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A.M. Best to Sponsor Annual American Council of Life Insurers Conference; Leading Analysts to Discuss Innovation, Benchmarking Analysis

September 17, 2018

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 17, 2018--A.M. Best will participate in the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) Annual Conference, taking place, Oct. 7-9, 2018, at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel in Washington, D.C.

A.M. Best will host the Hot Issue Breakfast on Oct. 9 at 7:30 a.m. (EDT). Ken Johnson, senior director, and Edward Kohlberg, associate director, in a presentation, titled, “Life Insurers: Benchmarks and Innovation,” also will discuss A.M. Best’s market segment outlook for the life/annuity segment, as well as highlight benchmarking results post-implementation of the revised Best’s Credit Rating Methodology (BCRM), which has been in place since October 2017. They will also discuss the need for innovation in the U.S. life/annuity segment amid a rapidly changing market and emerging risks that require new service processes and coverages.

The annual event brings together senior executives from life insurance and financial services companies to examine current business and political issues. The program features sessions addressing investment, reinsurance, legislative and regulatory issues. A.M. Best is a chairman level sponsor of the conference and will exhibit at booth No. 13. For more information about ACLI’s annual conference, please view the official agenda.

A.M. Best is a trusted source of insurance market insight and data, and the only global credit rating agency with a unique focus on the insurance industry. Best’s Credit Ratings are a recognized indicator of insurer financial strength and creditworthiness. Visit for more information.

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Manager, Public Relations

+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5159

christopher.sharkey@ambest.com

or

Jim Peavy

Director, Public Relations

+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5644

james.peavy@ambest.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES EUROPE NORTH AMERICA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA NEW JERSEY

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE

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