Stone Point Capital News

CoreLogic Tells CoStar Its Buyout Offer Needs Improvement

U.S. property data and analytics company CoreLogic Inc. rebuffed peer CoStar Group Inc.’s sweetened buyout offer, saying it required improvement in terms of value. Earlier this week, CoStar raised its offer to buy CoreLogic by adding another $450 million to …

Private Equity Firms StonePoint, Insight to Buy Data Provider Corelogic

Property data and analytics firm CoreLogic has agreed to be acquired by two private equity firms for about $6 billion. Funds managed by Stone Point Capital and Insight Partners are set to snatch up all outstanding shares of CoreLogic for …

New Insurance Group Inigo Gets Approval from Lloyd’s to Start Underwriting in January

Inigo Ltd., the new London insurance group that has raised $800m in start-up capital from a group of blue chip global investors, announced that it has received approval in principle from the Corporation of Lloyd’s and will start underwriting for …

New Insurance Group Inigo Raises $800M of Capital; Founded by Former Hiscox Execs

Inigo Ltd., a new London-based insurance group, announced it has completed a capital raise of approximately $800 million from a consortium of global investors, comprising (among others) funds controlled by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Enstar, J.C. …

Enstar to Sell Starstone’s Lloyd’s Managing Agency to New Re/Insurance Venture Inigo

Enstar Group Ltd. and Stone Point Capital LLC announced they have signed definitive agreements to sell StarStone Underwriting Ltd. (SUL), the Lloyd’s managing agency, together with the right to operate Lloyd’s Syndicate 1301, to Inigo Ltd., a new specialty re/insurance …

A.J. Gallagher Alleges Alliant’s Poaching ‘Playbook’ Has Cost It Employees, Clients

California-based insurance broker Alliant is again being sued over an alleged poaching scam, this time by rival Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Gallagher claims Alliant, with assistance and capital from its private equity partner Stone Point Capital, has engaged in …

New Cyber Insurance Package Protects Hedge Funds’ Trade Secrets and Fees

Hedge funds can spend years crafting a trading algorithm or a strategy to keep ahead of competitors. A Stone Point Capital-backed insurance broker is offering to help protect those trade secrets, and their fees, from a cyber attack. Alliant Insurance …

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 …