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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote ***

Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on June 14, 2010

 

 

 

Meeting Information

AMBAC FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.

 

Meeting Type: Annual Meeting

For holders as of: April 20, 2010

Date: June 14, 2010             Time: 1:00 PM EST

Location: Ambac Executive Offices

                 One State Street Plaza

                 New York, NY 10004

 

AMBAC FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.

ANNE GILL KELLY

ONE STATE STREET PLAZA

NEW YORK, NY 10004

 

You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above named company.

 

This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).

 

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Voting items                  

The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR the following:

                 

1.

  

Election of Directors

                      
  

Nominees

                      

01

  

Michael A. Callen

 

02

  

Jill M. Considine

    

03

  

Paul R. DeRosa

 

04

  

Philip N. Duff

 

05

  

Thomas C. Theobald

06

  

Laura S. Unger

 

07

  

Henry D. G. Wallace

    

08

  

David W. Wallis

         

 

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal(s):

 

2.

  

Approve an Amendment to Ambac’s Charter to Effect a Reverse Stock Split.

 

3.

  

 

Approve the Tax Benefit Preservation Plan.

 

4.

  

 

RatifySelection of KPMG LLP, an Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm, as Independent Auditors for 2010.

 

NOTE: Consider any other business that is properly presented at the Annual Meeting.

 

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