ACE Limited Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

  ACE Limited Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

Business Wire

ZURICH -- August 15, 2013

The Board of Directors of ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE) today declared a quarterly
dividend equal to $0.51 payable on October 21, 2013, to shareholders of record
at the close of business on September 30, 2013, subject to a required filing
with the Swiss Commercial Register. Dividend payments will be made in United
States dollars (USD) by the company’s transfer agent.

The company’s par value is currently 27.95 Swiss francs (CHF) per share, and
in connection with the dividend the par value per share will be reduced on the
record date by the CHF equivalent of $0.51 based on the USD/CHF rate published
on September 23, 2013. This will be the second of four par value reduction
installments as approved by the company’s shareholders on May 16, 2013.

The ACE Group is one of the world's largest multiline property and casualty
insurers. With operations in 53 countries, ACE provides commercial and
personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental
health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of
clients. ACE Limited, the parent company of the ACE Group, is listed on the
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ACE) and is a component of the S&P 500 index.
Additional information can be found at: www.acegroup.com.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:

Forward-looking statements made in this press release, such as statements
regarding the dividend payment and record date, reflect the company’s current
views with respect to future events and are made pursuant to the safe harbor
provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.Such
statements involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to
differ materially as set forth in these statements.For example, the company’s
forward-looking statements about its dividend payment could be affected by
extraordinary currency fluctuations leading to reduction in the USD value of
the dividend pursuant to the dividend cap approved by the company’s
shareholders and described in the company’s proxy statement dated April 5,
2013; or delay in filing or acceptance of filing of the necessary amendments
to the company’s Articles of Association which makes the record date official.
Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking
statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made.The
company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

Contact:

ACE Limited
Investor Contact:
Helen M. Wilson, (441) 299-9283
helen.wilson@acegroup.com
or
Media Contact:
Stephen M. Wasdick, (212) 827-4444
stephen.wasdick@acegroup.com
 
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