Financial strength ratings

A financial strength rating from a credit rating agency is an independent opinion of an insurer's financial strength and ability to meet its ongoing insurance policy and contract obligations. Ratings are based on a comprehensive quantitative and qualitative evaluation of a company's balance sheet strength, operating performance and business profile.
Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc maintains an interactive relationship with credit rating agencies Standard & Poor’s (S&P) and AM Best. The table below lists the current financial strength ratings from each rating agency.


 Financial strength

 Last update


 S&P A- Affirmed June 2020 Stable
 AM Best A Affirmed May 2020 Stable

Rating agencies use different terms to describe their rating categories. Our rating from S&P is in their 'strong' category and our rating from AM Best is in their 'excellent' category.

Trading names



 Company number

 E.I.O Trustees Limited UK 941199
 Ecclesiastical Financial Advisory Services Limited UK 2046087
 Ecclesiastical Insurance Group PLC UK 1718196
 Ecclesiastical Insurance Office PLC UK 24869
 EdenTree Investment Management UK 2519319
 Ecclesiastical Life Limited UK 243111
 Ecclesiastical Planning Services Limited UK 2644860
 Ecclesiastical Underwriting Management Limited UK 2368571
 Ecclesiastical Investment Management Limited UK 1811698
 South Essex Insurance Brokers Limited UK 6317314
 South Essex Insurance Holdings Limited UK 6317313
All companies in the UK are registered in England and their registered office addresses are: Benefact House, 2000 Pioneer Avenue, Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth, Gloucester, GL3 4AW.

Stock exchange announcements

Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc (EIO) and Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc (EIG) London Stock Exchange announcements and governance documentation below.