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Assured Guaranty Ltd.

30 Woodbourne Avenue
Hamilton HM 08
Bermuda
441-279-5700
http://www.assuredguaranty.com

SectorFinancial
IndustrySurety & Title Insurance
Full Time Employees300

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Dominic John FredericoDeputy Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres7.64M900k64
Mr. Robert Adam BailensonChief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Managing Director3.04M81.6k51
Mr. James Michael Michener Esq.Gen. Counsel and Sec.3.44M255k64
Mr. Russell Brown Brewer IIChief Surveillance Officer2.44MN/A60
Mr. Bruce Elliot SternExec. Officer of Gov. & Corp. Affairs1.91MN/A63
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Assured Guaranty Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides credit protection products to public finance, infrastructure, and structured finance markets in the United States and internationally. It offers financial guaranty insurance that protects holders of debt instruments and other monetary obligations from defaults in scheduled payments. The company insures various debt obligations, including bonds issued by the United States state or municipal governmental authorities; and notes issued to finance infrastructure projects. It also insures and reinsures various types of the United States public finance obligations, such as general obligation, tax-backed, municipal utility, transportation, healthcare, higher education, infrastructure, housing revenue, investor-owned utility, and other public finance bonds; and various types of non-United States public finance obligations comprising infrastructure finance, regulated utilities, pooled infrastructure, and other public finance obligations. In addition, the company insures and reinsures various types of the United States and non-United States structured finance obligations, including pooled corporate obligations, residential mortgage-backed securities, insurance securitization obligations, consumer receivables securities, financial products, commercial receivables securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other structured finance securities. It markets its financial guaranty insurance directly to issuers and underwriters of public finance and structured finance securities, as well as to investors in such obligations. Assured Guaranty Ltd. was founded in 2003 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Corporate Governance

Assured Guaranty Ltd.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.