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illumifin to Acquire LTCG to Expand Third-Party Administration Capabilities

Hoplon Capital | February 28, 2022

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illumifin, a leading insurance third-party administration and software provider, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire LTCG, a leading provider of administrative solutions and clinical services to the long-term care (“LTC”) insurance industry. The transaction is expected to close within the next 60 days.

The strategic acquisition will make illumifin one of the largest insurance third-party administrators in the country with leading capability in underwriting, policy administration, health risk assessments and claims management. By combining illumifin’s third party administration and technology solutions with LTCG’s proprietary long-term care administration platform and claims capabilities, the company will be well positioned to advance digital capabilities across the market and provide end-to-end administration of next generation hybrid long-term care policies in addition to all the other products currently supported.

“The integration of illumifin and LTCG will deliver superior value to customers through our deep insurance knowledge, technology innovation and operational excellence. The combined company will be a true market innovator with unparalleled depth and capabilities to assist insurers as they continue their digital transformations.”

- illumifin’s CEO Phil Ratcliff
 

“Given our 25-year history as the leading partner for long-term care insurers and our deep customer relationships, the integrated company will allow us to build more strategic partnerships with our clients and help them enhance the customer experience for both policyholders and distributors,”

- Peter Goldstein, LTCG’s CEO.
 

illumifin was formed in July 2021 by Abry Partners and Hoplon Capital to be an innovative partner to the insurance industry, delivering visionary technology enabled services and software solutions, to individual and group insurers.


About illumifin
illumifin provides third party administration and technology services to individual and group insurers. The company, launched in 2021, blends insurance industry knowledge, technology leadership and operational execution to prepare insurers for the digital future. illumifin is a diverse, passionate and empowered team of insurance specialists committed to the growth and success of its customers. 

About LTCG
LTCG is a leading provider of administrative solutions and clinical services to the long-term care and life insurance industry, with over two decades of experience in this space. The company addresses all types of customer needs and policy requirements—from application processing and underwriting of new business to claims and administration of open and closed blocks. LTCG’s advanced data analytics, actuarial and risk management capabilities and unmatched industry expertise can help organizations manage their business and develop emerging products such as hybrid life/long term care policies. In addition, LTCG provides clients with unique insight about risk management built upon the industry’s largest database of long-term care underwriting and claims outcomes. 

About Abry Partners
Abry is one of the most experienced and successful sector-focused private equity investment firms in North America. Since its founding in 1989, the firm has completed over $90 billion of leveraged transactions and other private equity or preferred equity placements. Currently, the firm manages over $5 billion of capital across its active funds. 

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Although the covid19 spread and the subsequent lockdown imposed will adversely impact the life insurers business in the short term, but with likely a change in consumer behavior and rise in demand for pure protection products given the uncertaninties, the medium term to long term impact may turn out to be positive for them.
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