GSEs Confirm Satisfaction of the GSE Conditions and Lifting of the GSE Restrictions
RALEIGH, N.C., March 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enact Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACT) (Enact), a leading provider of private mortgage insurance through its insurance subsidiaries, today announced that it has received confirmation from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that the GSE Conditions first imposed after the issuance of Enact’s August 2020 senior notes have been satisfied and the accompanying restrictions have been lifted, effective March 1, 2023.
“We are very pleased to have received this confirmation from the GSEs, which is a testament to our performance and execution,” said Rohit Gupta, President and CEO of Enact. “As we’ve discussed previously, this step further enhances our financial flexibility and competitiveness by no longer making us subject to more stringent capital requirements than our peers.”
More information regarding these restrictions and conditions can be found in Enact’s 2022 10-K filing, available on our website: https://ir.enactmi.com.
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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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