insurance-related products and services, today announced that its board of
directors declared a quarterly dividend of $.15 per share of common stock.
This represents a seven percent increase above the quarterly dividend of
$.14 per share, declared on Jan. 23, 2009. The dividend will be payable on
June 9, 2009 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on May
Assurant's businesses provide a unique variety of products and services that assure opportunity, security and peace of mind for our customers. We provide creditor-placed homeowners insurance; manufactured housing homeowners insurance; debt protection administration; credit insurance; warranties and extended services contracts; individual health and small employer group health insurance; group dental insurance; group disability insurance; group life insurance; and pre-funded funeral insurance. Assurant's strategy is to manage a select portfolio of specialty businesses that are leaders in their markets.
Assurant's U.S. headquarters office, located in New York's financial district, provides strategic management and key resources for its U.S. operating companies, including asset management, employee benefits, tax, accounting, legal and communications. Assurant also has offices in Syracuse, New York; West Des Moines, Iowa; and in Woodbury, Minnesota; which provide service support for its operating companies in such areas as information technology, financial and human resources systems management, and New York State policy administration.