PEORIA, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) -- RLI Corp. announced today that RLI Insurance Company has been named as one of the insurance industry’s top performing companies by Ward Group for the 26th consecutive year. RLI is one of only three property and casualty insurers to be recognized as a Ward’s 50® Top P&C Performer every year since the list’s inception in 1991.
“RLI continues to be honored to receive this recognition from Ward Group,” said RLI Corp. Chairman & CEO Jonathan E. Michael. “We are proud of our longstanding track record of financial strength and stability, and celebrate this prestigious award with our producers, policyholders and dedicated employees.”
Ward Group is the leading provider of benchmarking and best practices studies for insurance companies. The Ward's 50® Top P&C Performers list recognizes property-casualty insurance carriers that have achieved outstanding results in the areas of safety, consistency and financial performance over a five-year period (2011-2015). For further detail and a complete listing of all companies in the 2016 Ward's 50® Top P&C Performers list, visit www.wardinc.com.
RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) is a specialty insurer serving diverse, niche property, casualty and surety markets. The company provides deep underwriting expertise and superior service to commercial and personal lines customers nationwide. RLI’s products are offered through its insurance subsidiaries RLI Insurance Company, Mt. Hawley Insurance Company and Contractors Bonding and Insurance Company. All of RLI’s subsidiaries are rated A+ “Superior” by A.M. Best Company. RLI has increased dividends for 41 consecutive years and delivered underwriting profits for 20 consecutive years. To learn more about RLI and its 50-year history of financial strength, visit www.rlicorp.com.
Aaron Jacoby, Vice President, Corporate Development
Source: RLI Corp.