Unum Group completes senior notes offering

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (June 13, 2019) - Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced today that it has completed an offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due in 2029 with an annual coupon rate of 4.000 percent. The net proceeds of the offering are expected to be used for general corporate purposes, including the repayment at maturity of our outstanding 5.625% senior notes due September 2020. Pending the use of the net proceeds from the offering, we intend to invest the net proceeds in interest-bearing short-term investments and investment grade securities.

Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. were joint active book-running managers.

A prospectus supplement, dated June 10, 2019, and the accompanying base prospectus, dated August 22, 2017, relating to the senior notes may be obtained by searching the company’s filings on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov or by visiting the “SEC Filings” page on the Investors section of the company’s website at www.investors.unum.com.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any offer or sale of the senior notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any jurisdiction. Any offer, solicitation or sale will be made only by means of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus.

About Unum Group

Unum Group is a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom and the leading provider of disability income protection in the world. Its businesses are Unum US, Colonial Life, Unum UK, and Unum Poland. Unum’s portfolio includes disability, life, accident and critical illness, dental and vision coverage, which help protect millions of working people and their families in the event of an illness or injury. Unum also provides stop-loss coverage to help self-insured employers protect against unanticipated medical costs. The company reported revenues of $11.6 billion in 2018, and provided $7.2 billion in benefits. 


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