AM Best Places Credit Rating of Generali France S.A. Under Review With Positive Implications Following Updated Best’s Credit Rating Methodology Release

AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#insurance–AM Best has placed under review with positive implications the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “bbb+” (Good) of Generali France S.A. (Generali France) (France), an intermediate non-operating holding company, following the release of the updated Best’s Credit Rating Methodology (BCRM) on 18 January 2024.

The main updates to BCRM focus on Part IV: Insurance Holding Company and Issue Credit Ratings. The changes are related primarily to the notching used to derive the Long-Term ICR of an insurance holding company.

AM Best will assess the company under the revised approach to holding company notching under the updated BCRM and will complete any corresponding Credit Rating (rating) update in the near term.

This press release relates to Credit Ratings that have been published on AM Best’s website. For all rating information relating to the release and pertinent disclosures, including details of the office responsible for issuing each of the individual ratings referenced in this release, please see AM Best’s Recent Rating Activity web page. For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Best’s Credit Ratings. For information on the proper use of Best’s Credit Ratings, Best’s Performance Assessments, Best’s Preliminary Credit Assessments and AM Best press releases, please view Guide to Proper Use of Best’s Ratings & Assessments.

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