Positive Physicians completes conversion to stock company
Insurance Capital Group leads investment in conjunction with IPO
BERWYN, PA, April 11, 2019 – Positive Physicians Insurance Exchange (“PPIX”), Physicians’ Insurance Program Exchange (“PIPE”) and Professional Casualty Association (“PCA”) have completed their conversions from reciprocal insurance exchanges to stock insurance companies and have combined into one insurer called Positive Physicians Insurance Company (“Positive”).
As part of the completion of these conversions, Positive Physician Holdings, Inc. (“PPHI”) completed a sale of 3,615,500 shares of its common stock at $10.00 per share in a stock offering to policyholders, directors, officers and employees of PPIX, PIPE and PCA and its affiliates, a strategic investor, and Insurance Capital Group, LLC (“ICG”), which served as the standby purchaser. A portion of the proceeds was used to purchase all the common stock of Positive and Positive is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of PPHI. The common stock of PPHI commenced trading April 1, 2019 on the Nasdaq Capital Market as (NASDAQ: PPHI).
Lewis Sharps, M.D., who founded PPIX in 2002, and now serves as President and CEO of PPHI said, “Completing the conversions and capital raise were strategic and important milestones for the company. The additional capital raised strengthens our balance sheet and provides us with the ability to grow and continue to serve our policyholders.”
Gross proceeds of the offering are $36.2 million. Net proceeds to PPHI after payment of transaction expenses are approximately $33.5 million.
Individual doctors or groups interested in learning more about the insurance coverages offered by Positive should email us at email@example.com.
Griffin Financial Group, LLC acted as sole placement agent for the offering. Stevens and Lee acted as counsel for Positive Physicians.
About Positive Physicians Holdings
PPHI, through its subsidiary Positive, offers medical professional liability insurance in seven states; PA, NJ, DE, OH, MD, MI, and SC; to over 3,600 medical professionals and facilities. PPHI is headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania.
ICG is an opportunistic holding company which acquires and makes investments in insurance companies in targeted sectors with a focus on sponsored demutualizations and other complex conversion transactions. ICG’s objective is to create long term shareholder value as measured by growth in tangible book value through the ownership and oversight of our insurance company investments. www.insurancecap.com
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Source: Positive Physicians Holdings Inc.