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FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Singh Alok
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
VALIDUS HOLDINGS LTD [VR]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) __X__ Other (specify below)
See Note (5) Below
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O VALIDUS RE, 48 PAR-LA-VILLE ROAD, SUITE 1790
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/07/2012
(Street)

HAMILTON, D0 HM11
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Shares 05/07/2012   S   107,638 D(1) $32.7591(4) 2,725,000 I See Note(5)
Common Shares 05/07/2012   S   8,330 D(2) $32.7591(4) 2,725,000 I See Note(5)
Common Shares 05/07/2012   S   1,893 D(3) $32.7591(4) 2,725,000 I See Note(5)

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Singh Alok
C/O VALIDUS RE
48 PAR-LA-VILLE ROAD, SUITE 1790
HAMILTON, D0 HM11
  X     See Note (5) Below

Signatures

 /s/ Alok Singh   05/09/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) The securities sold were directly owned by New Mountain Partners II (Cayman), L.P. Following the reported transaction, New Mountain Partners II (Cayman), L.P. directly owns 2,488,639 shares of common stock of the issuer.
(2) The securities sold were directly owned by Allegheny New Mountain Partners (Cayman), L.P. Following the reported transaction, Allegheny New Mountain Partners (Cayman), L.P. directly owns 192,595 shares of common stock of the issuer.
(3) The securities sold were directly owned by New Mountain Affiliated Investors II (Cayman), L.P. Following the reported transaction, New Mountain Affiliated Investors II (Cayman), L.P. directly owns 43,766 shares of common stock of the issuer.
(4) The price reported is a weighted average price. The prices actually ranged from $32.73 to $32.84. The reporting person will provide to the issuer, any security holder of the issuer, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within the range.
(5) NMI II (Cayman) GP, Ltd. is the general partner of New Mountain Investments II (Cayman), L.P., which is the general partner of each of New Mountain Partners II (Cayman), L.P., Allegheny New Mountain Partners (Cayman), L.P. and New Mountain Affiliated Investors II (Cayman), L.P. (collectively, the "New Mountain Funds"). Alok Singh is a managing director of New Mountain Capital, L.L.C. Mr. Singh disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares of common stock owned by the New Mountain Funds, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.

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