RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enact Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACT) (Enact), a leading provider of private mortgage insurance through its insurance subsidiaries, today announced that S&P Global Ratings (“S&P”) upgraded the long-term financial strength and issuer credit ratings for its flagship insurance subsidiary, Enact Mortgage Insurance Corporation, to BBB+ from BBB. S&P also announced they raised the long-term issuer credit rating on Enact Holdings Inc. to ‘BB+’ from ‘BB’. The outlook for the ratings is stable.
“These upgrades reflect S&P’s recognition of Enact's enhanced market position and performance, and underscore how the continued execution of our cycle-tested strategy has further enhanced the strength of our balance sheet and financial flexibility,” said Rohit Gupta, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to continuing to serve our lender partners across the U.S. and creating long-term value for our stakeholders.”
Additional information regarding the rating changes can be found in the full reports issued by S&P this week.
About Enact Holdings, Inc.
Enact (Nasdaq: ACT), operating principally through its wholly-owned subsidiary Enact Mortgage Insurance Corporation since 1981, is a leading U.S. private mortgage insurance provider committed to helping more people achieve the dream of homeownership. Building on a deep understanding of lenders' businesses and a legacy of financial strength, we partner with lenders to bring best-in class service, leading underwriting expertise, and extensive risk and capital management to the mortgage process, helping to put more people in homes and keep them there. By empowering customers and their borrowers, Enact seeks to positively impact the lives of those in the communities in which it serves in a sustainable way. Enact is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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