Assured Guaranty’s Board Elects Robin Monro-Davies as Chairman and Simon Leathes as Independent Director

  Assured Guaranty’s Board Elects Robin Monro-Davies as Chairman and Simon
  Leathes as Independent Director

Business Wire

HAMILTON, Bermuda -- May 8, 2013

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) (the Company) announced today that Mr. Robin
Monro-Davies has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors; he replaces
Mr. Walter Scott, who is retiring. Mr. Simon W. Leathes has been elected an
independent director.

Mr. Monro-Davies has been an Assured Guaranty Ltd. director since 2005. From
1997 until his retirement in 2001, he was Chief Executive Officer of Fitch
Ratings. He is also an independent director of the Company’s U.K. insurance
subsidiaries, Assured Guaranty (Europe) Ltd. and Assured Guaranty (UK) Ltd.

Mr. Leathes became an independent, non-executive director of Assured Guaranty
(Europe) Ltd. and Assured Guaranty (UK) Ltd. in January 2012. He served as
Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Barclays Capital from January 2001
until his retirement in December 2006.

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.
Robert Tucker, 212-339-0861
Managing Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
rtucker@assuredguaranty.com
Media:
Ashweeta Durani, 212-408-6042
Vice President, Corporate Communications
adurani@assuredguaranty.com
 
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