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MSA Research Inc. is a Canadian-owned, independent and impartial analytical research firm that is focused on the Canadian insurance industry. MSA is the dominant provider of financial information relating to Canadian insurers, with 90% of Canadian industry using our reports and software.

MSA’s mission is to provide Canada’s insurance professionals with comprehensive financial information, unparalleled analytical tools and rigorous research on a consistent basis.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019-
MSA is pleased to announce the release of the Q2-2019 MSA Quarterly Outlook Report

In this issue:

  • Q2-2019 - Trying to Find Some Footing
  • Risk Management for Small Insurers and Branches
  • High Cost of Flooding in Canada Again in 2019
  • Intact on the March
  • Quarterly CatIQ Review
  • DBRS Rating Roundup
  • Second Quarter Company Results

 
Friday, August 23, 2019- MSA Releases Comprehensive Q2-2019 Canadian P&C and Life/Health/Fraternal Results via MSA Researcher Online. We are pleased to advise you that the MSA Researcher P&C and Life/Health analytical platforms have been updated to include second quarter (Q2) and six-month 2019 financial data for the overwhelming majority of insurers in Canada. To access these rich data sets please log in at www.msaresearch.com. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Tesfaye (Tes) Fekade at tesfaye.fekade@msaresearch.com.
 
Friday, June 21, 2019-
MSA is pleased to announce the release of the Q1-2019 MSA Quarterly Outlook Report

In this issue:

  • Q1-2019: The Worst First Quarter Since 2002 in Underwriting Terms
  • Industry progress update on IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts
  • Canada Inspires Optimism for Insurance Innovation
  • Quarterly CatIQ Review
  • DBRS Rating Roundup
  • First Quarter Company Results

 
Monday, May 27, 2019- MSA Releases Comprehensive Q1-2019 Canadian P&C and Life/Health/Fraternal Results via MSA Researcher Online. We are pleased to advise you that the MSA Researcher P&C and Life/Health analytical platforms have been updated to include first quarter (Q1) 2019 financial data for the overwhelming majority of insurers in Canada. To access these rich data sets please log in at www.msaresearch.com. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Tesfaye (Tes) Fekade at tesfaye.fekade@msaresearch.com.
 
Monday, April 15, 2019-
MSA is pleased to announce the release of the Q4-2018 MSA Quarterly Outlook Report

In this issue:

  • 2018 in Review - Taking it on the Chin
  • 2018 - Auto: Looking Forward and Driving Backward
  • Expense Management - Dramatic Changes Over Time
  • Quarterly CatIQ Review
  • DBRS Rating Roundup
  • Fourth Quarter Company Results

 

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