HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE: HCI) subsidiary corporation, TypTap Insurance Group, Inc., is pleased to announce that a fund affiliated with Centerbridge Partners, L.P. has invested $100 million in the company. The investment, representing about 11.75% of TypTap, implies a post-money valuation for TypTap of approximately $850 million.

TypTap is an InsurTech company. Its rapidly growing, technology driven insurance operations provide homeowners and flood insurance in Florida. TypTap plans to expand its operations nationwide, having received regulatory approval in 10 additional states with approvals pending in an additional nine states.

In exchange for its investment, Centerbridge received from TypTap preferred shares with liquidation, dividend, redemption, and other rights and received from HCI a four-year warrant to purchase 750,000 HCI common shares at $54.40 per share. The preferred shares automatically convert to common shares upon completion of an initial public offering meeting certain parameters. Terms of the investment also entitle Centerbridge to appoint one director to both the HCI and TypTap boards of directors.

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Source: Street Insider