NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/18/10 -- Bowne & Co., Inc. (NYSE: BNE) today announced the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its Common Stock, payable in cash at the rate of $0.055 per share. The dividend will be payable November 16, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 2, 2010. The dividend will not be paid if the previously announced merger of Bowne and R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is completed before the close of business on the record date.
Bowne has paid consecutive quarterly dividends since the Company became public in August 1968.
About Bowne & Co., Inc.
Bowne & Co., Inc. (NYSE: BNE) provides shareholder and marketing communications services around the world. Dealmakers rely on Bowne to handle critical transactional communications with speed and accuracy. Compliance professionals turn to Bowne to prepare and file regulatory and shareholder communications online and in print. Investment managers and third party fund administrators count on Bowne's integrated solutions to streamline their document processes and produce high quality communications for their shareholders. Marketers look to Bowne to create and distribute customized, one-to-one communications on demand. With 2,700 employees in 50 offices around the globe, Bowne has met the ever-changing demands of its clients for more than 230 years. For more information, please visit www.bowne.com.