XL Group plc Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.16 per Ordinary Share

Also Announces Preference Ordinary Share Dividends

Jul 31, 2014, 09:00 ET from XL Group plc

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XL Group plc (the "Company") (NYSE: XL) announced today that the Board of Directors of the Company declared a quarterly dividend on July 30, 2014 of $0.16 per ordinary share payable on the Company's ordinary shares. The dividend will be payable on September 30, 2014 to ordinary shareholders of record as of September 15, 2014.

The Company also announced today that the board of directors of its wholly-owned subsidiary, XLIT Ltd., resolved on July 30, 2014 to pay (a) a dividend of $8.569 per share on XLIT Ltd.'s Series D Preference Ordinary Shares, which dividend will be paid on October 15, 2014 to all shareholders of record as of October 1, 2014, and (b) a dividend of $32.50 per share on XLIT Ltd.'s Series E Preference Ordinary Shares, which dividend will be paid on October 15, 2014 to all shareholders of record as of October 1, 2014.

About XL Group plc
XL Group plc (NYSE: XL), through its subsidiaries, is a global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world. XL is the company clients look to for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward. To learn more, visit www.xlgroup.com

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