NEW YORK, February 8, 2006—Assurant, Inc. ("Assurant") (NYSE: AIZ), a premier provider of specialty insurance and insurance-related products and services, announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.08 per common share. The dividend will be payable on March 7, 2006 to shareholders of record as of February 21, 2006.
Future dividend declarations will be made at the discretion of the board of directors and will be based on such factors as the company's earnings, financial condition, cash requirements, future prospects and other factors.
Assurant is a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and selected other international markets. Its five key businesses -- Assurant Employee Benefits; Assurant Health; Assurant Preneed; Assurant Solutions and Assurant Specialty Property -- have partnered with clients who are leaders in their industries and have built leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments in the U.S. and selected international markets.
Assurant, which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ, has over $20 billion in assets and $7 billion in annual revenue. www.assurant.com
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