Financial Strength

“We will always be prepared for the thousand-year flood; in fact, if it occurs we will be selling life jackets to the unprepared.” ~Warren Buffett

National Indemnity Company (NICO) is the flagship insurance risk carrier in the Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group. It is one of the best capitalized insurance companies in the world. NICO carries very high financial strength ratings of AA+ (Standard & Poor’s) and A++ (A.M. Best). Its current statutory surplus can be found in its most recent balance sheet (see link below).

Berkshire Hathaway Life Insurance Company of Nebraska (BHLN) is the largest life insurance and reinsurance company in the Reinsurance Group and carries the group’s financial strength rating of AA+ (Standard & Poor’s) and A++ (A.M. Best).

As the Life & Health Division of the Reinsurance Group, Berkshire Hathaway Life is able to utilize these ratings and unrivaled financial resources to provide insurance and reinsurance solutions to our clients worldwide.

To view the latest financial information on NICO and BHLN, including information on their latest financial strength ratings, go to: Financial Information

Click here to view Berkshire Hathaway’s latest annual report.



(Superior) Stable

Standard & Poor’s


(Very Strong) Stable

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