ATLANTA, Aug. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On August 1, 2017, at its regular quarterly meeting, the Board of Directors of Crawford & Company® declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share on the Class A Common Stock and $0.05 per share on the Class B Common Stock, payable on September 8, 2017, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 24, 2017. The Company’s two classes of stock are substantially identical, except with respect to voting rights and the Company’s ability to pay greater cash dividends on the non-voting Class A Common Stock than on the voting Class B Common Stock, subject to certain limitations. In addition, with respect to mergers or similar transactions, holders of Class A Common Stock must receive the same type and amount of consideration as holders of Class B Common Stock, unless different consideration is approved by the holders of 75% of the Class A Common Stock, voting as a class.
Based in Atlanta, Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD‐A) (NYSE:CRD‐B) is the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self‐insured entities with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford Solution® offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. More information is available at www.crawfordandcompany.com.
For further information regarding this press release, please call Bruce Swain, chief financial officer, at (404) 300-1051.