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“Function and Fundamentals:” The Story of Demotech Inc.

Demotech Inc. is not a household name, it isn’t A.M. Best or Standard & Poor’s – it also doesn’t want to be. Ratings and actuarial studies often take the brunt of insurance industry clichés; Louisiana Comp Blog spoke with Douglas Powell, Senior Financial Analyst at Demotech Inc. to clear up some of the misconceptions and talk about what Demotech has to offer as a smaller independent rating service. In Powell’s words: “Our focus is on the business model of the entity, not its size.” Read on for the rest of Powell’s take on the issue.