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Release Date:
May 11, 2011
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New Flaspöhler Study Ranks FM Global #1 for
Commercial Property, Business Interruption and Terrorism Insurance
JOHNSTON, R.I. USA—When America’s corporate insurance buyers look to purchase commercial
property insurance, business interruption or terrorism coverage, a new survey by the Flaspöhler
Research Group finds the “business favorite” is FM Global, one of the world’s largest business
property insurers. This is the second year in a row that Flaspöhler’s annual survey ranked
FM Global tops for commercial property and business interruption insurance, two of the company’s
prime areas of business.
The 2011 “Risk Manager Choice” survey of 364 U.S. corporate insurance buyers, conducted in
partnership with National Underwriter magazine, also finds FM Global is the top-rated insurer for
underwriting capabilities, financial value, financial security, client orientation, expertise and market
knowledge, timely service and claims handling.
The findings come on the heels of related research by Greenwich Associates earlier this month of
nearly 700 U.S. corporate risk managers. The study found FM Global to be the best commercial
insurer at claims processing, customer service and underwriting expertise.
FM Global’s clients include nearly one of every three FORTUNE 1000 companies and similar-sized
About FM Global
For more than 175 years, many of the world’s largest organizations have turned to FM Global to
develop cost-effective property insurance and engineering solutions to protect their business operations
from fire, natural disasters and other types of property risk. With clients in more than 130 countries,
FM Global ranks #570 among FORTUNE magazine’s largest companies in America and is rated A+
(Superior) by A.M. Best and AA (Very Strong) by Fitch Ratings. The company has been named “Best
Property Insurer in the World” by Euromoney magazine, “Best Global Property Insurer” by Global
Finance magazine and was voted “Best Commercial Property Insurer” in Business Insurance’s 2010
annual Readers Choice Awards.