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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 10-Q
 

(Mark One)
x
QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the Quarterly Period Ended September 30, 2018

OR
o
TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the Transition Period from to
Commission File Number: 001-36311
 

NATIONAL GENERAL HOLDINGS CORP.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

Delaware
 
27-1046208
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

59 Maiden Lane, 38th Floor
New York, New York
 
10038
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)
(212) 380-9500
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant: (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes x No o

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files). Yes x No o

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
Large Accelerated Filer x
 
Accelerated Filer o
Non-Accelerated Filer o
 
Smaller Reporting Company o
 
 
Emerging Growth Company o

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. o

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act). Yes o No x

As of October 26, 2018, the number of common shares of the registrant outstanding was 107,132,560.






NATIONAL GENERAL HOLDINGS CORP.

TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
 
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PART I - FINANCIAL INFORMATION


Item 1. Financial Statements


NATIONAL GENERAL HOLDINGS CORP.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(In Thousands, Except Shares and Par Value per Share)
(Unaudited)
 
 
 
 
 
September 30,
 
December 31,
 
2018
 
2017
ASSETS
 
 
 
Investments:
 
 
 
Debt securities, available-for-sale, at fair value (Exchanges - $311,482 and $304,934)
$
3,318,097

 
$
3,139,889

Equity securities, at fair value
40,891

 
50,341

Short-term investments (Exchanges - $8,855 and $22,279)
177,447

 
38,266

Other investments (related parties - $233,179 and $347,548)
327,099

 
421,292

Total investments
3,863,534

 
3,649,788

Cash and cash equivalents (Exchanges - $79 and $5,442)
395,070

 
292,282

Restricted cash and cash equivalents (Exchanges - $184 and $609)
39,860

 
65,202

Accrued investment income (related parties - $1,181 and $2,334)
(Exchanges - $2,309 and $1,805)
22,829

 
22,372

Premiums and other receivables, net (Exchanges - $64,090 and $56,792)
1,461,332

 
1,324,321

Deferred acquisition costs (Exchanges - $19,277 and $20,837)
249,492

 
216,389

Reinsurance recoverable (related parties - $9,075 and $15,688)
(Exchanges - $114,789 and $94,204)
1,527,040

 
1,294,165

Prepaid reinsurance premiums (Exchanges - $141,984 and $100,980)
680,754

 
517,122

Premises and equipment, net (Exchanges - $2,261 and $4,269)
297,980

 
324,049

Intangible assets, net (Exchanges - $3,550 and $3,685)
383,202

 
404,070

Goodwill
183,984

 
174,153

Prepaid and other assets (Exchanges - $8,503 and $2,263)
144,011

 
155,830

Total assets
$
9,249,088

 
$
8,439,743

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

See accompanying notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.
1



NATIONAL GENERAL HOLDINGS CORP.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(In Thousands, Except Shares and Par Value per Share)
(Unaudited)
 
 
 
 
 
September 30,
 
December 31,
 
2018
 
2017
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
 
 
 
Liabilities:
 
 
 
Unpaid loss and loss adjustment expense reserves (Exchanges - $175,945 and $143,353)
$
2,855,135

 
$
2,663,557

Unearned premiums and other revenue (Exchanges - $264,418 and $225,395)
2,331,855

 
2,032,605

Reinsurance payable (Exchanges - $61,232 and $68,275)
655,692

 
398,047

Accounts payable and accrued expenses (related parties - $69,376 and $140,057)
(Exchanges - $4,391 and $8,827)
464,889

 
431,881

Debt
675,263

 
713,710

Other liabilities (Exchanges - $59,544 and $41,582)
223,275

 
246,518

Total liabilities
$
7,206,109

 
$
6,486,318

 
 
 
 
Stockholders’ equity:
 
 
 
Common stock, $0.01 par value - authorized 150,000,000 shares, issued and outstanding 107,132,560 shares - 2018; authorized 150,000,000 shares, issued and outstanding 106,697,648 shares - 2017.
$
1,071

 
$
1,067

Preferred stock, $0.01 par value - authorized 10,000,000 shares, issued and outstanding 2,565,120 shares - 2018; authorized 10,000,000 shares, issued and outstanding 2,565,000 shares - 2017.
Aggregate liquidation preference $450,000 - 2018, $420,000 - 2017.
450,000

 
420,000

Additional paid-in capital
923,124

 
917,751

Accumulated other comprehensive income:
 
 
 
Unrealized foreign currency translation adjustment, net of tax
(15,140
)
 
(7,810
)
Unrealized losses on investments, net of tax
(53,441
)
 
(302
)
Total accumulated other comprehensive income (loss)
(68,581
)
 
(8,112
)
Retained earnings
751,320

 
597,863

Total National General Holdings Corp. Stockholders’ Equity
2,056,934

 
1,928,569

Non-controlling interest
(13,955
)
 
24,856

Total stockholders’ equity
$
2,042,979

 
$
1,953,425

Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity
$
9,249,088

 
$
8,439,743




See accompanying notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.
2



NATONAL GENERAL HOLDINGS CORP.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME
(In Thousands, Except Shares and Per Share Data)
(Unaudited)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Three Months Ended September 30,
 
