Form 8-K



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): October 30, 2007


Radian Group Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)


1-11356   23-2691170
(Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)


1601 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   19103
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(215) 231-1000

(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):


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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

In connection with the new executive appointments discussed in Item 7.01 below, on October 30, 2007, Mark A. Casale relinquished his position as President of Radian Guaranty Inc. (“Radian Guaranty”), Radian Group Inc.’s principal mortgage insurance subsidiary.


Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

On November 1, 2007, Radian Group Inc. issued a news release, announcing the appointment of David M. Applegate as President of Radian Guaranty and Paul F. Bognanno to the newly created position of Vice Chairman, Radian Guaranty. A copy of the news release announcing these appointments is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report.

The information included in this Item 7.01 or furnished with this report shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


  (d) Exhibits.


99.1*   Radian Group Inc. News Release dated November 1, 2007.

* Furnished herewith.


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.



Date: November 2, 2007


/s/ Edward J. Hoffman

    Edward J. Hoffman
    Vice President, Securities Counsel




Exhibit No.  


99.1*   Radian Group Inc. News Release dated November 1, 2007.

* Furnished herewith.