Old Republic Declares Higher Cash Dividend on Common Stock

May 27, 2008

The Board of Directors of Old Republic International Corporation (NYSE: ORI) of Thrusday declared a quarterly cash dividend on the common stock of 17 cents per share. This dividend is payable June 13, 2008, to shareholders of record on June 5, 2008, and reflects an increase of 6.3 percent over the regular dividend rate that prevailed through March 2008. This latest dividend increase marks the twenty-seventh consecutive year that Old Republic has boosted its cash dividend rate; 2008 marks the 67th year of uninterrupted cash dividend payments.

Source: Old Republic