Items Tagged with 'United Guaranty'


  • Done deal: AIG finalizes sale of United Guaranty to Arch Capital Group

    Initial reports placed sale price at $3.4 billion
    American International Group officially closed the sale of its mortgage-guaranty unit United Guaranty to Arch Capital Group on Dec. 31, 2016, the companies announced Tuesday morning. Initial reports of the deal placed the sale price of United Guaranty at approximately $3.4 billion, but the companies did not disclose a final sale price.
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  • Groundbreaker: AIG insures crisis-era United Guaranty mortgage insurance policies

    Risk-transfer deals just jumped to a whole other level
    By its own admission, American International Group is set to break ground in the risk-transfer space. The company announced Monday that it obtained an insurance policy designed to cover any losses the company might suffer on a series of crisis-era mortgages that are currently insured by its mortgage insurance subsidiary, United Guaranty.
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  • AIG plans to take mortgage insurer United Guaranty public

    Activist investors are pushing for company split
    Ceding to pressure from activist investors, American International Group plans to take its mortgage insurer, United Guaranty, public later this year. AIG cites several reasons why the United Guaranty is poised to succeed in the future, including the "improving fundamentals of the housing market," "favorable long-term demographic drivers," and "higher credit quality of new mortgage originations."
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  • From HW Magazine

    The Long Game

    How to succeed in the mortgage business for 50 years or more
    What does it take to innovate and adapt to the boom and bust cycles of our economy over many decades? How have some companies managed to excel for so long? We decided to explore the secret to longevity by interviewing executives at Forsythe Appraisals, MGIC, United Guaranty and TD Service, which have all been in business for 50 years or more.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Mortgage insurance opens up

    The private sector sees sunny skies ahead
    Legacy insurers are headed toward solid ground, with some experiencing their first full year of profitability since the housing crash. New entrants, meanwhile, are raising capital, entering the fray and gaining market share.
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