SOURCE: Demotech, Inc.

January 25, 2007 04:17 ET

Demotech Named Official Research Partner by Insurance Journal

Statistical Analysis and Insurance Expertise to Support Upcoming Content

COLUMBUS, OH -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 25, 2007 -- Financial analysis and actuarial services firm Demotech, Inc. has been designated as the official Research Partner of Insurance Journal. The Columbus, Ohio-based company will provide research, actuarial and statistical support for the Insurance Journal editorial team and participate in special joint reports on industry performance and financial results.

"This partnership gives us access to a team of professionals who truly understand the insurance industry and its data and can provide statistical analysis and guidance when we need it for articles and special reports," commented Mark Wells, President, Wells Publishing Co., publisher of Insurance Journal.

"Our team can offer insight and analysis that will complement the reporting and publishing capabilities of the Insurance Journal team," said Joseph Petrelli, President, Demotech. "We have long admired the work of Insurance Journal and are pleased to be able to work closely with a publication that is respected and well-read throughout the industry."

One of the first joint research projects for the two will be the unveiling in the February 12, 2007 issue of Insurance Journal of the Super Regionals™, an analysis of an elite group of property and casualty insurers serving consumers and producers in multiple states, but not nationally.

Demotech will also collaborate with the Insurance Journal to develop a quarterly marketplace index as well as detailed analysis of agency compensation, market share and other pertinent market indicators.

About Insurance Journal

Published since 1923, Insurance Journal, with a circulation of more than 40,000 and readers in every state, is considered the most read national property and casualty publication for independent insurance agents and brokers. Insurance Journal publications include a biweekly magazine with five regional editions, the Daily Headlines e-mail newsletter and a news and resource website at

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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