Best's Custom Services

Focused Solutions, Defined by Your Needs

In addition to our standard products, customized data solutions can be created to your specifications. Our Data Specialists will work with you to determine the information that meets your needs, in the format and medium best suited to your goals and technical environment.

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About Best's Custom Services

AM Best has a long history of collecting and analyzing insurer financial data. We continually maintain and expand our extensive database, which includes data for 100% of all premium volume reported by insurance companies. Our Data Specialists draw from this information to fulfill your custom request.

We offer a variety of format options to suit your needs, including comma delimited, txt, fixed field, tab delimited, csv, Excel® and Access®. Multiple delivery options, including FTP and web services, are available. Data is provided as a one-time delivery or based on the frequency of your choice.

Frequently requested data sets include specific statement pages, Best’s Credit Ratings, state/line premium data for use in catastrophe modeling, and Best’s Hazard Index. You can also select from AM Best’s extensive database of credit ratings, financial data, ratios and market share data and rankings.

Benefits of Best's Custom Services

Define the population of companies: Select an entire industry or specific companies, or let us help refine your focus by performing a search.

Choose AM Best-defined groups, consolidated as filed, or we’ll create groups based on your specifications.

Select AM Best industry totals and composites, or set your own parameters.

Choose from a variety of formats and delivery methods, including FTP.

Get individualized support from start to finish from our dedicated team of Data Specialists.

Leverage AM Best's 120 years of experience with insurance information.

Solution For

  • Insurers
  • Reinsurers
  • Consultants

Customization Options

  • Define the company population: Pick an entire industry segment or specific companies, or ask us to search our databases based upon your criteria.
  • Define the aggregation: Options include affiliated singles, unaffiliated singles, AM Best-defined groups, and companies consolidated as filed.
  • If groups are selected, define the group structure: Choose data restructured to reflect current ownership and business structure ("as-is" data) and/or as originally filed ("as-was" data). We can also define the group based on your specifications.
  • Choose the data years: Over 30 years of annual and quarterly data are available, on more than 17,500 insurers in the US, Canada and around the world.
  • Select the data points: We offer thousands of data fields—statutory and GAAP data, AM Best credit ratings, market share, loss and expense ratios and more.
  • Select the format: Comma delimited, txt, fixed field, tab delimited, csv, Excel, Access—we offer a variety of format options to suit your needs.
  • Specify your delivery method: We offer several different delivery options, including FTP and web services.
  • Choose the delivery frequency: Data is available as a one-time delivery or based on the frequency of your choice.

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