GNW Genworth Financial

Tim Owens Vice President, Investor Relations
Tom McInerney President and Chief Executive Officer
Dan Sheehan Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer
Rohit Gupta Chief Executive Officer, Genworth Mortgage Insurance
Ryan Krueger KBW
Joshua Esterov CreditSights
Ryan Gilbert BTIG
Geoffrey Dunn Dowling & Partners
Howard Amster Horizon Group
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Good morning, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to Genworth Financial’s Fourth Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call. My name is Lauren and I will be your coordinator today. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the presentation over to Tim Owens, Vice President of Investor Relations. Mr. Owens, you may proceed.

Tim Owens

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Tom McInerney

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Dan Sheehan

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question Krueger [Operator Instructions] our take KBW. from Ryan with We’ll first

Ryan Krueger

good Hi, morning.

decision? of partial would a As terms the be what in of a the that of some company, you sale full U.S. versus can MI discuss potential of making IPO you considerations weigh key

Tom McInerney

think shareholder on value. think we full the obviously IPO. based is the Ryan, on sale the price a baseline whichever Well, provides best execution what I And the versus long-term that’s is the on

shareholders shares in ability One the of partial tax-free the U.S. future. a the for spin-off that preserves is – of – a IPO general to the core plan the MI

IPO are the sale. an the that that’s partial we full versus So criteria important considering

Ryan Krueger

the of the I sale, might guess, you the us MI separate then, as think that emerge guess, about how that, tax do And full from can you if help it. I you think – any company? to rest about from a did consequences Got

Tom McInerney

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Dan Sheehan

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Ryan Krueger

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Tom McInerney

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Ryan Krueger

Thank you.


We our question with Esterov Joshua will take CreditSights. from next

Joshua Esterov

I Hey, taking appreciate questions. the you good morning folks.

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litigation settlement You’ve debt would be IPO sufficient. liquidity And I partial to a think for. AXA couple plus plan got existing payment, maturities don’t a of the

you to would So that be helpful? approach how on plan any thoughts

Tom McInerney

we think shape in good the are on XXXX. I certainly, Well,

amounts, AXA potential are either or of and the of U.S. XXXX terms cash. GMA from sources of other In dividends they with have are year not until MI other in do and terms from flow due significant next cash We those. there of options

about in our ability of to XXXX $XXX million is of due about So obligations million all And then balance, through then million, I was the $XXX handle XXXX. reasonably about ‘XX. the debt end the think feeling $XXX due the remaining good in and we’re

we at. color a little So wanted on Dan, to we pretty just bit provide good in I shape. are the are looking we of things of some feel

Dan Sheehan

Tom. you, Thank Yes.

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Joshua Esterov

to the if your I one very lot. curious in standpoint. recognize you a mentioned But U.S. MI appreciate remarks, If is had second to important ability could U.S. for from now. and competitive limited squeeze I ratings I concern your translate on that, date, major from to Is that bit. seems helpful. competitive that to more less a about pricing factor heads that Genworth’s been disadvantage are about to win would Any just in Genworth? hasn’t a risk ability at, or be could where on elaborate Thanks you MI it color. your that thoughts business. prepared a It was could in here pricing were the I that like right transfer ratings a speak like

Tom McInerney

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And so forward. is speaker he going a now be going to

of competitors, And to reasonable market a landscape, sense think you versus we’ve we be successful XX%. have him been let I’ll MI MI average range. and think this, around maintaining competitors. we in market the U.S. able So that share. very have competitive But you give on in be been little you’d the X a bit very successful, I team, share should say When Rohit

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So if some we give comments think to it. I you want to Joshua, appreciate

Rohit Gupta

Sure, Tom. Joshua. Thank Good morning, you.

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Joshua Esterov

for everyone time. your you Thank Understood.


BTIG. from question next our take We’ll Ryan Gilbert with Instructions] [Operator

Ryan Gilbert

Thanks, good morning.

First source you’ve all. your anything I transaction? at source reacting question, Tom, for complete learned being just maybe funding is transaction, on the think to call around ability just Oceanwide the market the Oceanwide’s since the regarding – you, guess, commentary there anything to incremental that to January I X funding Oceanwide Because the to not is able potential

your that changed incremental since So January have just might the any view around transaction? information learned you’ve

Tom McInerney

to Hony I I said continues Well, look, my of particularly Oceanwide merger still in the Capital. financing, work effect. with is outside comments, Oceanwide agreement the in financing on China believe the

relationship are landscape are challenges China and I ongoing the and Genworth’s of U.S. in in Oceanwide think of the there that geopolitical out terms the control between

the option conversations shareholders time the all do transaction, But end passed I we’ve time, be think they where could the some still We and to it want still that regular we just Oceanwide. has given have time if the since we best as think think are, transaction. achieved. for is of said year, for with I the

at I’ve them that to can conversations in still senior it we Chairman and it And where are trying that get financing. still be them difficult open we any the focused his based on appear in we’re I on financing financing would So are. with in raise think they for working team, had to very that. does think the help on And the with still we But all. are if the the But the way to place. near-term, are we to with I

the comments I’d are make, Ryan. those So

Ryan Gilbert

would comment in with maybe that for can joint you regarding venture the China, on your capitalize And and of just care how venture? you Oceanwide thank you long-term potential potential anything portion that. Okay, joint

Tom McInerney

X is in great China. will and XXX to a question. today, potential to say, and would by key over pay older. are the XXXX. Oceanwide million consistent XX willing think why was a XXX huge There the that And That’s of XXX million That is I I for double years, been we’ve and Chinese because driver

