FG Financial Group Sees Reinsurance Premium Growth Because It Is constantly on the Expand Its Reinsurance Business Completes 4th IPO on Its SPAC Platform
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–FG Financial Group, Corporation. (Nasdaq: FGF) (the “Company”), a reinsurance and asset management holding company centered on opportunistic collateralized and loss capped reinsurance, while allocating capital together with Fundamental Global®, a personal partnership centered on lengthy-term proper holdings brought by Kyle Cerminara and Joe Moglia – and every so often other proper investors, to SPAC and SPAC sponsor-related companies, today announced recent results for the 2nd quarter and 6 several weeks ended June 30, 2022.
FG Financial Group Chief executive officer Ray Swets, Junior. commented, “In the 2nd quarter, we ongoing to complete our technique to grow lengthy-term intrinsic value via a proper concentrate on our SPAC and reinsurance companies. The reinsurance marketplace is the most powerful we view in lots of years, presenting many possibilities to create attractive niche contracts. Since launching our reinsurance business we’ve joined six contracts, with three added this quarter driving significant reinsurance premium growth. We keep growing our FG SPAC platform and closed a $115 million IPO for FG Acquisition Corp. (TSX: FGAA.U) in April. Our SPAC business has completed two de-SPACs with OppFi and Hagerty, and presently has two funded SPACs evaluating acquisition possibilities. Basically we recorded a non-cash unrealized loss from investments within the first half of the season mainly because of valuation discounts related to SPAC investments at pre-merger stage, we remain very positive concerning the lengthy-term growth chance during these companies.”
FG Financial Group Chairman Kyle Cerminara added, “We still see uneven risk/reward possibilities across our markets, and turn into centered on with patience allocating capital they are driving lengthy-term shareholder value.”
Select 2022 Second Quarter and 6 Several weeks Financial Results and Highlights
FG Financial Group’s 2022 second quarter and 6-month financial results incorporated:
- Net reinsurance premiums earned elevated to $3. million for that three several weeks ended June 30, 2022 from $.9 million within the second quarter of this past year. Internet reinsurance premiums for that six several weeks ended June 30th, 2022 elevated to $5.4 million from $1.a million for that six several weeks ended June 30th, 2021.
- Net investment loss for that second quarter was $3.seven million when compared with internet investment earnings of $2.two million within the prior year period.
- The Organization compensated the 8% Series A Frequent Share dividend of $.45 million, addressing their 17th consecutive quarter of having to pay the entire dividend due around the 8% Series A Frequent Shares since their issuance in Feb 2018.
- General and administrative expense was $2.3 million and $4. million for that three and 6-several weeks ended June 30th, 2022, correspondingly, when compared with $1.seven million and $3.seven million for the similar periods within the prior year, correspondingly. The rise was mainly because of salaries and wages associated with headcount increases and charges associated with new reinsurance contracts as the organization expands its SPAC platform and reinsurance companies.
Net loss due to common shareholders for that second quarter elevated to $5.9 million, or $(.87) per fully diluted share, over a lack of $.seven million, or $(.13) per fully diluted share for that second quarter of 2021. Internet loss due to common shareholders for that six-month period ended June 30, 2022, was $10.two million, or $(1.55) per fully diluted share, when compared with a loss of revenue of $1. million, or $(.20) per fully diluted share, for six-month period ended June 30, 2021.
Balance Sheet Highlights
By June 30, 2022, FG Financial Group’s key balance sheet products incorporated:
- Cash and funds equivalents of $12.8 million.
- Investment holdings totaling $10.9 million, including directly or not directly held investments in Oppfi, Hagerty, two new holdings underneath the Company’s SPAC Platform, FG Merger Corp. and FG Acquisition Corp., along with other investments.
- Total shareholders’ equity of $27.seven million.
FG Financial Group, Corporation.
FG Financial Group, Corporation. is really a reinsurance and asset management holding company operated by Ray Swets, Junior. and chaired by Kyle Cerminara that is centered on opportunistic collateralized and loss capped reinsurance, while allocating capital together with Fundamental Global®, a personal partnership centered on lengthy-term proper holdings brought by Kyle Cerminara and Joe Moglia – and every so often other proper investors, to SPAC and SPAC sponsor-related companies. Their principal business operations are conducted through its subsidiaries and affiliates.
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