Hamilton, Bermuda – Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd (“Catalina”), announces that following receipt of regulatory approvals from both the Connecticut Insurance Department and California Department of Insurance, it has today completed its acquisition of SPARTA Insurance Holdings, Inc. (“Sparta”).
About Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd
Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd (“Catalina”) is a long term consolidator in the non-life insurance/reinsurance run-off sector. Catalina was established in 2005 to focus solely on the acquisition and management of nonlife insurance/reinsurance companies in run-off. Our shareholders are substantial financial institutions including funds managed by Apollo Global Management, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec. Since its foundation, Catalina has invested over $1.25bn acquiring non-life insurance and reinsurance companies and portfolios in run-off, assuming over $2.7bn in liabilities. Catalina has pro forma total assets of US$3.1 billion. Catalina has received approvals from Bermudian, Irish, Swiss, UK (FSA/PRA and Lloyd’s) and various US state insurance regulators for prior acquisitions and reinsurance transactions. We currently maintain offices in Bermuda, Colorado, Connecticut, Dublin, London, New York and Switzerland, with over 100 employees. For further details about Catalina’s acquisitions or its management team please refer to www.catalinare.com.