- Language: English
- Published: December 2011
Insurer Financial Enhancement Ratings As Of March 6, 2006 Mar 06
- ID: 1712916
- March 2006
- Standard & Poors
Insurance financial enhancement is when an insurance company uses its financial strength with an insurance policy to insure a third-party obligation or asset or to provide liquidity in a capital market structured transaction, usually to the benefit of a third party, such as an investor. Unlike with most traditional lines of insurance business, timeliness of payment is critical, leaving little, if any, time for investigation at the time of a claim. The risks cannot be measured in terms of premiums but rather in respect to risk in force or insured risk. Because much of the business is related to the capital markets, this usually means principal and interest are insured. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services created its financial enhancement rating...
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