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The process for obtaining a Best's Credit Rating, Rating Assessment Service, or Rating Evaluation Service, is fairly straightforward. The first step is to request a service and complete an A.M. Best's rating service agreement. Once that is done, the requested service is initiated.

For more information, or to begin the rating services process, please use the following contact list based on region and industry type. Any questions related to A.M. Best's regulatory status or complaints regarding credit ratings, models, methodologies or compliance with securities laws, should be directed to the company's Compliance Officer at ComplianceOfficerLA@ambest.com.

Region Industry/Contact Phone
U.S. & Caribbean

 

General Rating Inquiries

Tina Bukow

(USA) +1 908 439 2200, ext. 5825

Property/Casualty, ART/Captives

Alan Kandel
An overview of A.M. Best's rating process - how to get started

(USA) +1 908 439 2200, ext. 5036

Medical Professional Liability, Title, State Compensation Funds

Jim Fowler
An overview of A.M. Best's rating process - how to get started

(USA) +1 908 439 2200, ext. 5744

Life/Health

Alan Kandel

(USA) +1 908 439 2200, ext. 5036

Insurance-Linked Securities

ratings@ambest.com

(USA) +1 908 439 2200, ext. 5576

Canada

 

Jim Fowler
An overview of A.M. Best's rating process - how to get started

(USA) +1 908 439 2200, ext. 5744

Latin America

 

Jesús Palacios (Spanish)

(MX) +52 (55) 5514 1727

Jorge Gonzalez (Portuguese)

(USA) +1 908 439 2200, ext. 5825

americalatina@ambest.com (MX) +52 (55) 1102 2720, ext. 102
Asia-Pacific, Oceania

Minna Leung

(HK) +852 2827 3419

Africa Sub-Sahara

 

Edem Kuenyehia

(UK) +44 207 397 0280

Europe

 

General Rating Inquiries

Clive Thursby

(UK) +44 207 397 0279

Lucas Zachara

(UK) +44 20 7397 0328

ART/Captives

Clive Thursby

(UK) +44 207 397 0279

Lucas Zachara

(UK) +44 20 7397 0328

Middle East and North Africa (MENA), South and Central Asia

 

Vasilis Katsipis

(UAE) +971 4375 2782

Clive Thursby

(UK) +44 207 397 0279

Lucas Zachara

(UK) +44 20 7397 0328

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