LANCASHIRE HOLDINGS LIMITED - Transaction in Own Shares
London, December 1
LANCASHIRE HOLDINGS LIMITED
2 December 2021
Share Repurchase Programme
Lancashire Holdings Limited ("the Company" or "Lancashire") announces today that it has purchased the following number of its common shares of US$0.50 each ("Common Shares") on the London Stock Exchange from Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc. Such purchases were effected pursuant to the instructions issued by the Company on 12 November 2021, as announced that same day:
Date of purchase: 1 December 2021.
Number of Common Shares purchased: 42,835.
Highest price per Common Share: 513.50p.
Lowest price per Common Share: 506.50p.
Average price per Common Share: 509.74p.
Since 15 November 2021, the Company has purchased 1,000,000 Common Shares at a cost (including dealing and other associated costs) of £5,123,223.47.
The Company has 244,010,007 Common Shares in issue. Following the above transaction, the Company holds 1,000,000 of its Common Shares pursuant to a custody arrangement and has 243,010,007 Common Shares in issue with voting rights. Shares purchased under the programme will be used to satisfy a number of future exercises of awards under its Restricted Share Scheme.
These purchases are the last purchases to be made under the programme between the Company, on the one hand, and Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc, on the other hand, announced on 12 November 2021, as that irrevocable programme has been completed.
This announcement does not constitute, or form part of, an offer or any solicitation of an offer for securities in any jurisdiction.
See further the "Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements" below.
For further information, please contact:
|Lancashire Holdings Limited|
+44 20 7264 4145
|Jelena Bjelanovic||+44 20 7264 4066|
|FTI Consulting||+44 20 37271046|
Lancashire, through its UK and Bermuda-based operating subsidiaries, is a provider of global specialty insurance and reinsurance products.
|A.M. Best||A (Excellent)||Stable||Bbb+|
|S&P Global Ratings||A-||Stable||BBB|
(1) Financial Strength Rating and Financial Strength Outlook apply to Lancashire Insurance Company Limited and Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited.
(2) Long Term Issuer Rating applies to Lancashire Holdings Limited.
Lancashire Syndicates Limited benefits from Lloyd's ratings: A.M. Best: A (Excellent); S&P Global Ratings: A+ (Strong); and Fitch: AA- (Very Strong).
Lancashire has capital of approximately $1.9 billion and its common shares trade on the premium segment of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol LRE. Lancashire has its head office and registered office at Power House, 7 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda.
The Bermuda Monetary Authority ("BMA") is the Group Supervisor of the Lancashire Group.
For more information, please visit Lancashire's website at www.lancashiregroup.com.
The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 07.00 GMT on 2 December 2021.
NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS:
CERTAIN STATEMENTS AND INDICATIVE PROJECTIONS (WHICH MAY INCLUDE MODELLED LOSS SCENARIOS) MADE IN THIS RELEASE OR OTHERWISE THAT ARE NOT BASED ON CURRENT OR HISTORICAL FACTS ARE FORWARD-LOOKING IN NATURE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, STATEMENTS CONTAINING THE WORDS "BELIEVES", "ANTICIPATES", "AIMS", "PLANS","PROJECTS", "FORECASTS", "GUIDANCE", "INTENDS", "EXPECTS", "ESTIMATES", "PREDICTS", "MAY", "CAN", "LIKELY","WILL", "SEEKS", "SHOULD", OR, IN EACH CASE, THEIR NEGATIVE OR COMPARABLE TERMINOLOGY.
ALL FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS IN THIS RELEASE SPEAK ONLY AS AT THE DATE OF PUBLICATION. LANCASHIRE HOLDINGS LIMITED EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY OBLIGATION OR UNDERTAKING (SAVE AS REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH ANY LEGAL OR REGULATORY OBLIGATIONS INCLUDING THE RULES OF THE LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE) TO DISSEMINATE ANY UPDATES OR REVISIONS TO ANY FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENT TO REFLECT ANY CHANGES IN THE GROUP'SEXPECTATIONS OR CIRCUMSTANCES ON WHICH ANY SUCH STATEMENT IS BASED. ALL SUBSEQUENT WRITTEN AND ORAL FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE GROUP OR INDIVIDUALS ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE GROUP ARE EXPRESSLY QUALIFIED IN THEIR ENTIRETY BY THIS NOTE. PROSPECTIVE INVESTORS SHOULD SPECIFICALLY CONSIDER THE FACTORS IDENTIFIED IN THIS RELEASE WHICH COULD CAUSE ACTUAL RESULTS TO DIFFER BEFORE MAKING AN INVESTMENT DECISION.