Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are an established and growing private mortgage insurance company. We
were formed to serve the U.S. housing finance industry at a time when the
demands of the financial crisis and a rapidly changing business environment
created the need for a new, privately funded mortgage insurance company. Since
writing our first policy in May 2010, we have grown to an estimated 12.1% market
share based on new insurance written, or NIW, excluding NIW under the Home
Affordable Refinance Program, or HARP, for the year ended December 31, 2013, up
from 8.6% and 4.5% for the years ended December 31, 2012 and 2011, respectively.
We believe that our growth has been driven largely by the unique opportunity we
offer lenders to partner with a well-capitalized mortgage insurer, unencumbered
by legacy business, that provides fair and transparent claims payment practices,
and consistency and speed of service.
Private mortgage insurance plays a critical role in the U.S. ... More ...