AM Best Company was founded in 1899 with a mission to perform a constructive and objective role in the insurance industry. For more information see The History of AM Best Company.
AM Best 's operations in the European, Middle Eastern and African region are conducted through two wholly owned subsidiaries in London, AM Best Europe - Rating Services Limited (AMBERS) and AM Best Europe - Information Services Limited (AMBEIS) and a third subsidiary in Amsterdam, AM Best (EU) Rating Services B.V. (AMB-EU).
The primary operations of AMBERS and AMB-EU relate to the issuance of insurance credit ratings with the latter issuing ratings at the request of entities within the European Union member nations.
Today, the rating coverage of AMBERS includes regional and national insurers, as well as global organisations, located throughout Europe and the United Kingdom, the Middle East as well as Africa. In addition to publishing credit ratings, AM Best is also a well-known and highly regarded insurance industry data provider and news publisher, with a variety of resources available online and in print. AMBEIS primarily serves as AM Best's provider of information and news products in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
If you are planning to visit our London offices, go to Travelling to AM Best in London for helpful information.
Useful information for travellers to our Amsterdam office is also available at Travelling to AM Best in Amsterdam.