AM Best to Participate in Captive-Focused ESG Panel at Bermuda Captive Conference

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OLDWICK, N.J., August 12, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best Senior Director Maura McGuigan will participate in a panel discussion on using captives for environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives during the Bermuda Captive Conference, which will be held in Hamilton, Bermuda, from Sept. 12-14, 2022.

McGuigan is a senior director of criteria at AM Best. Her team is responsible for the development, testing and review of Best’s Credit Rating Methodology and the related criteria procedures used within the rating analytics, as well as for the development of new criteria.

The panel discussion will address the possibility of captives covering uninsured risk in the ESG space and how parent company ESG initiatives could affect captive structures and operations, as well as Bermuda's responsibility in the ESG framework. Joining McGuigan on the panel will be Sherman Taylor, head of capital markets at Ocorian’s Bermuda office, and Séadna Kirwan, risk advisory director for Aon Bermuda.

The panel will be held at 3:30 p.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, Sept. 14. The conference is being held at the Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club. The three-day conference is Bermuda’s largest and longest-running industry event, and attracts more than 800 delegates. More information is available at the event website.

AM Best remains the leading rating agency of alternative risk transfer entities, with more than 200 such vehicles rated in the United States and throughout the world. For current Best’s Credit Ratings and independent data on the captive and alternative risk transfer insurance market, please visit www.ambest.com/captive.

AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry. Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City. For more information, visit www.ambest.com.

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