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 9, 2012)
MAIDEN HOLDINGS, LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
131 Front Street, Hamilton HM12, Bermuda
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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This Form 8-K/A amends Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (the "Company") Current Report on Form 8K originally filed on November 7, 2012 (the "Original Filing"). The Company is refiling Item 8.01 Other Events of the Original Filing to correct the information relating to the Preference shares - Series A dividend amount from $0.5385 to $0.6073.
Except as described above, no other changes have been made to the Original Filing.
On November 9, 2012, Maiden Holdings, Ltd. issued a press release announcing a correction to the preference shares dividend amount to the following:
Dividend per Share
Preference shares - Series A
December 17, 2012
December 1, 2012
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.
Date: November 9, 2012
MAIDEN HOLDINGS, LTD.
/s/ Lawrence F. Metz
Lawrence F. Metz
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and
Maiden Holdings Announces Correction to Preference Shares Dividend Amount
HAMILTON, Bermuda, November 8, 2012 - In the press release dated November 7, 2012, Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (Nasdaq: MHLD) announced a the approval of a cash dividend on its 8.25% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preference Shares of $0.5385 per Preference Share. Today, the Company announced that the correct amount is $0.6073 per Preference Share. The payment date of December 17, 2012 and record dated of December 1, 2012, as noted in the original press release, are correct.
About Maiden Holdings, Ltd.
Maiden Holdings, Ltd. is a Bermuda-based holding company formed in 2007. Through its subsidiaries, which are each A- rated (excellent) by A.M. Best, the Company is focused on providing non-catastrophic, customized reinsurance products and services to small and mid-size insurance companies in the United States and Europe. As of September 30, 2012, Maiden had $3.9 billion in assets and shareholders' equity of $1.0 billion.
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Noah Fields, Vice President, Investor Relations
Maiden Holdings, Ltd.