Pro-Assurance 8-K 2008
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Item 7.01 REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
On August 5, 2008 we issued a news release announcing the authorization of $100 million to repurchase our shares or retire outstanding debt. That release also disclosed that we have expended a prior $150 million authorization to repurchase our shares or debt securities. A copy of that news release, containing important risk factors, is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this filing.
On August 6, 2008 we issued a news release reporting the results of our operations for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2008. A copy of that news release, also containing important risk factors, is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this filing.
Item 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
We are furnishing exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K in accordance with item 7.01, Regulation FD Disclosure. The exhibit shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of such section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, regardless of the general incorporation language of such filing, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
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.