Gavin Magor

Gavin Magor is the senior analyst responsible for assigning financial-strength ratings to insurance companies. He conducts industry analysis and supports consumer products. Magor has more than 22 years of international experience in operations and credit-risk management, commercial lending and analysis. His experience includes international assignments in Sweden, Mexico, Brazil and the U.S. He holds a master's degree in business administration from The Open University in the U.K.

Recent Articles By The Author

Ambac Sold Insurance to Itself on Risky Bonds

Ambac sold itself insurance on residential mortgage-back securities, piling on risk.

Ambac May Dodge Delisting as Stock Rises

Ambac's chance of avoiding a delisting rose after the stock price jumped.

Ambac, at $3.39, Is Still a Penny Stock

Ambac investors are converging on the stock, apparently unaware of the risks.

Ambac Is Unlikely to File for Bankruptcy

Ambac looks like it's heading toward bankruptcy, but there are many reasons why it won't.

Ambac Sinks Into Deeper Turmoil: Analysis

A state insurance regulator takes control of Ambac, leaving bondholders and stockholders up in the air.