AM Best’s Briefing – Delegated Underwriting Authority Enterprises: Keeping Up With Market Dynamics

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Senior AM Best analytical and research staff and Conning insurance research experts explore recent developments in the Delegated Underwriting Authority Enterprise (DUAE) sector.

Topics include a discussion of the growth in the market based on NAIC statutory filing disclosures and Conning’s re-estimation of the DUAE market share given data gaps.

This briefing discusses the current state of the market, including the implications of increased private equity ownership of DUAEs, an examination of recent events in the fronting market, DUAE/Insurer relationships and review benchmarking metrics of AM Best's Performance Assessment outcomes.

Moderator: John Weber, Senior Associate Editor, AM Best

  • Alan Dobbins, Director, Insurance Research, Conning
  • Lauryn Kothavale, Vice President, Insurance Research, Conning
  • Greg Williams, Sr. Director Analytics, AM Best
  • Dawn Walker, Associate Director DUAE, AM Best