Form 8-K












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 19, 2019



Radian Group Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Delaware   1-11356   23-2691170

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1500 Market Street,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (215) 231-1000


(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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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.

As announced in its press release issued on March 20, 2019, at a meeting of the Radian Group Inc. (the “Company”) board of directors (the “Board”) on March 19, 2019, the Board increased the size of the Board to eleven directors and appointed two new directors, Debra Hess and David H. Stevens. There is no arrangement or understanding between either Ms. Hess or Mr. Stevens and any other person pursuant to which either was appointed as director. Neither Ms. Hess nor Mr. Stevens has a direct or indirect material interest in any transaction in which the Company is or will be a participant.

In addition, at the meeting on March 19, 2019, Stephen T. Hopkins, a director of the Company since 1999, announced his intention to retire from the Board at the end of his current term which will occur at the Company’s 2019 annual meeting of stockholders scheduled for May 15, 2019 (the “2019 Annual Meeting”). At the March 19, 2019 meeting, the Board also approved a reduction of the size of the Board to ten directors effective upon Mr. Hopkins’ retirement at the 2019 Annual Meeting.

Item 8.01    Other Events

On March 20, 2019, the Company also announced an increase in the size of its common stock repurchase authority from $100 million to $250 million, and the extension of that authority through July 31, 2020.

A copy of the Company’s news release relating to the matters referred to in this report is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits.






99.1*    Radian Group Inc. News Release dated March 20, 2019



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: March 20, 2019     By:  

/s/ Edward J. Hoffman

      Edward J. Hoffman
      General Counsel and Corporate Secretary