Bregal Sagemount and FTV Capital Investment in Neptune Flood

Transaction Overview

On 5/11/2023, Bregal Sagemount and FTV Capital announced they have made a strategic investment in Neptune Flood

Neptune Flood is an AI driven insurance company specializing in providing flood insurance solutions for residential and commercial properties

  • Founded to change the way consumers and businesses think about and buy flood, and now, parametric earthquake insurance
  • Neptune Flood is backed by top-rated insurance carriers, ensuring that their customers receive reliable financial protection in the event of a flood
  • Neptune Flood uses AI-driven technology to make it fast and easy for consumers to buy, and agents to sell, insurance
  • Neptune uses mapping technologies, and aerial remote sensing, to create a sophisticated algorithm to help predict risk, and mitigate future losses

Bregal Sagemount is a leading growth-focused private capital firm with more than $6.5 billion of capital raised

  • The firm provides flexible capital and strategic assistance to market-leading companies in high-growth sectors across a variety of transaction situations
  • Bregal Sagemount has invested in over 70 companies in a variety of sectors, including:
  • Financial services, software, information / data services, digital infrastructure, healthcare IT, and business & consumer services
  • The company was founded in 2012 and has offices in New York, Dallas, and Palo Alto

FTV Capital is a sector-focused growth equity investment firm that has raised $6.2 billion to invest in high-growth companies

  • FTV offers a range of innovative solutions in three sectors: enterprise technology and services, financial services, and payments and transaction processing
  • Founded in 1998, FTV Capital has invested in 137 portfolio companies and has offices in San Francisco, New York, and Connecticut

Howden Tiger Capital Markets & Advisory Role

HTCMA acted as financial advisor to Bregal Sagemount and FTV Capital; key roles and responsibilities included:

  • Conducting commercial due diligence on Neptune’s business and offering in-depth analysis on the Flood insurance market
  • Assisting in a detailed review of Neptune’s capacity providers and providing (re)insurance market insights into the Flood market
  • Evaluating potential risk alternatives for the go-forward business
  • Providing objective advice and acting as a confidant to Sagemount and FTV