American Capital Assurance Corporation ("AmCap") was found to be insolvent and placed into liquidation by a Florida court on April 14, 2021. The CONSENT ORDER APPOINTING THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AS RECEIVER OF AMERICAN CAPITAL ASSURANCE CORP. FOR PURPOSES OF LIQUIDATION, INJUNCTION, AND NOTICE OF AUTOMATIC STAY may be viewed here. The liquidation order triggered TPCIGA's statutory obligations to Texas policyholders and claimants under TEX. INS. CODE chapter 462, known as the Guaranty Act. The liquidation will be administered by the Rehabilitation and Liquidation Division of the Florida Department of Financial Services.

The liquidation order permanently enjoins all persons, including policyholders and creditors, from instituting or further prosecuting any action against AmCap except within the liquidation proceedings. In addition, the Texas Guaranty Act imposes an automatic six-month stay of proceedings in any case in which AmCap was obligated to defend a party, effective until October 14, 2021.


The liquidation order cancels all in-force AmCap insurance policies as soon as they expire or are replaced, but in no event later than 12:01 a.m. on May 14, 2021, the thirtieth day following the effective date of the Order. Please contact your insurance agent or financial adviser immediately about securing other insurance.

Flood policies administered by AmCap but issued under Federal law are not cancelled by the Liquidation Order. Those policies will be transferred to a new policy administrator.


Continue to report new claims to AmCap at (833) 652-5246.

TPCIGA is working with the Florida receiver to arrange for transfer of the Texas claims to TPCIGA for handling. Policyholders and claimants are requested to forgo contacting TPCIGA on non-hardship matters for four weeks to allow sufficient time for the file transfer and initial review. TPCIGA will be unable to discuss the status of pending claims until the files have been transferred.  

If you have insurance available through any carrier other than AmCap, that insurance is now primary, and you should contact your carrier to make a claim. All forms of other available insurance must be exhausted before TPCIGA can consider payment of your claim.  


Litigation against AmCap is permanently enjoined by the liquidation order. Any pending lawsuit in which AmCap is obligated to defend a party is automatically stayed for a period of six months from the date of the liquidation order, or until October 14, 2021, pursuant to TEX. INS. CODE §462.309. The statute of limitations is not tolled by the automatic stay.


TPCIGA is not bound by a settlement or release entered into by AmCap or its insureds, and such a settlement is not evidence of liability or damages against TPCIGA or an insured.  TEX. INS. CODE §462.303. TPCIGA is obligated to review all claims to determine the extent to which they may be payable under the Guaranty Act.


Claims for unearned premium will be processed as soon as possible after TPCIGA receives all necessary financial information from the receiver. It is not necessary to file a claim with TPCIGA for your unearned premium.


You may email the Florida receiver at, call (800) 882-3054 or (852) 413-3081, or visit its website at

Information as of 05/05/2021

American Capital Assurance Corporation


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