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Enstar returns to Q3 profit on investment gains

7th November 2019

Bermuda-based re/insurance, run-off and legacy specialist, Enstar Group Limited, has reported consolidated net earnings of $117.7 million for the third quarter of 2019, helped by net realized and unrealized gains of $148.2 million. This represents an increase in net earnings of $133.7 million when compared with the net loss of $16.0 ... Read the full article

Enstar acquires legacy asbestos & environmental liabilities

30th October 2019

Bermuda-based re/insurance, run-off and legacy specialist, Enstar Group Limited, has announced that its Enstar Holdings (US) LLC division has acquired BorgWarner Morse TEC, LLC (Morse TEC) from BorgWarner Inc. This the second time that Enstar has purchased a non-insurance company, following its $91.5 million acquisition of Dana Companies, LLC for ... Read the full article

Enstar completes $500mn reinsurance transaction with Zurich NA

2nd October 2019

Bermuda domiciled re/insurance, run-off and legacy specialist Enstar Group, has announced that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries has completed a transaction to reinsure a book of US asbestos and environmental liability insurance portfolios of Zurich North America. The transaction, which saw Enstar's subsidiary assume gross insurance reserves of roughly $500 million ... Read the full article

Enstar subsidiary to acquire certain run-off portfolios from Munich Re subsidiaries

12th September 2019

A subsidiary of Enstar Group Limited has signed an agreement with subsidiaries of reinsurance giant Munich Re to acquire certain portfolios from their Australian branches of Great Lakes Insurance and HSB Engineering Insurance. An announcement on the deal notes that it primarily consists of long tail insurance business. In the transaction, which ... Read the full article

Enstar’s Q2 net earnings rise significantly year-on-year

7th August 2019

Bermuda-based insurance, reinsurance, run-off and legacy specialist, Enstar Group Limited (Enstar), has reported higher consolidated net earnings of $231.8 million and $590.6 million for the second-quarter and first-half of 2019, respectively. For Q2, Enstar's net earnings increased significantly from the $8.2 million recorded in Q2 2018, while the firm's H1 2019 ... Read the full article

Enstar completes Maiden’s ADC reinsurance deal for AmTrust business

6th August 2019

Enstar Group Limited has now completed the adverse development cover (ADC) reinsurance agreement with Maiden Holdings that covers a quota share arrangement between Maiden Re and AmTrust Financial Services. Enstar's Bermuda operating company Cavello Bay Reinsurance Limited has effected the adverse development cover reinsurance transaction with Maiden Reinsurance Ltd. Maiden ... Read the full article

Enstar adds XL Catlin’s Myron Hendry to Board

14th June 2019

Bermuda based re/insurance, run-off and legacy transaction specialist Enstar Group has announced the appointment of Myron Hendry to its Board as a class II Director, effective July 1. Hendry's appointment was recommended to the Board by Enstar’s Nominating and Governance Committee, which is comprised entirely of independent directors. Hendry most recently served ... Read the full article

Enstar to reinsure $500m US asbestos portfolio for Zurich

17th April 2019

A subsidiary of Bermuda-based re/insurance, run-off and legacy transaction specialist Enstar Group Limited has signed an agreement with a subsidiary of global insurer Zurich that will see it reinsure a book of US asbestos and environmental liability insurance portfolios. Roughly $500 million of gross insurance reserves related to 1986 and prior ... Read the full article

Validus’ Ed Noonan named StarStone Chairman amid leadership reshuffle

9th April 2019

Global specialty insurer StarStone has made a series of leadership changes which includes the appointment of Ed Noonan as Group Chairman. Dick Sanford joins as President of the Group while Chris Rash has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of StarStone International and Deputy Group CEO. Noonan brings over 30 years’ ... Read the full article

Enstar & Maiden agree to new ADC reinsurance deal for AmTrust business

4th March 2019

Enstar Group Limited and Maiden Holdings have entered into a new adverse development cover (ADC) reinsurance agreement that will replace the previous loss portfolio transfer (LPT) deal relating to Maiden Re’s quota share of AmTrust Financial Services. The arrangement will see an Enstar subsidiary cover Maiden Re’s quota share reinsurance contracts ... Read the full article

Enstar completes four reinsurance-to-close deals with AmTrust Syndicates

15th February 2019

Enstar Group Limited has announced that its Lloyd's of London managing agency, Syndicate 2008, has completed four reinsurance-to-close transactions for the 2016 and prior years of accounts of Syndicates 1206, 1861, 2526, and 5820, which are managed by AmTrust Syndicates Limited. According to an announcement, these transactions were completed on February ... Read the full article

Enstar completes purchase of Maiden Re North America

28th December 2018

Bermuda based re/insurance, run-off and legacy transaction specialist Enstar Group Limited has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Maiden Re North America from a subsidiary of Maiden Holdings. The net consideration paid in the transactions was $272.4 million, which represents the adjusted purchase price less the ceding commission. Domiciled in ... Read the full article

Enhanzed Re reinsurer launched by Enstar, Allianz & Hillhouse Capital

12th December 2018

Enhanzed Reinsurance Ltd. (Enhanzed Re) is a new joint-venture life and P&C reinsurer that is being launched by a partnership formed by Enstar, Allianz and investor Hillhouse Capital. Bermuda-based insurance, reinsurance and run-off specialist Enstar Group has invested in newly established Bermuda-based Class 4 and Class E reinsurer Enhanzed Reinsurance Ltd. ... Read the full article

Enstar closes $200mn investment in AmTrust go-private deal

7th December 2018

Bermuda-based insurance, reinsurance and run-off specialist Enstar has closed a $200 million investment in Evergreen Parent L.P., which acquired 100% of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. in a go-private deal last week. Enstar said that it now collectively owns around 7.4% of the capital units of Evergreen, which is an entity ... Read the full article

Enstar and Maiden agree to $2.7bn loss portfolio transfer

12th November 2018

Bermuda-based re/insurance, run-off and legacy transaction specialist Enstar Group Limited has signed an agreement that will see a subsidiary assume loss reserves of approximately $2.675 billion associated with Maiden Re’s quota share reinsurance contracts with AmTrust Financial Services and its subsidiaries. The retrocession will apply to losses arising and/or claims made ... Read the full article

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