Mortgage insurer Essent Group prices IPO at $17 a share

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 · Essent Group, a recently formed private mortgage insurance company, raised $335 million by offering 19.7 million shares at $17, above the range of $13.50 to $15.50. Essent Group.

 · The mortgage insurer backed by George Soros, goldman sachs (nyse:gs), and JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) had expected a price range of $13.50-$15.50.. Essent Group prices IPO above expectations at $17 per. Essent Group prices IPO above expectations at $17 per.

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 · The mortgage insurer backed by George Soros, Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), and JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) had expected a price range of $13.50-$15.50.. Essent Group prices IPO above expectations at $17 per.

 · According to Seeking Alpha, mortgage insurer Essent Group (ESNT) backed by George Soros, Goldman Sachs (GS) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) priced its initial public offering above expectations at $17.

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According to Seeking Alpha, mortgage insurer Essent Group (ESNT) backed by George Soros, Goldman Sachs (GS) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) priced its initial public offering above expectations at $17.