Enact Mortgage Insurance completes XOL reinsurance transaction as part of its diversified credit risk transfer program

Enact Holdings, Inc.

Secures approximately $180 million in excess of loss reinsurance coverage from a group of reinsurers

RALEIGH, NC, March 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enact Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACT) (Enact), a leading provider of personal mortgage insurance through its insurance subsidiaries, announced today that its lead legal entity, Enact Mortgage Insurance Corporation, has secured approximately $180 million in supplemental excess of loss (XOL) reinsurance coverage. This credit risk transfer (CRT) transaction covers a portion of current and anticipated new insurance written for fiscal year 2023 (policies written from January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023) and is effective January 1 2023. Reinsurance protection is provided by a panel of reinsurers currently rated “A-” or better by Standard & Poor’s or AM Best Company, Inc., respectively.

“This transaction reflects the continued successful execution of our CRT program, which improves our capital efficiency and our ability to spread and minimize credit risk,” said Rohit Gupta, President and CEO of Enact. “Backed by our strong capital base, we continue to evolve against our growth and risk management strategy, creating value for our shareholders and advancing our goal of helping people achieve their homeownership goals responsibly.”

Since 2015, Enact has executed approximately $4.7 billion in CRT transactions, including approximately $2.9 billion of reinsurance coverage with highly rated reinsurers and approximately $1.8 billion through our Triangle Re mortgage insurance platform .

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About Enact Holdings, Inc.
Enact (Nasdaq: ACT), operating principally through its wholly-owned subsidiary Enact Mortgage Insurance Corporation since 1981, is a leading private mortgage insurer in the United States committed to helping more people achieve their dream of home ownership. Building on a deep understanding of lender business and a proven track record of financial strength, we partner with lenders to bring world-class service, leading underwriting expertise and comprehensive risk and capital management to the mortgage process, helping to give homes to more people and keep them there. By empowering clients and their borrowers, Enact seeks to make a sustainable positive impact on the lives of people in the communities in which it operates. Enact is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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