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Beazley PLC Oct 11
Standard & Poors, October 2011
Strong competitive position, benefiting from membership of the Lloyd's Market and the developing U.S. operations. Strong earnings from the participation in Beazley Furlonge - Syndicate 0623/2623/3622/3623. Strong enterprise risk management. Increased catastrophe and investment risk tolerance adds volatility to capitalization. Potential execution risk of long-term growth strategy. The 'BBB+' long-term counterparty credit rating on Ireland-domiciled Beazley PLC reflects its position as the current holding company of the group (Beazley). The group's principal source of earnings is derived from its participation in Beazley Furlonge - Syndicate 0623/2623/3622/3623 (Lloyd's Syndicate Assessment '4/Stable'), which operates within the Lloyd's Insurance Market (Lloyd's or the Market; insurer financial strength rating, A+/Stable/--). The rating primarily reflects key features of Beazley's operating profile, including strong competitive position,...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Beazley PLC,Lloyd's,Beazley Furlonge Ltd. - Syndicate 0623/2623/3622/3623
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Beazley PLC,Lloyd's,Beazley Furlonge Ltd. - Syndicate 0623/2623/3622/3623