SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
November 5, 2015
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
Arch Capital Group Ltd.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other
(Commission File Number)
Waterloo House, Ground Floor, 100 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke HM 08, Bermuda
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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ITEM 8.01 Other Events.
Preferred Share Dividends. On November 5, 2015, the Board declared dividends with respect to the outstanding 13,000,000 shares of its 6.75% Non-Cumulative Preferred Shares, Series C, $0.01 per share (the “Series C Shares”), with a liquidation preference of $25.00 per share, as outlined below. All such dividends will be payable out of lawfully available funds for the payment of dividends under Bermuda law on December 31, 2015 to holders of record of the Series C Shares, as of December 15, 2015, unless determined otherwise by the Board or the Executive Committee of the Board on or prior to the applicable effective date.
Effective Date for Declaration
Rate Per Share
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned.
ARCH CAPITAL GROUP LTD.
Date: November 5, 2015
By: /s/ Marc Grandisson___________
Name: Marc Grandisson
Title: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
Arch Worldwide Reinsurance and Mortgage Groups