Standard and Poor’s raises Covéa Insurance’s financial strength rating

10th December

Covéa Insurance is pleased to confirm that its Standard and Poor’s (S&P) financial strength rating has been upgraded to A+ stable. The rationale behind the upgrade reflects the rating agency’s opinion on the group’s improving performance, which covers Covéa Group and its guaranteed companies.

The rating action reflects the solid operational risk profile on the back of successful growth of the group, its position in response to regulatory changes and the continuing prudent and profitable growth, whilst maintaining strong capital adequacy.
The A+ rating with a stable outlook is further affirmation of the Company’s stability, giving their brokers and partners added confidence in their long-term ability to deliver high quality products and service.

Covéa Insurance is a UK based guaranteed subsidiary of Covéa. Covéa is the leading French mutual insurance group that provides protection to more than 11 million policyholders, generating over 16.5 billion Euros in premium in 2014.

 

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About Covéa Insurance

Covea Insurance plc is the UK underwriting business of leading French mutual insurance group Covéa, who are number 1 for property and liability insurance in France, generating over 16.3 billion Euros in premiums in 2017.  

Covéa Insurance looks after the insurance needs of over 1.5 million policyholders; delivering financial reassurance through its Standard & Poor’s A+ stable rating, as a guaranteed subsidiary of Covéa. 

The company offers motor, household, protection, pet, mid and high net worth insurance and a range of commercial insurance products, through a range of distribution channels. Employing over 1800 people, Covéa Insurance has a strong people and service ethos, having Investors In People Gold accreditation and is signatory to the HM Treasury Women In Finance Charter. It also has World Class service accreditation from the Institute of Customer Service for its Motor Claims, Home Claims and Underwriting Services teams as well as Chartered Insurer status for its Commercial and Mid/High Net Worth business.

In 2018, Covéa Insurance were recipients of the Personal Lines Insurer of the Year award at both the British Insurance Awards and the Insurance Times Awards and was the top rated insurer in the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey for both Personal and Commercial Lines.

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