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RenaissanceRe Holdings Acquires AIG´s Treaty Reinsurance Business for USD 2.985bn
Thursday 25 May 2023

Bermuda-domiciled reinsurance and insurance provider RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) has agreed to acquire the treaty reinsurance business of New York-based finance and insurance corporation, American International Group, Inc. (AIG), including Validus Reinsurance Ltd. and its consolidated subsidiaries, AlphaCat Managers Ltd. and its managed funds, and all renewal rights to the Assumed Reinsurance Treaty Unit of Talbot, for USD 2.985bn, the company said.

AIG has committed to deliver at closing USD 2.1bn in unlevered shareholder's equity to RenaissanceRe with any excess to be retained by AIG.

RenaissanceRe will pay approximately USD 2.985bn in total consideration, including USD 2.735 bn of cash and USD 250m of RenaissanceRe common shares.

The cash consideration is expected to be funded through RenaissanceRe available funds and proceeds from the issuance of common equity and debt.

As part of the transaction, AIG will retain 95% of the development on net reserves at closing. In addition, following the closing of the transaction, AIG expects to make substantial investments in RenaissanceRe's Capital Partners business.

Sidley Austin LLP and Morgan Stanley acted as legal counsel and financial advisor, respectively, for RenaissanceRe.

RenaissanceRe provides property, casualty and speciality reinsurance and certain insurance solutions to customers, principally through intermediaries.
Date Published: 25/05/2023