mortgage insurance


Essent targets $444m Radnor Re 2019-1 mortgage ILS transaction

Mortgage insurer Essent Guaranty is returning to the capital markets for additional excess-of-loss reinsurance in 2019 with its second mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) transaction, an almost $444 million Radnor Re 2019-1 Ltd. deal that has recently launched to investors.Essent Guaranty sponsored the $424.4 million Radnor Re 2018-1 Ltd. transaction in read the full article →

Radian grows Eagle Re 2018-1 mortgage ILS to $434m at close

U.S. mortgage insurer Radian Guaranty, part of the Radian Group, has successfully completed its first mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) transaction, securing a slightly upsized $434 million from the Eagle Re 2018-1 Ltd. transaction, while simultaneously adding another $21 million of excess-of-loss reinsurance coverage.Radian said that this is the first time read the full article →

Arch closes latest mortgage ILS deal, looks to expand investor base

Arch Capital Group, the Bermuda headquartered insurance and reinsurance specialist, has successfully secured a new $506 million slice of collateralized reinsurance capacity from the capital markets for its mortgage book, with the issuance of its latest mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) deal, Bellemeade Re 2018-3 Ltd.Arch has become the largest proponent read the full article →

Arch’s largest Bellemeade mortgage ILS supported by 26 investors

Arch Capital Group garnered significantly more capital market investor support for its latest and largest mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) transaction, with 26 investors backing its $653.3 million slice of collateralized mortgage reinsurance from the Bellemeade Re 2018-2 Ltd. transaction.The Bellemeade Re 2018-2 mortgage ILS transaction was completed this week for read the full article →

Largest ever mortgage ILS deal priced for Arch Capital

The latest mortgage insurance linked securities (ILS) transaction to hit the market has now been priced, as Bermudian re/insurer Arch Capital Group moves closer to securing a new $653.3 million slice of collateralized mortgage reinsurance with the Bellemeade Re 2018-2 Ltd. transaction.This new Bellemeade Re 2018-2 mortgage insurance linked notes read the full article →

Arch seeks $653.3m Bellemeade Re 2018-2 mortgage ILS cover

Bermudian insurance and reinsurance group Arch Capital is back in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) and capital market for another and even larger slice of collateralized reinsurance for its mortgage insurance book, marketing a $653.3 million Bellemeade Re 2018-2 Ltd. transaction.This is Arch Capital Group's fifth mortgage insurance linked note or mortgage read the full article →

MGIC watching, as mortgage insurance-linked note market hits $2.2bn

Mortgage insurance specialist MGIC, is watching the development of the mortgage insurance-linked notes (or insurance-linked securities) market closely and the success of transactions so far is likely to encourage new sponsors like MGIC to come forward.MGIC Investment Corporation, the parent of Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC), underwrote roughly $500 million read the full article →