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Arch Capital completes third mortgage ILS transaction of 2020

Arch Capital Group Ltd., the Bermuda headquartered insurance and reinsurance firm, has returned to the capital markets for its third mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) transaction of 2020, with a $418 million issuance of insurance-linked notes via special purpose insurer Bellemeade Re 2020-3 Ltd. The new issuance follows quickly on the heels read the full article →

Genworth & Radian secure $740m of mortgage ILS cover

Mortgage insurers Genworth Mortgage Insurance, a subsidiary of Genworth Financial, and Radian Guaranty, part of the Radian Group, have both closed new mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuances in the last week, successfully securing $740 million of capital markets backed, collateralized mortgage reinsurance between them. Both transactions settled at the sizes previously read the full article →

Genworth back for second mortgage ILS, $350m Triangle Re 2020-1

Genworth Mortgage Insurance, the mortgage insurer subsidiary of Genworth Financial, is back in the capital markets for its second mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance, with a $350 million Triangle Re 2020-1 Ltd. deal. Genworth first tapped the capital markets for mortgage reinsurance capacity in November 2019, successfully sponsoring its first mortgage read the full article →

NMI returns for fifth mortgage ILS, with $242m Oaktown Re V Ltd.

Specialist mortgage insurance group NMI Holdings, Inc. has successfully priced its latest and now fifth mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) deal, a $242 million Oaktown Re V Ltd. transaction. This is the fifth mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) transaction to be sponsored by NMI Holdings Inc., as it continues to source capital markets read the full article →

Radian seeks first mortgage ILS since COVID, with $390.3m Eagle Re 2020-2

U.S. mortgage insurer Radian Guaranty, part of the Radian Group, is back in the capital markets with its first mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, as it seeks $390.3 million of collateralised reinsurance through an Eagle Re 2020-2 Ltd. transaction. It's Radian's fourth mortgage ILS deal in read the full article →

Essent Guaranty completes $399.2m Radnor Re 2020-2 mortgage ILS

Essent Guaranty has returned to the capital markets in recent weeks with a successful new issuance of mortgage insurance-linked notes, as a Radnor Re 2020-2 Ltd. transaction helped it add $399.2 million of excess of loss mortgage reinsurance backed by capital market investors. This Radnor Re 2020-2 issuance of mortgage insurance-linked read the full article →

Fitch reviews Arch mortgage ILS deals, notes substantial delinquency increase

Fitch Ratings has reviewed a number of outstanding mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) deals sponsored by Bermuda-based insurance and reinsurance group Arch Capital Group, noting the substantial increase in mortgage delinquencies due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Arch brought a new Bellemeade Re mortgage ILS deal to market in July, becoming the first to read the full article →

Arch secures upsized $423m Bellemeade Re 2020-2 mortgage ILS issuance

Arch Capital Group Ltd., the Bermuda headquartered insurance and reinsurance firm with a growing mortgage insurance arm, successfully secured its second mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) transaction of 2020, upsizing the Bellemeade Re 2020-2 Ltd. transaction to $423 million at close. The transaction launched at a smaller $363 million in the pre-sale read the full article →

Arch seeks second mortgage ILS of 2020, a $363m Bellemeade Re 2020-2

Arch Capital Group Ltd., the Bermuda headquartered insurance and reinsurance firm with a growing mortgage insurance arm, is returning to the capital markets to secure its second mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) transaction of 2020, with a $363 million Bellemeade Re 2020-2 Ltd. transaction. Arch Capital faced challenges in issuing its first read the full article →

Higher attachment of Arch’s new mortgage ILS means no PMIERs credit: KBW

Analysts at KBW highlight that because the latest mortgage insurance-linked securities (ILS) deal sponsored by Bermudian insurance and reinsurance firm Arch Capital attaches so high up, the deal will not deliver the Private Mortgage Insurer Eligibility Requirements (PMIERs) capital credit its previous mortgage ILS have. Arch Capital successfully closed a $450 read the full article →