RNS Number : 1766E
25 May 2012
Dublin, 25 May 2012
Beazley plc Employee Benefit Trust
The board of Beazley plc announces that Beazley plc Employee Benefit Trust has purchased 434,871 ordinary shares of 5p each in the Company on 25th May 2012 at an average price of 134.62p.
The Beazley plc Employee Benefit Trust now owns 12,171,607 ordinary shares of 5p each (2.34% of the issued share capital).
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Note to editors:
Beazley plc (BEZ.L), is the parent company of specialist insurance businesses with operations in Europe, the US, Asia and Australia. Beazley manages five Lloyd's syndicates and, in 2011, underwrote gross premiums worldwide of $1,712.5 million. All Lloyd's syndicates are rated A by A.M. Best.
Beazley's underwriters in the United States focus on writing a range of specialist insurance products. In the admitted market, coverage is provided by Beazley Insurance Company, Inc., an A.M. Best A rated carrier licensed in all 50 states. In the surplus lines market, coverage is provided by the Beazley syndicates at Lloyd's.
Beazley is a market leader in many of its chosen lines, which include professional indemnity, property, marine, reinsurance, accident and life, and political risks and contingency business.
For more information please go to: www.beazley.com
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