Enact Mortgage Insurance Enters into Quota Share Reinsurance Agreement
Secures 21% of quota share reinsurance coverage from a panel of third-party reinsurance providers
RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enact Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACT) (Enact), a leading provider of private mortgage insurance through its insurance subsidiaries, today announced that its flagship legal entity, Enact Mortgage Insurance Corporation, has entered into a quota share reinsurance agreement with a broad panel of highly rated reinsurers.
Under the agreement, and subject to certain conditions, Enact will cede approximately 21% of a portion of expected new insurance written for the period from January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024.
“We are pleased to have entered into our new quota share agreement, which gives us additional reinsurance capacity from a broad panel of highly rated reinsurers on attractive terms,” said Rohit Gupta, President and CEO of Enact. “This transaction further diversifies our sources of capital, improves the risk profile of our new insurance written, and furthers our ability to pursue high-quality new business. We appreciate the confidence and support shown by our reinsurance partners as we continue in our mission to responsibly help more people become homeowners.”
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About Enact Holdings, Inc.
Enact (Nasdaq: ACT), operating principally through its wholly-owned subsidiary Enact Mortgage Insurance Corporation since 1981, is a leading U.S. private mortgage insurance provider committed to helping more people achieve the dream of homeownership. Building on a deep understanding of lenders' businesses and a legacy of financial strength, we partner with lenders to bring best-in class service, leading underwriting expertise, and extensive risk and capital management to the mortgage process, helping to put more people in homes and keep them there. By empowering customers and their borrowers, Enact seeks to positively impact the lives of those in the communities in which it serves in a sustainable way. Enact is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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