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A.M. Best's Blades: Surplus Lines Sector Grows, but Not All Competitors

David Blades, senior industry analyst, A.M. Best, said a new report on the U.S. surplus lines insurance sector shows continued growth, but most of that was driven by a handful of U.S. insurers and Lloyd's organizations.

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