Old Republic Declares 32nd Annual Increase In The Cash Dividend Rate On Common Stock

Old Republic Declares 32nd Annual Increase In The Cash Dividend Rate On Common

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2013

CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Board of Directors of Old Republic
International Corporation (NYSE: ORI) today declared a quarterly cash dividend
on the common stock of 18 cents per share. This dividend is payable March 21,
2013, to shareholders of record on March 11, 2013. Subject to Board approval
of each quarter's new rate, the full year's cash dividend will amount to 72
cents per share compared to 71 cents paid in 2012.

This latest dividend increase marks the 32^ND consecutive year that Old
Republic has boosted its cash dividend rate, and 2013 becomes the 72^nd year
of uninterrupted cash dividend payments.

About Old Republic

Chicago-based Old Republic International Corporation is an insurance holding
company whose subsidiaries market, underwrite and provide risk management
services for a wide variety of coverages, principally in the property and
liability, mortgage guaranty and title insurance fields. One of the nation's
50 largest publicly owned insurance organizations, Old Republic has assets of
approximately $16.2 billion and common shareholders' equity of nearly $3.6
billion or $14.03 per share. Its current stock market valuation is
approximately $3.1 billion or $11.94 per share.

For the latest news releases and other corporate documents on
Old Republic International visit www.oldrepublic.com

SOURCE Old Republic International Corporation

Website: http://www.oldrepublic.com
Contact: AT OLD REPUBLIC: A.C. Zucaro, Chairman & CEO, +1-312-346-8100; AT
FINANCIAL RELATIONS BOARD: Scott Eckstein, Analysts/Investors,
+1-212-827-3766, seckstein@mww.com
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