HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enstar Group Limited (NASDAQ: ESGR) announced today that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries has signed a Loss Portfolio Transfer (“LPT”) agreement with RACQ Insurance Limited (“RACQ”) to reinsure 80% of RACQ’s motor vehicle Compulsory Third Party (“CTP”) insurance liabilities, covering accident years 2021 and prior.
Under the reinsurance, which is effective as of July 1, 2022, RACQ will cede net reserves of approximately AUD$360 million, and Enstar’s subsidiary will provide approximately AUD$200 million of cover in excess of the ceded reserves. The transaction will complete upon receipt of regulatory approvals and satisfaction of various other closing conditions.
Dominic Silvester, Enstar’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “This transaction with RACQ, one of the largest auto insurers in Queensland, is well aligned with our core competencies and further demonstrates Enstar’s expertise in providing reinsurance solutions for our partners. Australia is an important jurisdiction and very much part of our focus as we look to deliver long-term value to our clients worldwide.”
Enstar is a NASDAQ-listed leading global insurance group that offers innovative capital release solutions through its network of group companies in Bermuda, the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Australia, and other international locations. A market leader in completing legacy acquisitions, Enstar has acquired 115 companies and portfolios since its formation in 2001. For further information about Enstar, see www.enstargroup.com.
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