TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE: HCI), a holding company with operations in homeowners insurance, information technology services, real estate, and reinsurance, announced today that its subsidiary, TypTap Insurance Company, has received approval by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation to assume up to 25,000 policies from Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Florida’s state-backed insurance company. The assumption would be under Florida’s legislatively mandated depopulation program, which is designed to encourage private companies to assume policies from Citizens.
“TypTap has leveraged internally developed technology enabling it to grow organically in Florida. With the operating environment improving in Florida, we see an opportunity to supplement TypTap’s existing business through the Citizens depopulation program,” said Paresh Patel, HCI’s chairman and chief executive officer.
The number of policies to be assumed from Citizens is expected to be finalized in December. Citizens policyholders are entitled to reject the assumption in some cases or move their business to another company.
About HCI Group, Inc.
HCI Group, Inc. owns subsidiaries engaged in diverse, yet complementary business activities, including homeowners insurance, information technology services, insurance management, real estate, and reinsurance. HCI’s leading insurance operation, TypTap Insurance Company, is a technology-driven homeowners insurance company. TypTap’s operations are powered in large part by insurance-related information technology developed by HCI’s software subsidiary, Exzeo USA, Inc. HCI’s largest subsidiary, Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Inc., provides homeowners insurance primarily in Florida. HCI’s real estate subsidiary, Greenleaf Capital, LLC, owns and operates multiple properties in Florida, including office buildings, retail centers and marinas.
The company’s common shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “HCI” and are included in the Russell 2000 and S&P SmallCap 600 Index. HCI Group, Inc. regularly publishes financial and other information in the Investor Information section of the company’s website. For more information about HCI Group and its subsidiaries, visit www.hcigroup.com.
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