Questions & Answers

Who is Vista Surety Insurance Solutions?

Vista Surety Insurance Solutions is the specialty surety division of AmTrust Surety with bonds written by Indemnity Company of California and Developers Surety and Indemnity Company.  Vista uses Indemnity Company of California and Developers Surety and Indemnity Company for underwriting purposes.

Are you Treasury listed?

Since Vista is the specialty division for the insurance companies that comprise the AmTrust Surety group, the insurance companies have a treasury listing of over $5.8 million. AmTrust enjoys an A- rating from A.M. Best.

What size programs do you offer?

Vista is a special surety division serving those accounts which do not easily qualify for standard market credit.  We typically entertain programs with single bond limits up to $3 million and aggregate bonded work programs up to $7.55 million, and single bond deals for one-time transactions up to $10 million or more.

What conditions do you utilize to enhance the credit worthiness of your accounts?

Collateral, Funds Administration, and the SBA Guaranty program serve as our primary tools to enhance our principal’s ability to obtain bonds.  We accept many types of collateral including real estate trust deeds, Irrevocable Letters of Credit ("ILOC"), marketable securities and cash depending on the class of business and the principal’s circumstances.  Funds Administration can be utilized to help mitigate the Surety’s risk and provide assurance that the owner’s funds are properly applied towards the bonded project.