Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities and Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (or Date of Earliest Event Reported): November 2, 2011



Homeowners Choice, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Florida   001-34126   20-5961396

(State or Other Jurisdiction of

Incorporation or Organization)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

5300 West Cypress Street, Suite 100

Tampa Florida 33706

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(813) 405-3600

(Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



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Section 1 – Business and operations

Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

On November 2, 2011, we entered into an assumption agreement with HomeWise Insurance Company, whereby we agreed to assume certain rights and obligations with respect to that company’s Florida homeowners’ insurance policies. Under the agreement, HomeWise agreed to transfer to us up 70,000 of the policies and approximately $45 million in cash, which represents an estimate of the unearned premiums and premium receivables. Exact figures are undeterminable until ongoing policy cancellations and premium refunds are accounted for.

Section 2 – Financial Information

Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On November 8, 2011, we released our earnings for the three and months ended September 30, 2011. We plan to host an earnings conference call that same day at 4:30 p.m. ET during which our chief executive officer and our chief financial officer will discuss the results.

Interested parties are invited to listen to the call live over the Internet at The call is also available by dialing (877) 407-9210 (toll-free). International participants should instead call (201) 689-8049. Participants should dial into the conference call approximately 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. Replays of the webcast will be available until December 9, 2011.

Investors wishing to participate in the call should contact Jay Madhu, Vice-President–Investor Relations at: or (727) 213-3660.

Our earnings release appears as Exhibit 99.1.

Section 3 – Securities and Trading Markets

Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities

On November 2, 2011, we agreed to issue to Glencoe Acquisition, Inc., 1,000,000 warrants for the purchase of up to 500,000 of our common shares in exchange for an option to acquire all the equity interest in its subsidiary First Home Acquisition Corporation, LLC. The option expires February 28, 2013. Two warrants are exercisable to purchase one common share at a price $9.10 per share before July 31, 2013. The warrants were issued pursuant to the exemption from registration afforded by Section 4(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits


Item 9.01 Exhibits.

Exhibit 99.1 Earnings Release


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, thereunto duly authorized.

Dated: November 8, 2011.



/s/ Richard R. Allen

Name:   Richard R. Allen
Title:   Chief Financial Officer

A signed original of this Form 8-K has been provided to Homeowners Choice, Inc. and will be retained by Homeowners Choice, Inc. and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.