UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  June 15, 2020

 

 

HERITAGE INSURANCE HOLDINGS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware    001-36462    45-5338504

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  

(Commission

File Number)

  

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

2600 McCormick Drive, Suite 300

Clearwater, Florida

   33759
(Address of principal executive offices)    (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (727) 362-7202

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share   HRTG   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 8.01

Other Events.

On June 15, 2020, Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (“Heritage”) issued a press release announcing that it placed its 2020-2021 catastrophe reinsurance program for its statutory insurance subsidiaries, including Heritage Property Casualty Insurance Company, Narragansett Bay Insurance Company, and Zephyr Insurance Company.

Key points of the 2020-2021 catastrophe reinsurance program include:

 

   

Total cost to Heritage of $272.1 million, accounting for 28.4% of March 31, 2020 premiums-in-force, up 6.0% from 26.8% last year.

 

   

First event reinsurance tower exhaustion point of $1.347 billion in the southeast, inclusive of loss retentions and co-participations. Automatic reinstatement of private market layers, some of which are prepaid, resulting in $2.382 billion of total limit in the southeast, inclusive of loss retentions and co-participations.

 

   

First event loss retention in the southeast and Hawaii of $20 million, with additional co-participation above $945.4 million in the southeast. First event loss retention in the northeast of $13.3 million, with additional co-participation above $390 million.

 

   

Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund participation of 90%, consistent with last year.

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)

Exhibits. The following exhibit is being furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K.

 

No.

  

Exhibit

99.1    Press Release dated June 15, 2020.

 

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

HERITAGE INSURANCE HOLDINGS, INC.

Date: June 15, 2020

 

By: 

 

/s/  Bruce Lucas

   

Bruce Lucas

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

 

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EX-99.1

Exhibit 99.1

Heritage Announces 2020-2021 Reinsurance Program

Clearwater, FL – June 15, 2020: Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG) (“Heritage” or the “Company”), a property and casualty insurance holding company, announced today that it placed its 2020-2021 catastrophe reinsurance program for its statutory insurance subsidiaries, including Heritage Property Casualty Insurance Company (HPCIC), Narragansett Bay Insurance Company (NBIC) and Zephyr Insurance Company (ZIC).

2020-2021 catastrophe reinsurance program key points:

 

   

Total cost to Heritage of $272.1 million, accounting for 28.4% of March 31, 2020 premiums-in-force, up 6.0% from 26.8% last year.

 

   

First event reinsurance tower exhaustion point of $1.347 billion in the southeast, inclusive of loss retentions and co-participations. Automatic reinstatement of private market layers, some of which are prepaid, resulting in $2.382 billion of total limit in the southeast, inclusive of loss retentions and co-participations.

 

   

First event loss retention in the southeast and Hawaii of $20 million, with additional co-participation above $945.4 million in the southeast. First event loss retention in the northeast of $13.3 million, with additional co-participation above $390 million.

 

   

Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund participation of 90%, consistent with last year.

Bruce Lucas, Heritage’s Chairman and CEO, said, “We were able to place our 2020-2021 catastrophe reinsurance program on reasonable terms in a challenging renewal year, which is a testament to our multi-state diversification, Florida de-risking, prudent reserving and long-standing relationships with our reinsurance partners. I would like to thank all of our reinsurance partners for their continued support.”

Financial information, including material announcements about Heritage, is routinely posted on investors.heritagepci.com.

About Heritage

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. is a super-regional property and casualty insurance holding company. Through its insurance subsidiaries and a large network of experienced agents, the Company writes over $950 million of gross personal and commercial residential premium across its multi-state footprint.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events and results to differ materially from those discussed herein. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, words such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “could,” “would,” “estimate,” “or “continue” or the other negative variations thereof or comparable terminology are intended to identify forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ from those expressed or implied herein include, the matters described from time to time by us in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 12, 2019. The Company undertakes no obligations to update, change or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, additional or subsequent developments or otherwise.

Investor Contact:

Arash Soleimani, CFA, CPA

Executive Vice President

727.871.0206

asoleimani@heritagepci.com