F&S Ventures Sold its Minority Stake in Insight to IAT Insurance

Transaction Overview

F&S Ventures sold its 47% stake in Insight Catastrophe Group (ICG) to IAT Insurance

  • Transaction announced and closed on January 5th, 2016
  • IAT and ICG further solidified long-standing business relationship with this strategic transaction
  • Terms of the transaction were undisclosed

Insight Catastrophe Group (ICG) is an MGU, insurance portfolio advisor and software provider

  • SageSure Insurance Managers is one of the largest residential property MGUs in the US with over $140 million of premium inforce
  • Insight Catastrophe Managers provides insurance portfolio advisory and software solutions
  • ICG leverages proprietary technology across its platform to enable superior client results
  • Led by Chairman & CEO Andrew DiLoreto and President & COO Terrence McLean

F&S Ventures is a private insurance-focused holding company

  • Founded by insurance industry veterans Rod Fox and Jim Stanard

IAT is a global diversified (re)insurer with over $1 billion in annual written premium

  • Offers a broad range of both personal and commercial lines P&C products
  • Writes business through eight operating companies, all rated A- by A.M. Best
  • The company is led by CEO William Cunningham

ICG’s executive management will maintain majority ownership and independence

TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory Role

TCMA acted as financial advisor to F&S Ventures

  • Provided a thorough review of F&S strategic alternatives related to its minority stake in ICG
  • Provided initial & ongoing valuation analysis
  • Offered key insight around key transaction terms & conditions
  • Assisted in transaction negotiations