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RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enact Holdings, Inc. (“Enact”), a leading provider of private mortgage insurance through its insurance subsidiaries, today announced that its flagship legal entity, Enact Mortgage Insurance Corporation, has secured approximately $201 million of additional excess of loss (“XOL”) reinsurance coverage. This credit risk transfer (CRT) transaction covers a portfolio of existing mortgage insurance policies written from January 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022, and is effective September 1, 2022. Reinsurance coverage is provided by a panel of reinsurers each currently rated“A-” or better by Standard & Poor's or A.M. Best Company, Inc.
“We are pleased to have completed our third XOL reinsurance transaction this year, which further demonstrates our success in accessing the capital and reinsurance markets,” said Rohit Gupta, President and CEO of Enact.“Securing additional reinsurance coverage is an important part of our CRT program and serves to enhance our capital efficiency and ability to distribute and minimize credit risk. Our growth and risk management strategy continues to be supported by Enact's strong capital position as we generate value for our shareholders while advancing our purpose of helping people responsibly achieve their homeownership goals.”
This latest CRT transaction follows two XOL reinsurance transactions executed in January and March of 2022.
Since 2015, Enact has executed approximately $4.6 billion of CRT transactions, including approximately $2.8 billion of reinsurance coverage with highly rated reinsurers and approximately $1.8 billion through our Triangle Re mortgage insurance linked note platform.
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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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