In The News


November 2, 2023
Inside P&C – “Core Specialty is to acquire American Surety in a stock and cash transaction for an undisclosed amount”

November 2, 2023
The Insurer – “Core Specialty adds new division with American Surety acquisition”

November 2, 2023
AM Best – “AM Best Places Credit Ratings of American Surety Company Under Review With Positive Implications”

September 21, 2023
The Insurer – “Core Specialty expected to line up banks as it considers IPO”

September 15, 2023
The Insurer – “Core Specialty acquires Conifer’s $48mn GWP security/alarm business”

August 30, 2023
The Insurer – “Shepherd adds trio of primary products to suite of construction-focused coverages”

August 29, 2023
The Insurer – “Core Specialty enters mortgage reinsurance with Enact collaboration”

August 28, 2023
Shepherd – “Shepherd Expands into Primary Casualty Lines, Unveiling New Opportunities for Contractors”

August 10, 2023
AM Best – “AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Core Specialty Insurance Holdings, Inc. Subsidiaries and Affiliates”

August 9, 2023
The Insurer – “Distinguished fine art and collectibles program set to raise capacity to $100mn”

July 6, 2023
The Insurer – “Distinguished fine art and collectibles program launches with Core Specialty paper”

June 22, 2023
Businesswire – “AM Best Places Credit Ratings of Standard Life and Accident Insurance Company Under Review With Negative Implications”

June 12, 2023
The Insurer – “Core Specialty to acquire ANAT’s $300mn-premium stop-loss MGU business”

April 12, 2023
The Insurer – “Corvus and Core Specialty strike capacity deal for $5mn XS tech E&O and cyber program”

April 12, 2023
Businesswire – “Corvus and Core Specialty to Deliver Expansion of AI-Powered Excess Tech E&O and Cyber Product”

March 3, 2023
Inside P&C – “Core Specialty Puts Up 95% CoR in 2022 and Expects ~20% Growth in 2023”

October 11, 2022
Inside P&C – “Hallmark deal boosts growth in a ‘harder-for-longer’ post-Ian market: Consolino”

October 10, 2022
AM Best – “AM Best Comments on Credit Ratings of Core Specialty Insurance Holdings, Inc. Subs Following Hallmark Financial Acquisition”

October 7, 2022
The Insurer – “Core Specialty to become top 20 E&S player with Hallmark specialty deal”

October 7, 2022
Inside P&C – “Hallmark confirms deal with Core Specialty to sell E&S operation for $59.9mn”

August 4, 2022
AM Best – “AM Best Revises Outlooks to Positive for Core Specialty Ins Hldgs, Inc. Subs; Affirms Credit Ratings of Lancer Ins Group Members”

August 4, 2022
Inside P&C – “AM Best revises Core Specialty’s outlook to positive”

July 18, 2022
Inside P&C – “Core Specialty recruits three AmTrust underwriters for E&S product liability”

June 6, 2022
The Insurer – “Core Specialty bolsters reinsurance program with $65mn cat bond”

May 16, 2022
The Insurer – “Core Specialty grows agriculture team with Guy Carpenter veteran Brady”

April 13, 2022
The Insurer – “Core Specialty adds equine division to its stable of products”

April 12, 2022
Inside P&C – “Core Specialty Taps Guy Carpenter’s Brady as Agriculture SVP”

March 31, 2022
The Insurer – “Core Specialty Targets ~20% GPW Growth in 2022 After Breaking $2bn Mark”

March 25, 2022
The Insurer – “Core Specialty’s participatory fronting open to retaining more risk”

March 9, 2022
Inside P&C- “Core Specialty quadruples top line as Consolino seeks to future-proof firm”

March 7, 2022
Inside P&C – “Core Specialty forms fronted programs division”

March 1, 2022
Chauffeur Driven – “Managing Risk a Road Map to Profitability”

February 28, 2022
The Insurer – “Construction insurtech MGU Sheperd secures capacity from Core Specialty”

February 1, 2022
Chauffeur Driven – “Behind the Merger of Lancer and Core Specialty”

January 29, 2022
Bus & Motorcoach News – “Trailways honors industry leaders with Spirit Awards”

January 28, 2022
AM Best – “AM Best Removes From Under Review; Affirms Credit Ratings of StarStone Specialty Insurance Company and StarStone National Insurance Company”

January 28, 2022
AM Best – “AM Best Removes From Under Review With Developing Implications, Affirms Credit Ratings for Lancer Insurance Group Members, Affiliate”

January 21, 2022
Bus & Motorcoach News – “What to know about driver, mechanic competitions at EXPO”

January 7, 2022
Bus & Motorcoach News – “Safety tips can help bus drivers handle winter driving dangers”

January 1, 2022
Inside P&C- “Core and Lancer complete merger deal”

October 15, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty reveals lawyers’ PL program with RPS”

October 14, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty Enters New $300mn Credit Facility”

July 28, 2021
Inside P&C – “Consolino and Noonan Say Core Specialty Has No Need to Rush to IPO”

May 24, 2021
State of Ohio – “New Projects Expected to Create More Than $606 Million in Investments”

April 21, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty puts capacity behind Dual A&E and PL program”

April 19, 2021
Inside P&C – “AM Best Places Core Specialty Ratings Under Review Following Lancer Deal”

April 16, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty boosts commercial auto presence with Lancer deal”

March 18, 2021
Inside P&C – “Core Specialty to Front for Integral on Primary Amwins Business”

February 11, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty adds Aspen’s Kotch as CIO”

February 8, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty launches agriculture re unit with Fischer hire from Validus”

January 21, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty reveals D&O program with insuretech Celerity Pro”

January 20, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty targets significant growth on new fronting platform”

January 20, 2021
The Insurer – “E&S enters ‘margin phase’ after price hikes push past loss costs: Noonan”

January 20, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty hires Spanos to lead new E&S product liability group”

January 12, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty hires Hallmark’s Moore to lead D&O unit”

January 12, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty adds Pioneer pair to lead Northwest ocean marine”

January 7, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty partners with Lancer on excess transportation program”

January 4, 2021
The Insurer – “Core Specialty reveals property hires from Pioneer, Axis, and Spinnaker”

December 23, 2020
The Insurer – “Core Specialty ratings removed from under review by AM Best”

December 21, 2020
The Insurer – “Core Specialty names Jacobs head of E&O”

December 2, 2020
The Insurer – “Core Specialty to replace Hallmark on AmWINS long-term care program”

December 1, 2020
The Insurer – “Core Specialty Opens for Business after StarStone US Completes Recap”

November 30, 2020
The Insurer – “Core Specialty Opens for Business after StarStone US Completes Recap”

September 14, 2020
Inside P&C – “AM Best revises StarStone entities’ FSR review status upwards”

August 14, 2020
Inside P&C – “Stone Point gains majority of Atrium in Enstar asset swap”

June 12, 2020
The Insurer – “AM Best puts StarStone US ratings under review”

June 12, 2020
Inside P&C – “StarStone US could be ‘multiples’ of its current size: Noonan”

June 11, 2020
The Insurer – “Enstar provides $130mn ADC to rebooted StarStone US platform”

June 11, 2020
Inside P&C – “StarStone US confirms $610mn Noonan/Aquiline deal”

June 10, 2020
Inside P&C – “Noonan/Aquiline in advanced talks to buy into StarStone US”