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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 10-Q
 
(Mark One)
QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the Quarterly Period Ended June 30, 2019
OR
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
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

10038
(Zip Code)

(212) 380-9500
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

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 $0.01 per share
 
NGHC
 
NASDAQ
7.50% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series A
 
NGHCP
 
NASDAQ
Depositary Shares, Representing 1/40th of a Share of 7.50% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B
 
NGHCO
 
NASDAQ
Depositary Shares, Representing 1/40th of a Share of 7.50% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series C
 
NGHCN
 
NASDAQ
7.625% Subordinated Notes due 2055
 
NGHCZ
 
NASDAQ

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 No

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 No

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
 
Accelerated Filer
 
 
Non-Accelerated Filer
 
Smaller Reporting Company
 
 
 
 
 
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.

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

As of July 25, 2019, the number of common shares of the registrant outstanding was 113,215,632.




NATIONAL GENERAL HOLDINGS CORP.

TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
 
Page
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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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)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
June 30,
 
December 31,
 
2019
 
2018
ASSETS
 
 
 
Investments:
 
 
 
Debt securities, available-for-sale, at fair value (Exchanges - $304,350 and $297,083)
$
4,028,507

 
$
3,561,032

Equity securities, at fair value
4,968

 
10,949

Short-term investments (Exchanges - $17,015 and $17,328)
202,507

 
348,549

Other investments (related parties - $235,141 and $233,723)
303,980

 
306,276

Total investments
4,539,962

 
4,226,806

Cash and cash equivalents
211,597

 
193,858

Restricted cash and cash equivalents (Exchanges - $289 and $200)
32,743

 
39,725

Accrued investment income (related parties - $2,376 and $2,362)
(Exchanges - $1,561 and $1,596)
28,988

 
27,177

Premiums and other receivables, net (Exchanges - $65,053 and $61,327)
1,532,780

 
1,399,812

Deferred acquisition costs (Exchanges - $21,639 and $20,007)
270,384

 
251,408

Reinsurance recoverable (related parties - $5,664 and $7,425)
(Exchanges - $128,899 and $117,068)
1,443,240

 
1,611,738

Prepaid reinsurance premiums (Exchanges - $124,970 and $136,433)
609,370

 
665,674

Premises and equipment, net (Exchanges - $764 and $1,695)
405,767

 
308,004

Intangible assets, net (Exchanges - $3,315 and $3,405)
369,000

 
379,937

Goodwill
183,430

 
180,183

Prepaid and other assets (Exchanges - $60 and $4,581)
39,395

 
154,958

Total assets
$
9,666,656

 
$
9,439,280

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

See accompanying notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.
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NATIONAL GENERAL HOLDINGS CORP.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(In Thousands, Except Shares and Par Value per Share)
(Unaudited)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
June 30,
 
December 31,
 
2019
 
2018
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
 
 
 
Liabilities:
 
 
 
Unpaid loss and loss adjustment expense reserves (Exchanges - $194,297 and $178,470)
$
2,887,240

 
$
2,957,159

Unearned premiums and other revenue (Exchanges - $267,086 and $265,763)
2,366,832

 
2,280,728

Reinsurance payable (Exchanges - $36,733 and $40,393)
591,418

 
656,265

Accounts payable and accrued expenses (related parties - $2,454 and $69,874)
(Exchanges - $4,128 and $7,720)
309,173

 
398,058

Debt
708,657

 
705,795

Other liabilities (Exchanges - $45,411 and $61,640)
342,468

 
240,404

Total liabilities
$
7,205,788

 
$
7,238,409

Commitments and contingencies (Note 10)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stockholders’ equity:
 
 
 
Common stock, $0.01 par value - authorized 150,000,000 shares, issued and outstanding 113,215,632 shares - 2019; authorized 150,000,000 shares, issued and outstanding 112,940,595 shares - 2018.
$
1,132

 
$
1,129

Preferred stock, $0.01 par value - authorized 10,000,000 shares, issued and outstanding 2,565,120 shares - 2019; authorized 10,000,000 shares, issued and outstanding 2,565,120 shares - 2018.
Aggregate liquidation preference $450,000 - 2019, $450,000 - 2018.
450,000

 
450,000

Additional paid-in capital
1,060,379

 
1,057,783

Accumulated other comprehensive income:
 
 
 
Unrealized foreign currency translation adjustment, net of tax
(17,659
)
 
(14,461
)
Unrealized gain (loss) on investments, net of tax
77,569

 
(37,669
)
Total accumulated other comprehensive income (loss)
59,910

 
(52,130
)
Retained earnings
907,841

 
764,056

Total National General Holdings Corp. Stockholders’ Equity
2,479,262

 
2,220,838

Non-controlling interest
(18,394
)
 
