Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 8-K




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 21, 2013



Assurant, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Commission File Number: 001-31978


DE   39-1126612
(State or other jurisdiction   (IRS Employer
of incorporation)   Identification No.)

One Chase Manhattan Plaza, 41st Floor

New York, New York 10005

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(212) 859-7000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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:


¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))




Item 8.01. Other Events.

On March 21, 2013, Assurant, Inc. (the “Company”) and its subsidiaries American Security Insurance Company and American Bankers Insurance Company of Florida entered into a Consent Order with the New York Department of Financial Services.

A copy of the Company’s March 21, 2013 news release announcing this agreement and a copy of the Consent Order are attached hereto as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, respectively, and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits


Exhibit 99.1   News Release, dated March 21, 2013
Exhibit 99.2   Consent Order, dated March 21, 2013


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 hereunto duly authorized.


    Assurant, Inc.
Date: March 21, 2013     By:  

/s/ Bart R. Schwartz

      Bart R. Schwartz
      Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary