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Old Republic Declares Regular Fourth Quarter Cash Dividend Of 17.75 Cents Per Share

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Old Republic Declares Regular Fourth Quarter Cash Dividend Of 17.75 Cents Per Share09:00 EST Wednesday, November 21, 2012CHICAGO, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Old Republic International Corporation (NYSE: ORI) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on the common stock of 17.75 cents per share.  This dividend is payable December 14, 2012, to shareholders of record on December 4, 2012.  This latest dividend increase marks the 31st consecutive year that Old Republic has boosted its cash dividend rate, and 2012 becomes the 71st year of uninterrupted cash dividend payments. About Old RepublicChicago-based Old Republic International Corporation is an insurance holding company whose subsidiaries market, underwrite and provide risk management services for a wide variety of coverages, principally in the property and liability, mortgage guaranty and title insurance fields.  One of the nation's 50 largest publicly owned insurance organizations, Old Republic has assets of approximately $16.2 billion and common shareholders' equity of nearly $3.7 billion or $14.40 per share.  Its current stock market valuation is approximately $2.7 billion or $10.34 per share.For the latest news releases and other corporate documents on Old Republic International visit www.oldrepublic.comSOURCE Old Republic International CorporationFor further information: A.C. Zucaro, Chairman & CEO, Old Republic, +1-312-346-8100; or Scott Eckstein, Analysts/Investors, Financial Relations Board, +1-212-827-3766, seckstein@mww.com