SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
December 6, 2012
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
1110 W. Commercial Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (954) 958-1200
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 (see General Instruction A.2 below):
ITEM 8.01 Other Events.
On December 6, 2012, Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (Company) announced a mandatory assessment by the Florida Insurance Guaranty Association (FIGA) applicable to all member insurers of FIGAs All Other Account, which includes Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company and American Platinum Property and Casualty Insurance Company, each a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. The mandatory assessment will be recouped through a surcharge on policies pursuant to a filing made with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation on November 28, 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.