Essent Group Ltd. Celebrates Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange

  Essent Group Ltd. Celebrates Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock
  Exchange

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- October 31, 2013

Essent Group Ltd. (“Essent Group” or “the Company”), opened for trading today
on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “ESNT” after its
initial public offering. KCG Holdings, Inc. is the Designated Market Maker for
the Company’s stock.

Essent Group Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark A. Casale in the center
of the trading crowd a ...

Essent Group Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark A. Casale in the center
of the trading crowd as the Company's stock opens for trading on the NYSE.
(Source: NYSE Euronext)

Essent Group Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark A. Casale, joined by
members of the Essent Group leadership team, celebrated the company’s first
day of trading by visiting the New York Stock Exchange floor to witness the
stock opening.

“We are pleased to list on the New York Stock Exchange,” said Casale. “As we
begin life as a public company, we see the exchange as an ideal partner for
our investor base.”

"We welcome Essent Group to the NYSE’s community of listed companies," said
Scott Cutler, Executive Vice President, Head of Global Listings, NYSE
Euronext. “We congratulate Essent Group on the successful completion of its
IPO and look forward to a lasting partnership with the company and its
shareholders.”

About Essent Guaranty (NYSE: ESNT)

The Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Essent Guaranty, Inc. (“Essent”),
offers private mortgage insurance for single-family mortgage loans in the
United States. The Company, a Bermuda limited liability company, was organized
in 2008. Essent began writing business in May of 2010.

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