Editors' picks for the week include a report on insurers' concerns related to the possible elimination of cost-sharing payments and an article on the NAIC, which is set to vote on lender-placed insurance data collection in its upcoming meeting.
A resurgence of mortgage REIT capital raising
Mortgage REITs raised more than $2 billion in common and preferred equity during July, putting the third quarter on pace to rank as the most active period for underwritten offerings for the sector in more than four years.
Insurers brace for possible absence of critical cost-sharing payments
Following threats that President Donald Trump may withhold critical cost-sharing reduction subsidies, insurers, states and Congress are weighing contingency plans to offset major losses that could ensue if the administration follows through.
Minority stake sales prop up investment management dealmaking activity
The number of asset and wealth management M&A deals fell in the second quarter, but companies in the space still found demand from suitors wanting to make minority investments.
NAIC eyes adopting plan to track lender-placed insurance
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners will vote on lender-placed insurance data collection.
New State Farm venture responds to regulator's questions on auto program
The initial filings for HiRoad Assurance Co., a new State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. subsidiary, remain subject to regulatory review on the date the company originally proposed for their effectiveness.