Assurant, Inc. Announces Pricing of $700 Million Senior Notes

Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:12pm EDT

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NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--
Assurant, Inc., a provider of specialty insurance and insurance-related products
and services, today announces the pricing of a public offering of $350 million
in aggregate principal amount of its 2.50% senior notes due 2018 and $350
million in aggregate principal amount of its 4.00% senior notes due 2023
(together, the "Senior Notes"). The closing of the Senior Notes offering is
expected to occur on March 28, 2013, subject to the satisfaction of customary
conditions. Assurant intends to use the net proceeds of the Senior Notes
offering for general corporate purposes, including to repay $500 million of debt
due in 2014. 

BofA Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are acting as joint
book-running managers for the offering. 

An effective shelf registration statement, under which the Senior Notes will be
issued, previously was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
The offering and sale of the Senior Notes is being made only by means of a
prospectus and an accompanying prospectus supplement related to the offering.
Copies of the prospectus and prospectus supplement, when available, may be
obtained by contacting BofA Merrill Lynch at 800-294-1322, or via e-mail at, or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC collect at

This news release is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to
buy Senior Notes, nor does it constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any
jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful. 

About Assurant

Assurant is a provider of specialized insurance products and related services in
North America and select worldwide markets. The company conducts its business
through four operating segments-Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property,
Assurant Health and Assurant Employee Benefits-and provides debt protection
administration; credit-related insurance; warranties and service contracts;
pre-funded funeral insurance; solar project insurance; lender-placed homeowners
insurance; renters insurance and related products; manufactured housing
homeowners insurance; individual health and small employer group health
insurance; group dental insurance; group disability insurance; and group life
insurance. Assurant is headquartered in New York`s financial district.

Assurant, Inc.
Vera Carley, 212-859-7002
Director, Media Relations and Financial Communications
Investor Relations:
Francesca Luthi, 212-859-7197
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
Suzanne Shepherd, 212-859-7062
Director, Investor Relations

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