2007 Best’s Pocket Key Rating Guide Now Available Free on the A.M. Best Web Site

OLDWICK, N.J. – (Sept., 2007) – A.M. Best Co. has released the 2007 edition of Best’s Pocket Key Rating Guide – Canada, presenting Best’s Ratings and the current year’s financial data for insurers operating in every Canadian province (including units owned by companies domiciled outside of Canada).

Best’s Pocket Key Rating Guide – Canada is available for download free of charge on the A.M. Best Company Web site. Visit www.ambest.ca and click on the “Pocket KRG” icon in the upper middle section of the Web page. The downloadable application allows the user to search, sort and export key company data on more than 200 Canadian insurance companies.

A print edition of Best’s Pocket Key Rating Guide – Canada is available to subscribers of select magazines that cover the Canadian insurance industry. Subscribers to Canadian Insurance, Canadian Underwriter, Thompson’s World Insurance News and Insurance Journal of Canada will receive a copy of the 2007 edition with an upcoming issue. Additionally, attendees of the Canadian Risk & Insurance Management Society Conference, September 16-19, and the Insurance Brokers Association Annual Convention, October 17-19, will receive complimentary copies. The printed version’s portable size makes it ideal for carrying along into meetings and for quick reference throughout the day.

For thousands of ratings on both Canadian and U.S. insurers, A.M. Best offers Best’s Pocket Key Rating Guide – US & Canada. The 2007 edition of this valuable reference is just $35 and features reliable third-party data on either Property/Casualty or Life/Health companies.

Visit www.ambest.com/sales/pocketkrg for details on single subscriptions, or www.ambest.com/sales/corpsubscription to learn about the benefits of group subscriptions. For more information about the conferences, visit www.rimscanada.org or www.ibao.com.

Founded in 1899, A.M. Best Company is a global full-service credit rating organization dedicated to serving the financial and health care service industries, including insurance companies, banks, hospitals and health care system providers. For more information, visit www.ambest.com.