Benchmark Specialty Insurance Company Earns an “A” Rating from AM Best


Trean Insurance Group, Inc.

WAYZATA, Minn., Feb. 15 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Trean Insurance Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TIG), a leading provider of products and services to the specialty insurance market, today announced that its subsidiary, Benchmark Specialty Insurance Company (BSIC), a national surplus line carrier in Arkansas, has received a financial strength rating of “A” (Excellent) and an issuer long-term credit rating of “a” (Excellent) from AM Best, a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry.

BSIC ratings were assigned due to a 100% quota share reinsurance contract with Benchmark Insurance Company, highlighting balance sheet strength, operational performance, limited business profile and appropriate management of corporate risks of Benchmark Insurance Company.

“We are very pleased that AM Best has recognized the strength of Benchmark,” said Andrew M. O’Brien, President and CEO of Trean. “We look forward to developing Benchmark’s new carrier as it continues to develop expertly designed specialty offerings for customers across the country.”

BSIC, a newly added wholly-owned subsidiary of Benchmark Insurance Company, Inc., is a surplus and excess insurer that will write specialty/niche products through partners that give the company access to program offerings on an inadmissible basis.

About Trean Insurance Group, Inc.

Trean Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TIG) provides products and services to the specialty insurance market. Trean underwrites specialty property and casualty insurance products through both its program partners and its own managing general agencies. Trean also provides its program partners with a variety of services, including outgoing carrier services, claims administration and reinsurance brokerage. Trean is licensed to write business in 49 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, please visit

About AM Best

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 more than 100 countries with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City.

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