PartnerRe 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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Item 8.01 Other Events
(b) On February 25, 2010, PartnerRe Ltd. (the “Company”) announced that its Board of Directors had approved a new share repurchase authorization of 8 million common shares. This replaces the prior authorization of 5 million common shares announced by the Company in September 2008. Prior to today, the Company had repurchased a total of approximately 1.8 million common shares under the prior authorization. Because the new authorization replaces the prior authorization, the Company’s total repurchase authorization is 8 million shares, effective February 25, 2010.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.