Corporate News

AM Best upgrades financial strength rating for HDI V.a.G., Talanx AG and its rated primary insurance subsidiaries

  • Upgrade to “A+” (superior) with “stable” outlook follows “positive” outlook from November 2021
  • Financial strength ratings now in the second-best category

The international rating agency A.M. Best has upgraded the credit ratings of HDI V.a.G., Talanx AG and its rated subsidiaries as follows: The Financial Strength Rating has been upgraded to “A+” (superior) from “A” (excellent), and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings to “aa-“ (superior) from “a+” (excellent).

The rating move follows A.M. Best’s announcement from November 2021 to revise the outlook to “positive” from “stable”.

According to A.M. Best, the rating ugrades reflect “a consistent strengthening of balance sheet fundamentals over the past few years, underpinned by a prudent risk culture and strong and stable operating performance”.

“We are very pleased that A.M. Best has upgraded our credit ratings, which we believe confirms our systematic efforts to improve the quality and sustainability of our earnings, as well as our strong risk culture, in an environment of considerable uncertainty”, said Dr Jan Wicke, Chief Financial Officer of HDI V.a.G. and Talanx AG.

The credit rating upgrade affects the following companies in the Talanx Group:

Talanx AG

HDI Global SE

HDI Global Specialty SE

HDI Global Seguros, S.A. (based in Mexico)

HDI Global Network AG

HDI Global Insurance Company

HDI Lebensversicherung AG

HDI Specialty Insurance Company

HDI Reinsurance (Ireland) SE


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