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Insurance Criteria

Welcome to the Insurance Criteria web page.

Standard & Poor’s has announced its revised insurance criteria. Please see details of the criteria below. 

Our objective is to provide the market with greater insight about how we rate insurers and to enhance the global comparability of our ratings trhough a clear, coherent, and globally consistent criteria. 

We have updated our insurance criteria to correct a minor error. Click here for the revised article: Insurers: Rating Methodology.

Insurance: Rating Action Articles

 

Insurance Ratings Framework

 
CRITERIA & COMMENTARIES

Date

Article Type

Title

19 Nov 2013 Criteria Group Rating Methodology For Banks And Issuers
17 Jun 2013 CMTV Analyzing Insurance Company Failures Informs New Insurance Criteria
13 Jun 2013 Commentary What May Cause Insurance Companies To Fail--And How This Influences Our Criteria
05 Jun 2013 Commentary What’s Behind Our Ratings On The Top 23 Global Reinsurers Following The Application Of Our New Criteria
04 Jun 2013 Commentary What's Behind Our Ratings On The Top 15 Global Multiline Insurers Following The Application Of Our New Criteria
29 May 2013 CMTV Новая методология присвоения рейтингов страховым компаниям
23 May 2013 Media Release Standard & Poor's Applies Its Revised Insurance Criteria To 22 Large Rated Reinsurance Groups And Certain Subsidiaries
22 May 2013 Media Release Standard & Poor's Applies Its Revised Insurance Criteria To 23 Large Rated Insurance Groups And Their Subsidiaries
22 May 2013 Commentary S&P's Insurance Industry And Country Risk Assessments Offer A Global View Of The Forces Shaping Insurance Markets
15 May 2013 Media Release Additional Insurance Issuers With Ratings Under Criteria Observation
09 May 2013 Commentary Credit FAQ: An Overview Of Standard & Poor's New Insurance Criteria
08 May 2013 Commentary What Informative Evidence Does Standard & Poor's Use In Its Updated Enterprise Risk Management Analysis?
07 May 2013 Criteria Insurers: Rating Methodology
07 May 2013 Criteria Enterprise Risk Management
07 May 2013 Criteria Methodology For Linking Short-Term And Long-Term Ratings For Corporate, Insurance, And Sovereign Issuers
07 May 2013 Media Release Standard & Poor's Introduces Industry And Country Risk Assessments
07 May 2013 Media Release List Of Ratings Under Criteria Observation Due To S&P's New Insurers Rating Methodology
07 May 2013 Commentary List Of Ratings Under Criteria Observation Due To S&P's New Rating Methodology
30 Apr 2013 Commentary How Standard & Poor's Intends To Finalize Its Insurance Criteria And Apply Them To Ratings

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Date

Title

13 May 2013 Neue Rating Kriterien Für Den Versicherungssektor Sorgen Für Mehr Transparenz
08 May 2013 How Standard & Poor’s Revised Insurance Criteria Will Likely Affect Ratings
08 May 2013 Newly Published Insurance Criteria Offers Evolutionary Development
07 May 2013 Tutorial: Insurance Criteria Framework -Group Rating Methodology, with Michelle Brennan
07 May 2013 Tutorial: Insurance Criteria Framework -Comparison to Previous Criteria, Key Changes from Request for Comments, with Rob Jones
07 May 2013 Tutorial: Insurance Criteria Framework, with Mark Button
07 May 2013 Nouveaux Critères De Notation Pour Le Secteur Assurance Plus Transparents
07 May 2013 Sempre Più Trasparenza Grazie Ai Nuovi Criteri Assicurativi
07 May 2013 Nuevos Criterios De Rating Para El Sector Asegurador Incrementan Transparencia
07 May 2013 New Insurance Rating Criteria Take Transparency To The Next Level
30 Apr 2013 Market Update – Revised Insurance Criteria To Be Published Next Week

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