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Business Description

Industry: Insurance » Insurance - Diversified
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Alterra Capital Holdings Limited, or Alterra, along with its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a Bermuda-headquartered enterprise which provides diversified specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corporations, public entities and property and casualty insurers. The Company was formed on May 12, 2010 by the amalgamation, of Alterra Holdings Limited, or Alterra Holdings, a direct wholly-owned subsidiary of Max Capital Group Ltd., or Max, and Harbor Point Limited, or Harbor Point. Max was incorporated on July 8, 1999 under the laws of Bermuda. Alterra Capital Holdings Limited was formerly known as Max Capital Group Ltd. The Company operates in five segments: insurance, reinsurance, U.S. specialty, Alterra at Lloyd's and life and annuity reinsurance. The Company's insurance segment offers property and casualty excess of loss capacity from its Bermuda and Dublin offices on specific risks related to individual insureds. Principal lines of business include professional lines, excess liability, aviation and property, primarily for Fortune 1000 companies. The Company's reinsurance segment offers property and casualty quota share and excess of loss reinsurance capacity from its offices in Bermuda, Dublin, London, Bogota and the United States, providing coverage for a portfolio of underlying risks written by the Company's clients. The Company's U.S. specialty segment offers property and casualty insurance coverage from offices in the United States on specific risks related to individual insured's. Principal lines of business include general liability, inland marine, ocean marine, professional liability and property, primarily to small- to medium sized companies. The Company's Alterra at Lloyd's segment provides property and casualty quota share and excess of loss capacity from its offices in London and Copenhagen. The Company also provides reinsurance to clients in Latin America, operating locally in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, using Lloyd's admitted status. This segment comprises the Company's proportionate share of the underwriting results of the Syndicates, and the results of its managing agent, Alterra at Lloyd's. The Syndicates underwrite a diverse portfolio of specialty risks, including accident & health, aviation, financial institutions, international casualty, professional liability and property. The Company's life and annuity reinsurance segment operates out of Bermuda and offers reinsurance products focusing on existing blocks of life and annuity business, which take the form of co-insurance transactions whereby the risks are reinsured on the same basis as the original policies.

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Dividend Yield 1.90
ALTE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. ALTE: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ALTE' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 1.9
Dividend Payout 0.38
ALTE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ALTE: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ALTE' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.38
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.90
ALTE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.54 vs. ALTE: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ALTE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 1.9

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Short Percentage of Float0.00%
Shares Outstanding (Mil)96.07

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