Combined Insurance Named to Ward’s 50 Top Performing Life-Health Insurance Companies

GLENVIEW, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the sixth consecutive year, Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accidentdisabilityhealthand life insurance products, and an ACE Group company, has been named to Ward’s 50, a list of top performing insurance companies that have achieved outstanding results in the areas of safety, consistency and financial performance over a five year period. Since 2000, Combined Insurance has made the list of top performing life-health insurance companies 15 times.

The list of Ward's 50 top performing insurance companies was released by Ward Group, a leading provider of benchmarking and best practice studies for insurance companies. Each year, the Ward Group analyzes nearly 3,000 property-casualty and 800 life-health U.S.-based insurance companies to identify the top performers.

To make Ward’s 50 list, companies must pass all safety and consistency tests, and achieve superior performance over the five years analyzed to be awarded the Ward’s 50 Seal. Ward’s has been conducting the analysis for 24 years.

“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized by the Ward Group again this year,” said Brad Bennett, president of Combined Insurance. “As we continue to build and grow our company, being recognized as a top performer validates our mission to continue employing world-class people, practices, and processes that focus on our customers' needs.”

As a leading provider of benchmarking and best practices studies, Ward Group analyzes staff levels, compensation, business practices and expenses for all areas of insurance company operations to help companies measure results, optimize performance and improve profitability. Ward Group has worked with over 400 companies and performed more than 2,000 benchmarking exercises since 1991.

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About Combined Insurance

Combined Insurance is a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and life insurance products and an ACE Group company. With a field sales force and corporate staff in excess of 5,000 people worldwide, Combined Insurance meets the growing coverage needs of policyholders around the globe. For more information, call 1-800-490-1322 or visit

About ACE

ACE Group is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty insurers. With operations in 54 countries, ACE provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. ACE Limited, the parent company of ACE Group, is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ACE) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Additional information can be found at:



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