DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) (the “Company”) today announced that its board of directors approved a 2-for-1 stock split of the Company’s common stock. The stock split will be effectuated by distributing one additional share to each shareholder of record on March 14, 2018 for every share of common stock then owned.
The Company expects the additional shares issued in connection with the split to be distributed on March 28, 2018. As a result of the stock split, the number of outstanding shares of common stock will increase from approximately 138 million to approximately 276 million.
About Brown & Brown
Brown & Brown, Inc., through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of insurance products and services. Additionally, certain Brown & Brown subsidiaries offer a variety of risk management, third-party administration, and other services. Serving business, public entity, individual, trade and professional association clients nationwide, the Company is ranked by Business Insurance magazine as the United States’ sixth largest independent insurance intermediary. The Company’s Web address is www.bbinsurance.com.
This press release may contain certain statements relating to future events which are forward-looking statements, including those relating to the Company’s stock split. These statements are not historical facts, but instead represent only the Company’s current belief regarding future events, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and outside of the Company’s control. This information is qualified in its entirety by cautionary statements and risk factor disclosure contained in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including the Company’s reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements made herein are made only as of the date of this release, and the Company does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or correct any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that subsequently occur or of which the Company hereafter becomes aware.
R. Andrew Watts
Chief Financial Officer
Brown & Brown, Inc.