Nine Months Ended September 30,
 
2018
 
2017
 
2018
 
2017
Revenues:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net earned premium
$
939,527

 
$
864,301

 
$
2,787,971

 
$
2,764,537

Ceding commission income
59,100

 
50,102

 
158,976

 
91,604

Service and fee income
142,690

 
122,526

 
415,313

 
373,644

Net investment income
30,696

 
25,150

 
81,702

 
81,725

Net gain (loss) on investments
(3,170
)
 
47,605

 
(22,756
)
 
44,018

Other income (expense)

 
(3,901
)
 

 
(198
)
Total revenues
1,168,843

 
1,105,783

 
3,421,206

 
3,355,330

Expenses:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loss and loss adjustment expense
657,310

 
639,145

 
1,961,804

 
1,969,156

Acquisition costs and other underwriting expenses
191,470

 
163,585

 
542,040

 
527,100

General and administrative expenses
235,733

 
214,127

 
691,167

 
680,806

Interest expense
12,583

 
11,495

 
38,775

 
34,590

Total expenses
1,097,096

 
1,028,352

 
3,233,786

 
3,211,652

Income before provision for income taxes
71,747

 
77,431

 
187,420

 
143,678

Provision for income taxes
15,518

 
18,475

 
38,261

 
40,751

Net income
56,229

 
58,956

 
149,159

 
102,927

Net (income) loss attributable to non-controlling interest
12,153

 
(1,311
)
 
31,979

 
4,973

Net income attributable to NGHC
68,382

 
57,645

 
181,138

 
107,900

Dividends on preferred stock
(7,875
)
 
(7,875
)
 
(23,625
)
 
(23,625
)
Net income attributable to NGHC common stockholders
$
60,507

 
$
49,770

 
$
157,513

 
$
84,275

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Earnings per common share:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
$
0.56

 
$
0.47

 
$
1.47

 
$
0.79

Diluted
$
0.55

 
$
0.46

 
$
1.44

 
$
0.78

Dividends declared per common share
$
0.04

 
$
0.04

 
$
0.12

 
$
0.12

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Weighted average common shares outstanding:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
107,101,837

 
106,645,601

 
106,944,461

 
106,556,662

Diluted
109,563,392

 
108,520,964

 
109,315,780

 
108,690,139




See accompanying notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.
3



NATIONAL GENERAL HOLDINGS CORP.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME
(In Thousands)
(Unaudited)

 
Three Months Ended September 30,
 
Nine Months Ended September 30,
 
2018
 
2017
 
2018
 
2017
Net income
$
56,229

 
$
58,956

 
$
149,159

 
$
102,927

Other comprehensive income, net of tax:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign currency translation adjustment, net of tax (tax - three months - $(115) and $(650); nine months - $(1,948) and $(1,765))
1,041

 
(1,205
)
 
(7,330
)
 
(3,277
)
Gross gain (loss) on investments, net of tax (tax - three months - $(3,227) and $5,404; nine months - $(19,676) and $21,335)
(13,347
)
 
10,037

 
(74,019
)
 
39,623

Reclassification adjustments for investment gain/loss included in net income:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other (gain) loss on investments, net of tax (tax - three months - $(382) and $(17,082); nine months - $3,725 and $(21,624))
(1,438
)
 
(31,722
)
 
14,012

 
(40,159
)
Other comprehensive loss, net of tax
$
(13,744
)
 
$
(22,890
)
 
$
(67,337
)
 
$
(3,813
)
Comprehensive income
42,485

 
36,066

 
81,822

 
99,114

Comprehensive (income) loss attributable to non-controlling interest
13,014

 
(2,038
)
 
38,811

 
6,570

Comprehensive income attributable to NGHC
$
55,499

 
$
34,028

 
$
120,633

 
$
105,684




See accompanying notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.
4



NATIONAL GENERAL HOLDINGS CORP.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CHANGES IN STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
(In Thousands, Except Shares)
(Unaudited)

 
Nine Months Ended September 30, 2018
 
Common Stock
 
Preferred Stock
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shares
 
$
 
Shares
 
$
 
Additional Paid-in Capital
 
Accumulated Other Comprehensive Loss
 
Retained Earnings
 
Non-controlling Interest
 
Total
Balance January 1, 2018
106,697,648

 
$
1,067

 
2,565,000

 
$
420,000

 
$
917,751

 
$
(8,112
)
 
$
597,863

 
$
24,856

 
$
1,953,425

Cumulative-effect adjustment of change in accounting principles

 

 

 

 

 
36

 
8,794

 

 
8,830

Net income (loss)

 

 

 

 

 

 
181,138

 
(31,979
)
 
149,159

Foreign currency translation adjustment, net of tax

 

 

 

 

 
(7,330
)
 

 

 
(7,330
)
Change in unrealized loss on investments, net of tax

 

 

 

 

 
(53,175
)
 

 
(6,832
)
 
(60,007
)
Issuance of preferred stock

 

 
120

 
30,000

 
(110
)
 

 

 

 
29,890

Common stock dividends

 

 

 

 

 

 
(12,850
)
 

 
(12,850
)
Preferred stock dividends

 

 

 

 

 

 
(23,625
)
 

 
(23,625
)
Common stock issued under employee stock plans and exercises of stock options
557,622

 
4

 

 

 
1,645

 

 

 

 
1,649

Shares withheld related to net share settlement
(122,710
)
 

 

 

 
(2,955
)
 

 

 

 
(2,955
)
Stock-based compensation

 

 

 

 
6,793

 

 

 

 
6,793

Balance September 30, 2018