SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 21, 2004
ANNUITY AND LIFE RE (HOLDINGS), LTD.
|(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer
|Cumberland House, 1 Victoria Street, Hamilton, Bermuda
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (441) 296-7667
|Item 4. Changes in Registrants Certifying Accountant.|
Item 4. Changes in Registrants Certifying Accountant.
As Annuity and Life Re (Holdings), Ltd. (the Company) previously reported on a Current Report on Form 8-K dated March 30, 2004, KPMG in Bermuda, the Companys independent auditor for the year ended December 31, 2003, advised the Company that it would not be seeking re-election as the Companys independent auditor for the year ending December 31, 2004. Effective April 21, 2004, the Audit Committee of the Companys Board of Directors engaged Marcum & Kliegman LLP as the Companys independent auditor for the year ending December 31, 2004, subject to ratification by the Companys shareholders at the Companys 2004 annual meeting of shareholders. From January 1, 2002 through the date of the engagement of Marcum & Kliegman LLP, neither the Company nor anyone acting on its behalf consulted Marcum & Kliegman LLP regarding any of the matters or events set forth in Item 304(a)(2) of Regulation S-K.
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.
|ANNUITY AND LIFE RE (HOLDINGS), LTD.
|Date: April 22, 2004||By:||/s/ John W. Lockwood|
|John W. Lockwood|
|Chief Financial Officer|