This excerpt taken from the PTP DEF 14A filed Mar 26, 2007.
Shareholder Proposals for 2008 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
In accordance with Rule 14a-8 of the Exchange Act, any proposal of a shareholder intended to be presented at the 2008 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders must be received by the Company no later than the close of business on November 23, 2007 in order for the proposal to be considered for inclusion in the Companys proxy statement for such meeting. Proposals should be addressed to the Secretary, Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd., The Belvedere Building, 69 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke HM 08 Bermuda.
Pursuant to Rule 14a-4(c)(1) of the Exchange Act, if a shareholder who intends to present a proposal at the 2008 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders does not notify the Company of such a proposal on or before February 6, 2008, then proxies received by the Company for that meeting will be voted by the persons named as such proxies in their discretion with respect to such proposals. Notices of such proposals are to be sent to the above address.
By order of the Board of Directors,
Michael E. Lombardozzi
Executive Vice President, General Counsel,
Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary
March 26, 2007
THIS PROXY WILL BE VOTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIFICATIONS MADE. IF NO CHOICES ARE INDICATED, THIS PROXY WILL BE VOTED FOR ITEMS 1 AND 2.
Please sign exactly as your name appears above. If shares are held in the name of joint holders, each should sign. If you are signing as a trustee, guardian, executor, etc., please so indicate.