Capital Z Partners Sells Equity Stake in Hamilton Insurance Group

Transaction Overview

Capital Z Partners (“Capital Z”) has sold its equity stake in Hamilton Insurance Group (“Hamilton”)

  • Terms of the transaction and acquirors were undisclosed

Capital Z is a global private equity firm focused exclusively on the financial services industry

  • Since inception, Capital Z has invested approximately $2.8bn in over 40 transactions worldwide
  • Invests across the full spectrum of the financial services industry, with prior insurance investments including:
    • Argo Group, Catlin Group, Endurance Specialty, Lancashire Holdings, Permanent General, and Tarquin
  • Capital Z has been invested in Hamilton and its predecessor entities since July 2012

Hamilton is a Bermuda-based, data-driven global (re)insurance platform

  • Operating entities include Hamilton Re, Ltd. and a Lloyd’s Managing Agency for Syndicate 3334
  • Leverages advanced technology and analytics to drive returns on both sides of the balance sheet
  • Recently announced acquisition of Pembroke Managing Agency and certain affiliates
    • Brings Hamilton total projected premium to ~$1bn
    • Scheduled to close in the second half of 2019

TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory Role

TCMA acted as exclusive private placement agent to Capital Z Partners

  • Assisted in the preparation of financial packages and presentations for potential investors
  • Made initial contact with and led discussions with a range of potential investors

The private placement marks the 4th successful TCMA transaction involving Hamilton

  • Sole Structuring and Placement Agent in Turing Re, Ltd. 2017-1 Class A Preference Shares
  • Exclusive Financial Advisor in the acquisition of Pembroke Managing Agency and Ironshore Europe DAC
  • Sole Structuring and Placement Agent in Turing Re, Ltd. 2019-1 Class A Preference Shares