Chubb Board Approves New $1.3 Billion Share Repurchase Program

Jan 31, 2013, 16:05 ET from Chubb Corporation

WARREN, N.J., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Chubb Corporation (NYSE: CB) today authorized a new share repurchase program for up to $1.3 billion of the Corporation's common stock. Purchases may be made from time to time in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. This new program replaces the program approved by the Board on January 26, 2012 that provided for the repurchase of up to $1.2 billion of the Corporation's common stock. Approximately $979 million of the Corporation's common stock was repurchased under that program.

"Capital management continues to be a key focus of Chubb. This new share repurchase program that we are announcing today reflects Chubb's strong financial condition as well as an ongoing commitment to the importance of our capital management strategy. Although the program has no expiration date, we currently intend on completing it by the end of January 2014, subject to market conditions and other factors," said John D. Finnegan, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. 

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