News: Awards/Recognition

BH GUARD Wins Five-Star Excellence in Worker’s Comp Award

February 12, 2021

Insurance Business America (IBA) Magazine recently awarded Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies its Five-Star Excellence Award in Worker's Compensation. To select award recipients, IBA enlisted the expertise of the industry’s top experts. Throughout a 15-week process, IBA conducted one-on-one interviews with specialist brokers and surveyed thousands more to gain a keen understanding of what insurance professionals think of current market…

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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies’ Members

March 27, 2020

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “aa-” of WestGUARD Insurance Company, AmGUARD Insurance Company, EastGUARD Insurance Company, NorGUARD Insurance Company and AZGUARD Insurance Company (Omaha, NE), which operate under an intercompany pooling agreement. These companies are members of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies (GUARD) and domiciled in Wilkes-Barre,…

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A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of GUARD Members

March 21, 2019

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “aa-” of WestGUARD Insurance Company, AmGUARD Insurance Company, EastGUARD Insurance Company and NorGUARD Insurance Company, which operate under an intercompany pooling agreement. These companies are members of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies (GUARD) and domiciled in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The outlook of these Credit…

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A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD

February 4, 2016

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A+ (Superior) and the issuer credit ratings of “aa-” of WestGUARD Insurance Company, AmGUARD Insurance Company, EastGUARD Insurance Company and NorGUARD Insurance Company, which operate under an intercompany pooling agreement. These companies are members of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies (GUARD) and domiciled in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The outlook for all ratings…

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A.M. Best Upgrades 2013 Ratings of GUARD Members

January 24, 2013

A.M. Best Co. has upgraded the financial strength rating to A+ (Superior) from A- (Excellent) and issuer credit ratings to “aa-” from “a-” of NorGUARD Insurance Company, AmGUARD Insurance Company, EastGUARD Insurance Company and WestGUARD Insurance Company, which operate under an intercompany pooling agreement. All ratings have been removed from under review with positive implications and assigned a stable outlook.…

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GUARD Named a Ward’s 50 Top Performer for 2012

July 17, 2012

The list of Ward's 50® top performing insurance companies was released by Ward Group, an operational consulting firm and leading provider of benchmarking and best practices services to the insurance industry. Annually, Ward Group analyzes the financial performance of over 3,000 property-casualty insurance companies and nearly 800 life-health insurance companies domiciled in the United States and identifies the top performers…

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