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EX-99.1 - ANNOUNCEMENT FOR SEABRIGHT EMPLOYEES - SeaBright Holdings, Inc.d417778dex991.htm












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 25, 2012



SeaBright Holdings, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-34204   56-2393241

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1501 4th Avenue, Suite 2600

Seattle, Washington 98101

(Address of Principal executive offices, including Zip Code)


(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Item 8.01. Other Events.

On September 25, 2012, SeaBright Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) distributed an announcement to its employees concerning the filing of a preliminary proxy statement relating to a special meeting that the Company will hold for its stockholders to consider and vote on the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger with Enstar Group Limited (“Enstar”). A copy of the announcement is attached as an exhibit to this report and incorporated herein by reference.

Additional Information and Where to Find It

In connection with the proposed transaction, the Company filed a preliminary proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on September 25, 2012. The Company and Enstar plan to file with the SEC other documents regarding the proposed transaction. STOCKHOLDERS OF THE COMPANY ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT REGARDING THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION. When completed, the final proxy statement will be mailed to the Company’s stockholders. Stockholders may obtain copies of all documents filed with the SEC regarding the proposed transaction, free of charge, at the SEC’s website at In addition, stockholders may obtain free copies of the documents by going to the Company’s Investors website page at or by sending a written request to SeaBright Holdings, Inc., Attn: Investor Relations, 1501 4th Avenue, Suite 2600, Seattle, Washington 98101, or by calling Investor Relations at (206) 269-8500. The contents of the websites referenced above are not deemed to be incorporated by reference into the proxy statement.

The Company and its directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the stockholders of the Company in connection with the proposed transaction. Information regarding the Company’s directors and executive officers is set forth in the Company’s proxy statement for its 2012 annual meeting of stockholders and its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, which were filed with the SEC on April 12, 2012 and March 5, 2012, respectively. Additional information regarding persons who may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies in respect of the proposed transaction and any direct or indirect interests of the Company’s executive officers and directors in the merger is contained in the preliminary proxy statement and will be contained in the definitive proxy statement that the Company intends to file with the SEC.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

The list of exhibits in the Exhibit Index to this report is incorporated herein by reference.


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 hereunto duly authorized.


By:   /s/ John G. Pasqualetto
Name:   John G. Pasqualetto
Title:   Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Date: September 25, 2012









Announcement for SeaBright Employees.