SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) — November 20, 2014
ASSURED GUARANTY LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
Assured Guaranty Ltd.
30 Woodbourne Avenue
Hamilton HM 08 Bermuda
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (441) 279-5700
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On November 20, 2014, Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. submitted his resignation from the Board of Directors of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (“Assured Guaranty”) effective immediately. Mr. Ross’s decision to resign does not involve any disagreement with Assured Guaranty.
On November 21, 2014, WL Ross and Co. LLC issued a press release announcing that Mr. Ross has been elected Vice Chairman of Bank of Cyprus and, due to rules limiting directorships of bank officers, would be resigning from the boards of directors of several companies, including that of Assured Guaranty.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
ASSURED GUARANTY LTD.
/s/ James M. Michener
Name: James M. Michener
Title: General Counsel
DATE: November 21, 2014