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August 30, 2018

Sirius names PE backers as it tweaks Easterly deal

By Laura Sanicola    Sirius International Insurance Group and Easterly Acquisition Group have detailed an expected private placement that will raise at least $213mn. The deal partners announced the arrival of Gallatin Point Capital, Carlyle, Centerbridge and Bain Capital Credit…

March 9, 2018

Centerbridge Consortium Completes Canopius Deal

A private equity consortium led by Centerbridge Partners has completed its acquisition of Canopius, meaning the Lloyd’s insurer has returned to being a standalone business following a period under Sompo Japan’s ownership. Canopius, which wrote premium income of more than…

March 9, 2018

Canopius completes $952mn Sompo buyout

By Bernard Goyder   Canopius has completed its private equity-backed $952mn buyout from Japan's Sompo Holdings. The London carrier said the deal, which was struck in September, has now passed all regulatory hurdles. The buyout puts Canopius in the hands…

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