ESSENT GROUP LTD. (NYSE:ESNT) Files An 8-K Other Events

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ESSENT GROUP LTD. (NYSE:ESNT) Files An 8-K Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events

Certain exhibits are filed herewith in connection with the Prospectus Supplement dated August 7, 2017 to the Prospectus dated February 27, 2015, forming part of the Registration Statement on FormS-3 (File No.333-202386) filed by Essent Group Ltd. (the “Company”) with the Securities and Exchange Commission covering the offering and sale by the Company of 5,000,000 common shares (the “Shares”) of the Company, par value $0.015 per share (the “Common Shares”).

On August 7, 2017, the Company entered into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with Barclays Capital Inc. (the “Underwriter”) in connection with the offering and sale by the Company of the Shares at a public offering price of $39.90 per share, less an underwriting discount of $0.20 per share, for aggregate proceeds to the Company before expenses of $198.5 million. In addition, the Underwriter was granted an option to the Underwriting Agreement to purchase an additional 750,000 Common Shares from the Company.

The Underwriting Agreement and opinion of counsel are filed as exhibits hereto.

Section9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit

No.

Description

1.1

Underwriting Agreement, dated August 7, 2017, by and between the Company and Barclays Capital Inc.

5.1

Opinion of Conyers Dill & Pearman Limited


Essent Group Ltd. Exhibit
EX-1.1 2 a2017offering-underwriting.htm UNDERWRITING AGREEMENT Exhibit EXHIBIT 1.1Execution VersionEssent Group Ltd.Common Shares,…
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About ESSENT GROUP LTD. (NYSE:ESNT)

Essent Group Ltd. is a private mortgage insurance company. The Company is engaged in serving the United States housing finance industry. It offers private mortgage insurance and reinsurance for mortgages secured by residential properties located in the United States. The primary mortgage insurance operations are conducted through Essent Guaranty, Inc. (Essent Guaranty), a subsidiary of the company, which maintains operations centers and operates additional underwriting and service centers in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Irvine, California. Essent Guaranty is a mortgage insurer and is licensed to write mortgage insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Company offers primary and pool private mortgage insurance. Primary mortgage insurance provides protection on individual loans at specified coverage percentages. Pool insurance is used to provide additional credit for certain secondary market and other mortgage transactions.

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