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Assured Guaranty Hires Greg Larson as Managing Director, Public Finance Marketing

November 29, 2018

HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 29, 2018--Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) announced today that Gregory Larson has joined the company as Managing Director, Public Finance Marketing, effective November 30, 2018. In his new role, Mr. Larson will focus on maintaining and building relationships with public finance professionals on sales, trading and syndicate desks, along with supporting Assured Guaranty’s investor outreach with institutional investors, banks and investment professionals. He reports to Christopher Chafizadeh, Managing Director.

“We’re looking forward to Greg contributing to the continued growth and success of Assured Guaranty,” said Mr. Chafizadeh. “Greg’s significant experience complements the wealth of industry knowledge already at our organization and will help us further build our market leadership.”

“Greg’s strong relationships and years of experience in this market adds yet another dimension to our team,” said William O’Keefe, Senior Managing Director. “We are committed to providing issuers and investors with the most creative and responsive service in our industry. Greg is tremendously qualified to help us achieve that goal.”

Mr. Larson has 35 years of experience in municipal sales and trading. Prior to joining Assured Guaranty, he spent twenty years with Goldman Sachs & Co., first as a senior trader and head of the municipal bond trading desk and later in a fixed income sales capacity. Before that, he was a senior municipal trader at Lehman Brothers, Inc., and a Vice President at E.F. Hutton & Co. (which later merged with Lehman Brothers). He holds a B.S. in Finance from Syracuse University.

“I’m very excited about this opportunity,” Mr. Larson said. “Bond insurance plays an important role in the municipal market, and it’s great to be part of a company that has a long and proven record of offering this product and that has such a bright future.”

About Assured Guaranty

Assured Guaranty Ltd. is a publicly traded (NYSE: AGO) 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 Ltd. and its subsidiaries can be found at AssuredGuaranty.com.

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CONTACT: 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

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES BERMUDA NORTH AMERICA CARIBBEAN NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING FINANCE INSURANCE

SOURCE: Assured Guaranty Ltd.

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