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Directors and officers insurance pricing down in third quarter


Directors and officers liability pricing for publicly held clients that renewed in both this year’s and last year’s third quarter decreased by 2.8%, Aon Risk Solutions said in its latest D&O report.

Analyzing primary policies that renewed with the same limit and deductible as the prior year, Aon reported that for the third quarter of 2016, 50% of primary policies received a price decrease, 36% renewed flat and 14% received a price increase, according to its “Quarterly D&O Pricing Index, Third Quarter 2016,” released Tuesday.

The average primary price decrease was 8.6%, while the average price increase was 13%. The overall price change for primary policies in the third quarter was down 2.9%, said the report.