insurance Group Ltd, received an issuer credit rating from Standards & Poor's of A- (positive). QBE Insurance Corp., Praetorian Insurance Co., QBE Reinsurance Corp., QBE Specialty Insurance Co. and Stonington Insurance Co. receive an issuer credit rating of A+ (positive) from Standards & Poor's.