Essent Group Ltd. is a holding company, which, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, offers private mortgage insurance and reinsurance for mortgages secured by residential properties located in the United States. In addition to offering mortgage insurance, it provides contract underwriting services on a limited basis through CUW Solutions, LLC. It provides risk management products to mortgage lenders and investors to support homeownership. It offers private capital to bear mortgage credit risk, enabling lenders and mortgage investors to make mortgage financing available for homeowners. Its products and services include mortgage insurance, which includes private mortgage insurance, primary and pool; contract underwriting and Bermuda-Based insurance and reinsurance. Primary mortgage insurance provides protection on individual loans at specified coverage percentages. Pool insurance provides additional credit enhancement for certain secondary market and other mortgage transactions.