(19,967
)
Total stockholders’ equity
$
2,460,868

 
$
2,200,871

Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity
$
9,666,656

 
$
9,439,280




See accompanying notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.
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NATIONAL GENERAL HOLDINGS CORP.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME
(In Thousands, Except Per Share Data)
(Unaudited)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Three Months Ended June 30,
 
Six Months Ended June 30,
 
2019
 
2018
 
2019
 
2018
Revenues:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net earned premium
$
1,030,651

 
$
942,906

 
$
1,994,808

 
$
1,848,444

Ceding commission income
60,192

 
55,408

 
129,726

 
99,876

Service and fee income
148,908

 
130,501

 
314,415

 
272,623

Net investment income
35,131

 
25,995

 
68,576

 
51,006

Net loss on investments
(5,230
)
 
(19,704
)
 
(5,208
)
 
(19,586
)
Total revenues
1,269,652

 
1,135,106

 
2,502,317

 
2,252,363

Expenses:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loss and loss adjustment expense
715,535

 
670,328

 
1,367,344

 
1,304,494

Acquisition costs and other underwriting expenses
194,126

 
181,860

 
406,044

 
350,570

General and administrative expenses
247,767

 
224,429

 
495,861

 
455,434

Interest expense
12,925

 
15,038

 
25,924

 
26,192

Total expenses
1,170,353

 
1,091,655

 
2,295,173

 
2,136,690

Income before provision for income taxes
99,299

 
43,451

 
207,144

 
115,673

Provision for income taxes
22,241

 
6,541

 
44,747

 
22,743

Net income
77,058

 
36,910

 
162,397

 
92,930

Net (income) loss attributable to non-controlling interest
818

 
7,638

 
7,237

 
19,826

Net income attributable to NGHC
77,876

 
44,548

 
169,634

 
112,756

Dividends on preferred stock
(8,925
)
 
(7,875
)
 
(16,800
)
 
(15,750
)
Net income attributable to NGHC common stockholders
$
68,951

 
$
36,673

 
$
152,834

 
$
97,006

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Earnings per common share (“EPS”):
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Basic EPS
$
0.61

 
$
0.34

 
$
1.35

 
$
0.91

Diluted EPS
$
0.60

 
$
0.34

 
$
1.33

 
$
0.89




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 June 30,
 
Six Months Ended June 30,
 
2019
 
2018
 
2019
 
2018
Net income
$
77,058

 
$
36,910

 
$
162,397

 
$
92,930

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other comprehensive income:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign currency translation adjustment
210

 
(9,297
)
 
(4,043
)
 
(10,204
)
Income tax effect
(44
)
 
1,645

 
845

 
1,833

Total foreign currency translation adjustment, net of tax
166

 
(7,652
)
 
(3,198
)
 
(8,371
)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross unrealized gain (loss) on investments before reclassifications
80,187

 
(23,915
)
 
156,972

 
(77,121
)
Income tax effect
(16,839
)
 
5,276

 
(32,964
)
 
16,449

Total change in net unrealized gain (loss) on investments, net of tax
63,348

 
(18,639
)
 
124,008

 
(60,672
)
Reclassification adjustments for investments gain/loss to net income:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net realized (gain) loss on investments
(69
)
 
19,555

 
51

 
19,557

Income tax effect
14

 
(4,107
)
 
(11
)
 
(4,107
)
Total (gain) loss on investments reclassifications to net income, net of tax
(55
)
 
15,448

 
40

 
15,450

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other comprehensive income (loss) before income tax effect
80,328

 
(13,657
)
 
152,980

 
(67,768
)
Income tax effect
(16,869
)
 
2,814

 
(32,130
)
 
14,175

Other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax
63,459

 
(10,843
)
 
120,850

 
(53,593
)
Comprehensive income
140,517

 
26,067

 
283,247

 
39,337

Comprehensive (income) loss attributable to non-controlling interest
(3,312
)
 
8,505

 
(1,573
)
 
25,797

Comprehensive income attributable to NGHC
$
137,205

 
$
34,572

 
$
281,674

 
$
65,134


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)



 
Three Months Ended June 30, 2019
 
Common Stock
 
Preferred Stock
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shares
 
$
 
Shares
 
$
 
Additional Paid-in Capital
 
Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income
 
Retained Earnings
 
Non-controlling Interest
 
Total
Balance, beginning of period
113,137,346

 
$
1,131

 
2,565,120

 
$
450,000