Heritage to Acquire Narragansett Bay Insurance for $250 million to Create Leading Super Regional Personal Lines Carrier
Clearwater, Fla., August 8, 2017 –
Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG) (“Heritage” or the “Company”), a property and casualty insurance holding company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire NBIC Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Narragansett Bay Insurance Company (“NBIC”), a leading specialty underwriter of personal residential insurance products and services in states along the Eastern seaboard. The purchase price for the acquisition will be $250 million, subject to post-closing adjustments. The acquisition will be financed with $210 million in cash and $40 million of the Company’s common stock. The combined entity will be a leading super regional personal lines carrier, with a presence in 12 states and over $900 million of gross premiums written. The transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings per share and ROE.