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AM Best's Jakobsen: Rated European Captives Demonstrate Solid Capitalization, Underwriting

Mathilde Jakobsen, director of analytics, AM Best, said rated European captives often have higher concentrations of risk, but overall are well suited to their risks.
November 30, 2018

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