SOURCE: Demotech, Inc.

May 29, 2007 11:20 ET

Demotech Announces the Release of the 2007 Edition of the Title Industry's Definitive Resource

COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwire - May 29, 2007) - Demotech, Inc., the leading rating service for the Title industry, announces the release of the 2007 edition of "Demotech Performance of Title Insurance Companies." This publication is the most comprehensive Title industry resource available, analyzing and presenting more than 375 pages of reports, ratios and charts, which summarize the financial information for 91 Title underwriters. These included underwriters represent more than 99% of the Title industry's premium activity.

In keeping with the publication's nineteen-year tradition, this edition features detailed statutory financial statements, market share summaries, financial ratios and analysis, along with the current Financial Stability Rating® and corporate contact information for each underwriter. The 2007 edition also introduces more than 100 pages of new content and publication enhancements, including Underwriter Dashboard Reports, Five-Year Trend Reports as well as the expansion and refinements of Financial Ratios.

Underwriter Dashboard Reports offer full-page, graphical summaries of underwriter corporate information along with financial, operating and underwriting performance results, presenting up to five years of financial data. Another publication enhancement is the addition of Five-Year Trend Reports to the Market Share Analysis. Five-Year Trend Reports graphically present up to five years of Direct Premiums Written detail by NAIC Group, by individual underwriter and by jurisdiction. The Financial Ratios and Analysis also feature new reports including the presentation of the first industry-wide evaluation of Schedule P Loss and Loss Adjustment Expense (LAE) Reserve Development, which assesses the accuracy of company reserving practices. The Financial Ratios and Analysis have also been enhanced with indexes to facilitate tracking underwriters throughout the section.

With all of this and more, the 2007 edition is an indispensable reference for regulators, agents, underwriters, investors, brokers or anyone else whose business depends on the underlying dynamics of the Title insurance industry. With the publication and distribution of "Demotech Performance of Title Insurance Companies," Demotech continues its leadership in the Title insurance industry, providing the most up-to-date and independent coverage and analysis.

For more information regarding "Demotech Performance of Title Insurance Companies" and for sample publication Dashboards and reports or to place an order, visit or contact Demotech at (800) 354-7207.

About Demotech, Inc.

Since 1985, Demotech, Inc., a Columbus, Ohio based financial analysis and actuarial services firm, has provided responsive services to address actuarial and financial analysis issues, whether the issues have been for a particular insurer or prevalent throughout the insurance industry. As the first company to have its rating process formally reviewed and accepted by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD, Demotech has been leveling the playing field by offering Financial Stability Ratings® to insurers of all sizes. Demotech applies its broad actuarial and industry experience to its consulting services, which include pricing analysis and loss and loss adjustment expense reserve reviews. Visit for more information.

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