SOURCE: Bowne & Co., Inc.

April 21, 2006 08:30 ET

Bowne Board Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $.055 Per Share

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 21, 2006 -- The Board of Directors of Bowne & Co., Inc. (NYSE: BNE), announced the declaration of the quarterly cash dividend on its Common Stock at the rate of $.055 per share. The dividend will be payable May 19, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business May 5, 2006.

Bowne has paid consecutive quarterly cash dividends since the company became public in August 1968.

About Bowne & Co., Inc.

Bowne & Co., Inc., founded in 1775, is a global leader in providing high-value solutions that empower our clients' communications.

--  Bowne Financial Print: The world's largest financial printer and
    leading EDGAR filer, specializing in the creation, management, translation
    and distribution of regulatory and compliance documents.
    
--  Bowne Marketing & Business Communications: Digital composition, print,
    delivery and fulfillment of customized and personalized communications
    designed to enable companies to more-effectively target customers.
    
--  Bowne Litigation Solutions: Consulting and software solutions,
    including DecisionQuest®, one of the nation's largest trial research
    firms, bring our clients fresh perspective resulting in better informed
    choices about strategies and tactics at every step in the litigation
    process.
    
Bowne & Co. combines these capabilities with superior customer service, new technologies, confidentiality and integrity to manage, repurpose and distribute a client's information to any audience, through any medium, in any language, anywhere in the world. For more information, visit us at www.bowne.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    William J. Coote
    VP & Treasurer
    212-658-5858
    Email Contact

    Bowne & Co., Inc.
    55 Water Street
    New York, NY 10041
    212/658-5858
    Fax: 212/658-5871