Assured Guaranty Ltd. Announces 2.0 Million
Share Repurchase Program
Quarterly Dividend of US$0.045Per Common Share Declared
August 04, 2010 04:13 PM Eastern Daylight Time
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) today announced
that its Board of Directors has authorized a new 2.0 million share repurchase program. This program replaces a prior
program, which was completed in May 2010.
Dominic Frederico, President and Chief Executive Officer of Assured Guaranty Ltd., commented, “This new
program will support our continuing commitment to manage our capital efficiently and to utilize capital where we see
accretive opportunities. We will continue to evaluate our capital options while adhering to our priorities of ratings
improvement, portfolio acquisition, reinsurance recapture, purchasing insured securities and share repurchases.”
Assured Guaranty Ltd. also declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.045 per common share. The dividend is payable
on September 2, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2010.
Assured Guaranty Ltd. is a publicly-traded Bermuda-based holding company. Its operating subsidiaries provide
credit enhancement products to the U.S. and international public finance, infrastructure and structured finance
markets. More information on the Assured Guaranty family of companies can be found at
Assured Guaranty Ltd.
Investors and Analysts:
Sabra Purtill, CFA, Managing Director, Investor Relations. 212-408-6044
Ross Aron, Assistant Vice President, Investor Relations, 212-261-5509
Betsy Castenir, Managing Director, Corporate Communications, 212-339-3424 or 917-940-2462
Ashweeta Durani, Vice President, Corporate Communications, 212-408-6042 or 917-597-2065