Arch Capital Group Ltd. [NASDAQ:ACGL] announced today that it has called for redemption on Sept. 30, 2021 (the “Redemption Date”) all 18,000 of its outstanding 5.25% Series E Non-Cumulative Preferred Shares (the “Series E Preferred Shares”) represented by 18,000,000 depositary shares each of which represents a 1/1,000th interest in a Series E Preferred Share (the “Depositary Shares” and together with the Series E Preferred Shares, the “Shares”). The Series E Preferred Shares will be redeemed at a redemption price equal to $25,000 per Series E Preferred Share (or $25.00 per Depositary Share) (the “Redemption Price”). The Redemption Price will be paid on the Redemption Date to holders of record of the Shares on the Redemption Date. In addition, the record holders of the Shares as of Sept. 15, 2021, will receive the previously announced dividend for the third quarter of 2021 of $328.125 per Series E Preferred Share (or $0.328125 per Depositary Share), which will be paid on the Redemption Date.
On the Redemption Date, the Shares will be deemed to cease to be outstanding, dividends will cease to accrue and all rights, other than the right to receive the Redemption Price, and the Redemption Price will become due and payable on each Share.
The notice of redemption has been provided to registered holders of the Series E Preferred Shares today. Requests for additional copies of the notice of redemption and the related materials should be directed to the redemption agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC at toll-free (877) 248-6417 or (718) 921-8317.
About Arch Capital Group Ltd.
Arch Capital Group Ltd., a publicly listed Bermuda exempted company with approximately $16.7 billion in capital at June 30, 2021, provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries.
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The foregoing review of important factors should not be construed as exhaustive and should be read in conjunction with other cautionary statements that are included herein or elsewhere. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to us or persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.