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As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 14, 2011
Registration No. 333-135108
 
 
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1
TO
FORM S-3
REGISTRATION STATEMENT
UNDER
THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
PRIMUS GUARANTY, LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Bermuda
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
98-0402357
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
Clarendon House
2 Church Street
Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda
(441) 296-0519
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrant’s principal executive offices)
Vincent B. Tritto, Esq.
General Counsel
Primus Asset Management, Inc.
360 Madison Avenue, 25th Floor
New York, New York 10017
(212) 697-2227
(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)
Copies of all communications, including all communications sent to the agent for service, should be sent to:
Stephen P. Farrell, Esq.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
101 Park Avenue
New York, New York 10178
(212) 309-6000
Fax: (212) 309-6001
If the only securities being registered on this Form are being offered pursuant to dividend or interest reinvestment plans, please check the following box: o
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EXPLANATORY NOTE
DEREGISTRATION OF SECURITIES
This Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 (this “Post-Effective Amendment”) relates to the Registration Statement of Primus Guaranty, Ltd. (the “Company”) on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-135108), filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 16, 2006 (the “Registration Statement”), which registered the offering of debt securities, warrants, purchase contracts, units, preferred shares, par value $0.01 per share, depositary shares and common shares, par value $0.08 per share (collectively, the “Securities”).
In accordance with an undertaking made by the Company in the Registration Statement to remove from registration by means of post-effective amendment any Securities which remain unsold at the termination of the offering, the Company hereby amends the Registration Statement to deregister any Securities registered but unsold under the Registration Statement as of the date hereof.

 


 

SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, the registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all the requirements for filing this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to the Registration Statement on Form S-3 and has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in New York, New York, on this 10th day of November, 2011.
         
  PRIMUS GUARANTY, LTD.
 
 
  By:   /s/ Richard Claiden    
    Richard Claiden   
    Chief Executive Officer   
 
     Each person whose signature appears below constitutes and appoints each of Richard Claiden, Christopher N. Gerosa and Vincent B. Tritto, his true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent, with full power of substitution and resubstitution, for him and in his name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to sign any and all amendments (including post-effective amendments) to this Registration Statement and any and all other documents and instruments incidental thereto, and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, and all documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission and any other regulatory authority, granting unto said attorney-in-fact and agent full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to be done, as fully to all intents and purposes as he might or could do in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorney-in-fact and agent, or his substitute, may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement on Form S-3 has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated.
         
Name   Date   Title
 
       
/s/ Richard Claiden
 
Richard Claiden
  November 10, 2011   Chief Executive Officer
(principal executive officer)
 
       
/s/ Christopher N. Gerosa
 
Christopher N. Gerosa
  November 10, 2011   Chief Financial Officer and
Treasurer (principal financial and
principal accounting officer)
 
       
/s/ Michael P. Esposito, Jr.
 
Michael P. Esposito, Jr.
  November 10, 2011   Director and Chairman of the Board
 
       
/s/ Frank P. Filipps
 
Frank P. Filipps
  November 10, 2011    Director
 
       
/s/ Thomas J. Hartlage
 
Thomas J. Hartlage
  November 10, 2011    Director
 
   
 
       
 
James H. MacNaughton
      Director
 
       
/s/ Michael M. Sullivan
 
Michael M. Sullivan
  November 10, 2011    Director
 
       
/s/ Vincent Vertin
 
Vincent Vertin
  November 10, 2011    Director