SEC Form 4
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
|C/O WHITE MOUNTAINS INSURANCE GROUP, LTD|
|80 SOUTH MAIN STREET|
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
WHITE MOUNTAINS INSURANCE GROUP LTD
[ WTM ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
||Officer (give title below)
||Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
||Form filed by One Reporting Person
||Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
|Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned|
|1. Title of Security (Instr.
||2. Transaction Date
||2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any
||3. Transaction Code (Instr.
||4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr.
3, 4 and 5)
Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr.
3 and 4)
||6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||(A) or (D)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned|
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
|1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr.
||2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security
||3. Transaction Date
||3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any
||4. Transaction Code (Instr.
Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr.
3, 4 and 5)
||6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
||7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr.
3 and 4)
||8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr.
Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr.
||10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||Amount or Number of Shares
|Explanation of Responses:|
||Jason R. Lichtenstein, by Power of Attorney
||** Signature of Reporting Person
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Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby
constitutes and appoints each of Robert L. Seelig, General
Counsel, and Jennifer L. Pitts, Secretary, of White
Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd., and Jason R. Lichtenstein,
Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, signing singly,
the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:
(1) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the
undersigned's capacity as an officer and/or director of White
Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4,
and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;
(2) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the
undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete
and execute any such Form 3, 4, or 5, complete and execute
any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file such form
with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and
any stock exchange or similar authority; and
(3)take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection
with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact,
may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally
required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the
documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the
undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in
such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such
attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's discretion.
The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full
power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing
whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the
exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as
fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or
revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such
attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or
substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of
this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted.
The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact,
in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned,
are not rendering legal advice of any form, other than satisfying
regulatory filing requirements, with respect to any transactions
to be reported on Forms 3, 4 and 5 are not assuming, nor is the
Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to
comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
The undersigned hereby grants this Power of Attorney with the
understanding that information provided to each such
attorney-in-fact is strictly confidential and will not be
disclosed to senior management, directors or other third parties
whether affiliated or otherwise and will be used solely to
complete and execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5, complete and
execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file
such form with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission
and any stock exchange or similar authority
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect
until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3,
4, and 5 with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and
transactions in securities issued by the Company, unless
earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing
delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this
Power of Attorney to be executed as of this
13th day of January 2009.
/s/ Lowndes A. Smith