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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   May 15, 2019 (May 9, 2019)
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Watford Holdings Ltd.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
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Bermuda
 
001-38788
 
98-1155442
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
Waterloo House, 1st Floor
100 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke HM 08
Bermuda
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
+1 (441) 278-3455
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company  x
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  x
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Shares
WTRE
Nasdaq Global Select Market
 



Item 5.02
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On May 9, 2019, the Board of Directors of Watford Holdings, Ltd. (the “Company”) approved, and the compensation committee ratified, a form of restricted share unit award agreement (the “IPO Grant Award Agreement”) for grants to be made under the Company’s 2018 Equity Incentive Plan to certain officers of the Company in connection with the listing of the Company’s common shares on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.  The IPO Grant Award Agreement contains terms and conditions that are customary for agreements of this type.  
The description of the IPO Grant Award Agreement contained herein is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Form of Restricted Share Unit Award Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d)
Exhibits
 
 
 
 
Incorporated by Reference
Exhibit
Number
 
Exhibit Description
 
Form
 
Original Exhibit
Number
 
Date Filed
10.1
 
 
S-8
 
4.2
 
May 9, 2019

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SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Watford Holdings Ltd.
 
 
By:
/s/ John Rathgeber
 
Name:   John Rathgeber
 
Title:     Chief Executive Officer
Date:
May 15, 2019