run off reinsurance News

Run-Off Firm Catalina Raises $700M, Forms Shareholder Restructure with Apollo, RenRe

Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd., a legacy runoff property and casualty re/insurance specialist, announced it has completed a US$700 million equity capital raise and concluded its shareholder restructuring after receiving regulatory approvals. As a result of this transaction, Apollo Global Management …

Run-Off Specialist Armour Group Acquires Gibraltar’s Elite Insurance

Run-off specialist Armour Group Ltd. has led a group of investors to acquire Gibraltar-based Elite Insurance Co. Ltd. (EIC) and its affiliate Elite Business Development Ltd. (EBD). The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Collectively, EIC & EBD …

RenaissanceRe to Buy Minority Stake in Run-Off Firm Catalina Holdings

RenaissanceRe will pick up a minority stake in Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd., a long-term manager of legacy runoff P/C insurance and reinsurance businesses. Neither side is disclosing financial terms. RenaissanceRe will pursue the investment through its subsidiary RenaissanceRe Ventures Ltd. …

Armour Raises $500 Million to Create Bermuda Reinsurer, Armour Group Ltd.

Armour, a Bermuda-based P/C run-off insurance business, announced it has raised up to $500 million to form a reinsurance group called Armour Group Ltd. The equity commitments were made in partnership with an investor group led by Aquiline Capital Partners, …

Allianz Transfers $1.1B of Policy Obligations to Reinsurer Enstar, Limiting US Risks

Allianz SE, Europe’s biggest insurer, struck a deal to limit risks in the U.S. by transferring policy obligations to reinsurer Enstar Group Ltd. Enstar will assume net reinsurance reserves of about $1.1 billion and cover half of a book of …

Catalina Completes Marine Liabilities Reinsurance Deal with Delta Lloyd

Bermuda-based Catalina Holdings announced that, following receipt of regulatory approval from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), it has completed its reinsurance transaction with Delta Lloyd under which a portfolio of marine insurance liabilities in run off will be …