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Genworth Financial Postpones Planned IPO of Enact | 2021-05-13 | Press Releases

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RICHMOND, Va. , May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) (Genworth) today announced that it has postponed the previously announced initial public offering (IPO) of its subsidiary, Enact Holdings, Inc. (Enact).

“In light of the recent significant trading volatility in the mortgage insurance (MI) sector, Genworth’s Board of Directors determined that current market pricing for the planned offering does not accurately reflect Enact’s value. Therefore, we have decided to postpone the IPO and will continue to evaluate our options as market conditions develop,” said Tom McInerney , Genworth President and CEO. “Our primary objective has been and will continue to be protecting the value of Enact. We maintain our positive long-term outlook for the MI sector, given strong trends in the U.S. housing market and expected tailwinds as the economy recovers from COVID-19.”

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