China in in insurance I market a think long-term market market. care innovate a parties, Genworth, the including really the isn’t well-developed China. strong, is competitive or and government outside health encouraging come There insurance to in in

we And outside on and working on have others been have the so firms, China. Oceanwide consulting beyond the firms advising in we strategy And that. with transaction

of the no a lot China of XX that experience years There China market. So in one know I are LTC in think of opportunities – very the substantial. in isn’t I has

think do I some capital. our experience. – bring venture, We’d perhaps, capital less we a expertise that and So bring but and less would joint in but

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Ryan Gilbert

reductions Okay, one company for reductions? and expense got an million $XX savings. idea have the annualized Do expense cost Last you can you you. split tell holding the me, or it. Thank subsidiary us between

Tom McInerney

little There split. that. Dan bit more I’ll detail to a give a Dan? on you ask was

Dan Sheehan

could the Could question. Sorry, repeat? hear you not I

Tom McInerney

in question, what the was I versus was expense expense company’s million think the overhead? operating $XX reductions Dan, that The of corporate January question. was subsidiary reductions

Dan Sheehan

of breakout. with generally. of some our sales. would going first corporate limited a result across we’ll will sort reduction say, a put numbers expectation that in companies, was of, would I the there widespread numbers And was a quarter. be forth a Those for the amount forward to say inside I significant is have changes don’t I as that a of realign the Life What there reduction

Tom McInerney

last reductions we the of we thing to we of but savings we’ll say I estimate that that. January would And million, specific look at resulted have our Yes. cost think in is that I in $XX continue did, did

U.S. be has right-size remarks, continue we’re the goal including the will as organization on said to we revenues which MI. to do I our to in But it overhead going with need the business align expense depend Obviously, to we continue As generated. my our would base, option forward. for would to that go

Ryan Gilbert

you. thank Okay,


from comes Dunn Partners. & Geoffrey with question next Dowling Our

Geoffrey Dunn

morning. questions impact your the Good on costs the well A sharing XOLs and couple the Thanks. for you. quarter appreciate premium. you ILNs? Could for you as the for of singles elaborate share MI I costs further quarter as

Tom McInerney

those. let I answer Geoff Geoffrey. Good Rohit will – questions,

Rohit Gupta

Geoff. Thanks, Tom. Sure,

we transactions cost market after quarter and being market, as And same competitive reinsurance the perspective, then that we robust as we loss back from a the disclosures, our have cost his February on in of quarter, reinsurance we and the seen ILN that articulate third attractive from at levels. XXXX being in the think same thing we that the the month at see an very the And generally would I not So and the for excess have I mentioned say the pre-COVID outlined I in close pre-COVID executed the was but the continue to cost ILN is levels. October ILN cost us. remarks. that And Dan for that would of look very perspective, ILN basically

Geoffrey Dunn

it the up quarter? Okay. well that you’re Or in And then brought X%. X% fourth reserve with a respect I to that the number is your average strengthening as to higher charge? that comment X% understand as now Are the you up the on average than strengthening, saying the also was

Rohit Gupta


think we what our is than The different have rates I we would about reserve and environment roll here just factors. Geoff, we our we used overall to very are today programs pre-COVID. forbearance have an the unprecedented when are So say forbearance programs in

delinquencies. at choice in based cure would not we the year navigating right was, the did roll we now, the what were base used to familiar in And at navigating forbearance in see We those delinquency programs. the X% did the our earlier we level and forbearance be on Essentially, as rates are are of rates from year. of as than that You forbearance the looked coming of with our we numbers, less made delinquent programs. we through to mentioned, cure rates end Dan year, the of XX% have expected

non-forbearance to So the COVID end all X% our forbearance that increase forbearance number based experience, at and fourth on combined and decided we primarily for rates, came the of quarter. to cumulative delinquencies, roll

Geoffrey Dunn

for I your what year you as into kind the bring guess, the X Right. helped assumption, year? at for exiting beginning of last overall What’s was the higher months? go asking, X% up a the I Are assumption or run am the it specifically, QX, that though? a average rate of the is number we

Rohit Gupta


at and higher delinquencies. non-COVID for as delinquencies end for well. were And quarter X% non-COVID we be So number for we the are non-forbearance X%, delinquencies, COVID because fourth that as news would

Geoffrey Dunn

So your about blended number is X%?

Rohit Gupta


Geoffrey Dunn

thanks. Okay,


final one for Howard Group. with question time have we gentlemen, and from Ladies Horizon Amster

Howard Amster

I answered, think about was million was the Tom, was cost the – $XX come would question savings, from. my where

So, thank you very much.

Tom McInerney

Yes, thanks, Howard.


now over turn and will the closing Ladies I to back gentlemen, call Mr. McInerney for comments.

Tom McInerney

year thanks for our We progress to significant execute call potential once would difficult to plans I’d we their Thanks, streamlined joining further position In our work the also look debt February to the obligations Lauren, in again, paid U.S. XXXX. towards XXXX, just towards you a obligation. like debt meeting in structure, MI thank financial to cost closing, employees, for our and all that our the against value. long-term our strengthen business. maximize made and very to I working and continuing reiterate outstanding forward We of the shareholder including of IPO today. we’ve

As over our in our move your turn updating the for interest a to back very we’ll economic of of performance call with and forward to continue variety And through Genworth. you and look support business. on I’ll scenarios we all be Lauren, for And the thank you. to and you that, much forward pandemic, prepared we progress,


concludes fourth call Financial’s this Genworth quarter for Thank conference the end. gentlemen, will call. At time, you participation. this and Ladies your