SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES
PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR (g) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State of incorporation or organization)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
1110 West Commercial Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act.
Title of Each Class
to be so Registered
Name of Each Exchange on Which
Each Class is to be Registered
|Common Stock, $.01 Par Value||New York Stock Exchange|
If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), check the following box. x
If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), check the following box. ¨
Securities Act registration statement file number to which this form relates: Not Applicable
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:
(Title of Class)
This Registration Statement on Form 8-A is being filed by Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (the Company) in connection with the registration of the Companys shares of common stock, $.01 par value per share (Common Stock), under Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (Exchange Act), and the listing of the Common Stock on the New York Stock Exchange. The Common Stock was previously registered under Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act for listing on the NYSE MKT (formerly American Stock Exchange) pursuant to the Companys Form 8-A, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on January 11, 2007.
|ITEM 1.||DESCRIPTION OF REGISTRANTS SECURITIES TO BE REGISTERED.|
The description under the heading Description of Capital Stock relating to the Common Stock contained in the prospectus included in the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-185484), declared effective by the SEC on January 3, 2013, including any amendments or reports filed for the purpose of updating such description, is incorporated herein by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Registration Statement on Form 8-A to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
Dated: November 21, 2013
|Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc.|
|By:||/s/ Sean P. Downes|
Name: Sean P. Downes
Title: President and Chief Executive Officer