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  • 5/9/16 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that it has completed an offering of senior notes. A total of $600 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes was issued today in two tranches: (i) $350 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due in 2021 with an annual coupon rate of 3.00 percent, and (ii) $250 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due in 2042 with an annual coupon rate of 5.75 percent, pursuant to amore...
  • 5/5/16 10:04 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Disability claims for joint disorders and musculoskeletal issues have increased significantly over the past 10 years in the U.S., according to data from Unum. As the leading provider of disability insurance in the U.S. and the U.K., Unum tracks reasons behind disability leave and shares results each May, Disability Insurance Awareness Month. Trends over the last decade show: 33% increase in long termmore...
  • 4/27/16 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $210.6 million ($0.88 per diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2016, compared to net income of $212.9 million ($0.84 per diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2015. After-tax operating income, which excludes after-tax realized investment gains and losses on the Company’s investment portfolio and the amortization of prior period actuarial losses on the Company’smore...
  • 4/26/16 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Josh Nelson will be joining Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) as chief financial officer of its Colonial Life business. Nelson will focus on driving financial results as a key strategic partner to corporate and business leaders at Colonial Life and across Unum Group. He will be responsible for providing comprehensive financial support, pricing and valuation, and will drive value creation and profitability of Colonial Life’s business. Nelsonmore...
  • 4/25/16 11:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) is promoting Marco Forato to the role of senior vice president for corporate strategy and development, and Tyler Siira has been named vice president and treasurer. In addition to his current responsibility leading Unum’s global growth strategy, Forato will take on accountability for strategic corporate development to help Unum introduce new products, services or partnerships, and to expand its global footprint. Foratomore...
  • 4/15/16 1:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective April 15, 2016, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.185 per share on its common stock to be paid on May 20, 2016, to stockholders of record on April 29, 2016. 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...
  • 4/13/16 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum now offers onsite disability management for customers who want their employees to benefit from direct, one-to-one engagement with a trained disability consultant before and after disability leave. Whether it’s a nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist or ergonomist, this onsite professional will help employees stay at work or transition back to work after a leave. Employers should benefit from a reduction in the number ofmore...
  • 4/12/16 2:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) is revising the release date for its first quarter 2016 results to Wednesday, April 27, at approximately 4:15 p.m. Eastern. The earnings news release and the financial supplement will be available in the Investors section of the company’s website, which can be directly accessed at www.investors.unum.com. Members of Unum Group senior management will host a conference call on Thursday, April 28, at 10 a.m. Easternmore...
  • 4/8/16 2:30 pm EDT
    For the second year in a row, Unum has made the list of America’s Best Employers published by Forbes. The company is ranked No. 159 out of 500 and sits in the No. 3 slot for the insurance industry.“The best thing about this recognition is that it is an unsolicited endorsement by our employees,” said Diane Garofalo, senior vice president of corporate human resources. “I’m extremely pleased that our culture here and business success are appreciated by the most important ingredient of our work –more...
  • 4/4/16 4:15 pm EDT

    Dental and vision benefits to boost company’s growth plans

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire H&J Capital, LLC, parent of Starmount Life Insurance Company and AlwaysCare Benefits (“Starmount”), a leading independent dental and vision benefits company that will expand Unum’s growing portfolio of workplace financial protection products. “We are excited to be adding Starmount’s capabilities to our market-leading offerings in the workplace,”more...