Financial Strength Rating 'A- Excellent' 


Protecta Insurance is a New Zealand owned and operated insurance underwriting agency with our head office in Auckland.  We administer every part of your policy, including claims, so you get the full benefit of a local company with local knowledge and specialist staff.  The policy itself is backed by a wholesale underwriter.

Protecta have chosen to use Virginia Surety Company, Inc. (NZ Company No 920 655) of 359 Lincoln Road, Christchurch, New Zealand as the underwriter of your insurance policy. 

Virginia Surety Company, Inc. has an A- (Excellent) Financial Strength Rating given by A.M. Best Company. As at the date of this notice, A.M. Best Company is an approved rating agency under section 62 of the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010. The rating scale is:

Secure                                Vulnerable
A++, A+ (Superior)            B, B- (Fair)
A, A- (Excellent)                C++, C+ (Marginal)
B++, B+ (Good)                 C, C- (Weak)

D (Poor)
E (Under Regulatory Supervision)
F (In Liquidation)
S (Suspended) 

If you would like to know more about Protecta, please see "About Us" for more information.  Alternatively, please contact our friendly Customer Service Team during normal business hours and they will be happy to answer any queries you may have.

Phone:  0800 PROTECT (776 832)
Email:   customer.services@protecta.co.nz


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