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Industry Report Card: Global Multiline Insurers Set To Ride Out Volatile Industry Conditions And Regulatory Changes In 2008 Jun 08 Product Image

Industry Report Card: Global Multiline Insurers Set To Ride Out Volatile Industry Conditions And Regulatory Changes In 2008 Jun 08

  • ID: 1860031
  • June 2008
  • Region: Global
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • ACE Ltd.
  • AEGON N.V.
  • Allianz SE
  • Aviva PLC
  • AXA
  • ING Groep N.V.
  • MORE

Abstract
2008 is proving to be a testing year for global multiline insurers (GMIs). Management teams face the challenge of juggling top-line growth and profitability considerations at a time when competition is intense, the financial markets are particularly volatile, and the macroeconomic outlook is deteriorating. At the same time, GMIs have to keep abreast of key changes in regulation and financial reporting around the world as globalization causes accounting and regulatory requirements to converge. The rating outlooks for nine out of the 11 groups covered under this report are stable, reflecting Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' view that GMIs are generally well positioned to cope with more difficult operating and financial market conditions, while maintaining strong financial performance and sound capitalization....

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- American International Group Inc.
- Zurich Insurance Co. Ltd.
- AEGON N.V.
- ACE Ltd.
- Allianz SE
- ING Groep N.V.
- Assicurazioni Generali SpA
- AXA
- XLIT Ltd.
- QBE Insurance Group Ltd.
- Aviva PLC

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- - American International Group Inc.
- - Zurich Insurance Co. Ltd.
- - AEGON N.V.
- - ACE Ltd.
- - Allianz SE
- - ING Groep N.V.
- - Assicurazioni Generali SpA
- - AXA
- - XLIT Ltd.
- - QBE Insurance Group Ltd.
- - Aviva PLC

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