Assured Guaranty Ltd. Declares $0.10 per Share Quarterly Dividend and Restores Share Repurchase Authorization to $200 Million

Category:

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 4:05 pm EDT

Dateline:

HAMILTON, Bermuda

Public Company Information:

NYSE:
AGO

HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (the Company) (NYSE:AGO) today authorized an additional $115 million of repurchases of the Company’s common shares, restoring its current repurchase authorization to approximately $200 million. Since announcing a $200 million share repurchase program on January 18, 2013, the Company has repurchased shares and today’s action effectively restores that authorization to substantially the full amount.

The Company also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per common share. The dividend is payable on June 5, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 22, 2013.

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 Assured Guaranty and its subsidiaries can be found at assuredguaranty.com.

Contact:

Assured Guaranty Ltd.
Investor Relations:
Robert Tucker, 212-339-0861
Managing Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
rtucker@assuredguaranty.com
or
Michael Walker, 212-261-5575
Managing Director, Fixed Income Investor Relations
mwalker@assuredguaranty.com
or
Ross Aron, 212-261-5509
Vice President, Equity Investor Relations
raron@assuredguaranty.com
or
Media:
Ashweeta Durani, 212-408-6042
Vice President, Corporate Communications
adurani@assuredguaranty.com