Stone Point Capital News

Claims Firm Sedgwick to Acquire Competitor Cunningham Lindsey

Global claims firm Sedgwick Claims Management Services has agreed to acquire Cunningham Lindsey, another global loss adjusting and claims management firm. No terms were disclosed. CVC Capital Partners, a private investor group, has owned a majority ownership in Cunningham Lindsey …

Enstar Launches Bermuda Specialty Reinsurer KaylaRe; Packer Appointed CEO

Enstar Group Ltd. has launched KaylaRe Ltd., a Bermuda-based Class 4 reinsurer, offering a diversified range of specialty reinsurance to the global insurance market. KaylaRe launches with initial capital of $620 million, backed by a $300 million investment from Enstar; …

Mitsui Buys 15% Stake in XL’s ILS Firm, New Ocean Capital

Mitsui & Co., Japan’s second-biggest trading house, agreed to purchase a 15 percent stake in New Ocean Capital, the asset manager that was founded by XL Group Ltd. and Stone Point Capital to make insurance-related bets. Mitsui also committed $100 …

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 …

Alliant Reports ‘Significant’ Investment from Stone Point Capital

Specialty insurance brokerage Alliant Insurance Services announced what it termed “a significant equity investment” from funds managed by Stone Point Capital LLC. The Newport Beach, California-based broker, which is also backed by the investment manager Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. …

XL and Stone Point Form New Bermuda Company for ILS Market Products

XL Group and private equity firm Stone Point Capital LLC have announced the formation of a new Bermuda-based company to act as an investment manager in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and other reinsurance capital markets products. XL said it “has a …

Lockton Consolidates International Operations with Trident III Buyout

Insurance broker Lockton announced that it has acquired the minority stake in its operations outside the U.S. held by Trident III, L.P., an investment fund managed by Stone Point Capital LLC of Greenwich, Connecticut. The bulletin explained that Stone Point …

Insurance Claims Firm Cunningham Lindsey Put Up for Sale

Cunningham Lindsey, an insurance claims management company controlled by buyout firm Stone Point Capital LLC, is up for sale and could fetch more than $1 billion, sources familiar with the situation said. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is advising Cunningham …