American Safety Insurance Holdings 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): July 2, 2012
AMERICAN SAFETY INSURANCE HOLDINGS, LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
The Boyle Building, 2nd Floor
31 Queen Street
Hamilton, Bermuda HM 11
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On July 2, 2012, American Safety Holdings Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Registrant, completed the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Bluestone Agency, Inc., an Arizona corporation, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Bluestone Surety, Ltd., an exempted company incorporated under the laws of the Cayman Islands. The stock of Bluestone was purchased from Pearlstein Associates, LLP, a South Carolina limited liability company. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.
The Registrant issued a press release concerning the acquisition on July 2, 2012, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is hereby incorporated herein by reference.
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.