Hamilton, Bermuda (20th December, 2013) – Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd, (“Catalina”) the long term consolidator in the non-life run-off sector, today announces that, following regulatory approvals received in Bermuda, Switzerland, Ireland, the US and the UK, funds and other entities (the “Apollo Investors”) managed or advised by Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) together with its consolidated subsidiaries (“Apollo”) have completed the acquisition of the shareholdings of the RBS Special Opportunities Fund and Century Capital in Catalina.
The Apollo Investors together with Catalina’s other institutional shareholders, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Quebec and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, have committed a combined $200 million of new equity to support Catalina’s continued growth, as previously announced.
Chris Fagan, Chairman and Chief Executive of Catalina, commented:
“The close of Apollo’s acquisition and the additional $200 million of committed capital positions Catalina well for continued growth. We are seeing a material increase in the number of acquisition and portfolio transfer opportunities and our new capital commitment is well timed to meet them.
“Catalina was very active in 2013. We have made eleven acquisitions since 2005 across Bermuda, Europe and the US and now have total assets in excess of $2 billion.”
About Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd
Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd (“Catalina”) is a long term c