Aspen Insurance Ltd. Declares Dividends

October 27, 2011

Bermuda-based Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited this week announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its ordinary shares of US$0.15 per ordinary share.

The dividend is payable on November 25, 2011 to the holders of record as of the close of trading on November 10, 2011.

The company’s Board of Directors also declared a cash dividend on its Perpetual Preferred Income Equity Replacement Securities of US$0.703125 per security. The dividend is payable on January 1, 2012 to the holders of record as of the close of business on December 15, 2011.

The company’s board declared a dividend on the 7.401% Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preference Shares of US$0.462563 per share. The dividend is payable on January 1, 2012 to the holders of record as of the close of business on December 15, 2011.

Aspey provides reinsurance and insurance coverage to clients in various domestic and global markets through wholly-owned subsidiaries and offices in Bermuda, France, Germany, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

For the 12 months ended December 31, 2010, the company reported gross written premiums of $2,076.8 million, net income of $312.7 million and total assets of $8.8 billion.

Its operating subsidiaries have been assigned a financial strength rating of “A” (“Strong”) by Standard & Poor’s, an “A” (“Excellent”) by A.M. Best and an “A2” (“Good”) by Moody’s Investors Service.

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