Radian Announces Closing of $390 Million Mortgage Insurance-Linked Notes Transaction
Radian (News - Alert) Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Radian Guaranty Inc. has obtained $390 million of fully collateralized excess of loss reinsurance coverage from Eagle Re 2020-2 Ltd. (Eagle Re). The excess of loss reinsurance covers eligible mortgage insurance policies written by Radian Guaranty in October 2019 through July 2020, excluding single premium payment policies. Eagle Re is a newly formed Bermuda special purpose insurer and is not a subsidiary or affiliate of Radian Guaranty.
Eagle Re has funded its reinsurance obligations by issuing five classes of mortgage insurance-linked notes (ILNs) with a 10-year maturity and 7-year call option to eligible third-party capital markets investors in an unregistered private offering. The ILNs are non-recourse to Radian Group and its subsidiaries and affiliates.
The ILNs issued by Eagle Re consist of the following five classes:
After closing, investors have the option to exchange their M-2 Notes for proportionate interests in Class M-2A Notes, Class M-2B Notes and Class M-2C Notes (Exchangeable Notes), and the Exchangeable Notes may be exchanged for Class M-2 Notes with the same proportionate interest.
The Notes have been assigned ratings by DBRS, Inc. (DBRS Morningstar) and Moody's respectively of BB (high) (sf) and Baa3 (sf) for Class M-1A; BB (sf) and Ba1 (s) for Class M-1B; BB (low) (sf) and Ba2 (sf) for Class M-1C; B (sf) and Ba3 (sf) for Class M-2 and B (sf) and B1 (sf) for Class B-1.
Additional information about the ILN reinsurance transaction may be found on the Investors section of Radian's website at https://radian.com/who-we-are/for-investors/presentations.
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