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  • 4/14/14 11:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective April 14, 2014, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.145 per share on its common stock to be paid on May 16, 2014, to stockholders of record on April 28, 2014. ABOUT UNUM GROUP Unum Group (www.unum.com) is a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom. Its primary businesses are Unum US, Colonial Life and Unum UK. Unummore...
  • 3/31/14 1:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its first quarter results on Wednesday, May 7, at approximately 4 p.m. Eastern. The earnings news release and the financial supplement will be available in the Investors section of the company’s website at www.unum.com, which can also be directly accessed at www.investors.unum.com. Members of Unum Group senior management will host a conference call on Thursday, May 8, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss themore...
  • 3/25/14 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) and its employees in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland remained committed to supporting charitable organizations in 2013, contributing more than $13.5 million and volunteering more than 100,000 hours in support of worthwhile causes primarily in the areas the company operates. “The needs in our communities continue to be greater than ever,” said Joseph Foley, senior vice president of marketing. “Year after year, ourmore...
  • 3/14/14 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that it has completed an offering of senior notes. A total of $350 million aggregate principal amount of 10-year senior notes was issued today with an annual coupon rate of 4.000 percent. The net proceeds are expected to be used for general corporate purposes, which may include refinancing future bond maturities. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc. and Wells Fargo Securitiesmore...
  • 3/12/14 10:00 am EDT

    Five years of research shows that employees value effective benefits education and the employers who provide it

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Based on five years of research, a new tactical guide from Unum (NYSE: UNM) – “Beyond the Usual Benefits” – can help employers and brokers start planning their approach to benefits communications in 2014. As health care reform continues to influence the benefits decisions of thousands of companies and millions of Americans, this easy-to-use guide offers valuable insight into what employees want and respond to, and the stepsmore...
  • 3/7/14 2:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Mike Simonds, president and chief executive officer of Unum US and Randy Horn, president and chief executive officer of Colonial Life, will be representing the company at the Barclays Select Series Insurance Forum, March 13, 2014, in New York City. Simonds and Horn are scheduled to speak at 8 a.m. Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth opportunities.more...
  • 2/7/14 2:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Thomas R. Watjen, president and chief executive officer, will be representing the company at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Insurance Conference, Feb. 13, 2014, in New York City. Watjen is scheduled to speak at 1:10 p.m. Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth opportunities. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation available on the Investorsmore...
  • 2/4/14 4:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $221.2 million ($0.84 per diluted common share) for the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to net income of $233.9 million ($0.85 per diluted common share) for the fourth quarter of 2012. Included in these results are net realized investment gains and losses and non-operating retirement-related gains or losses, the combined impact of which resulted in a net after-tax gain of $4.3 millionmore...
  • 1/31/14 3:00 pm EST

    Topics focus on FMLA, return to work, absence management strategies

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) and the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) are teaming up once again to offer a series of online educational forums on disability and absence management. This year’s online forums will cover important topics relevant to employers and industry professionals including health and productivity programs, disability and absence management and updates on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Family and Medical Leavemore...
  • 1/17/14 8:00 am EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective Jan. 17, 2014, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.145 per share on its common stock to be paid on Feb. 21, 2014, to stockholders of record on Jan. 31, 2014. ABOUT UNUM Unum Group (www.unum.com) is a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom. Unum’s portfolio includes disability, life, accident and critical illnessmore...