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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
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 18, 2018
Ambac Financial Group, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
 
1-10777
 
13-3621676
(State of incorporation)
 
(Commission
file number)
 
(I.R.S. employer
identification no.)
One State Street Plaza, New York, New York 10004
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(212) 658-7470
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on May 18, 2018. Represented at the meeting were 37,513,346 shares, or approximately 83%, of the Company’s 45,332,214 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the meeting. Set forth below are the final voting results for the actions taken by the stockholders at the meeting.
1.
The Company’s stockholders elected the seven (7) director nominees named below to a term expiring at the 2019 annual meeting or until their successors are elected and qualified, with each receiving the following votes:
Name
 
Number of Votes For
 
Votes Withheld
 
Broker Non-Votes
Alexander D. Greene
 
27,366,966
 
1,209,638
 
8,936,742
Ian D. Haft
 
27,404,276
 
1,172,328
 
8,936,742
David Herzog
 
27,472,719
 
1,103,885
 
8,936,742
Claude LeBlanc
 
28,363,330
 
213,274
 
8,936,742
C. James Prieur
 
27,336,634
 
1,239,970
 
8,936,742
Jeffrey S. Stein
 
27,322,233
 
1,254,371
 
8,936,742
Joan Lamm-Tennant
 
27,496,332
 
1,080,272
 
8,936,742
2.
The Company’s stockholders approved, by advisory (non-binding vote), the compensation of our named executive officers, as disclosed in the Company’s 2018 Proxy Statement, with the following vote:
Number of
Votes For
 
Votes Against
 
Abstentions
 
Broker
Non-Votes
24,748,196
 
2,572,284
 
1,256,124
 
8,936,742
3.
The Company’s stockholders ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 with the following vote:
Number of Votes For
 
Votes Against
 
Abstentions
37,188,762
 
282,472
 
42,112

SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 
Ambac Financial Group, Inc.
 
 
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dated:
May 18, 2018
 
By:
 
/s/ William J. White
 
 
 
 
 
First Vice President, Secretary, and Assistant General Counsel

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