Optimum Général Inc.

Optimum Général Inc.

December 07, 2006 15:14 ET

Optimum General Inc. Declares a Dividend

All amounts are in CDN$

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 7, 2006) - Optimum General Inc. (TSX:OGI.A) reported today that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.115 per share payable on December 22, 2006, to shareholders of records as at December 19, 2006. This dividend applies to the Company's Class A subordinate voting shares and Class B multiple voting shares.

Optimum General Inc.'s Class A subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol OGI.A.

About Optimum General Inc.

Optimum General Inc. is a Canadian company that underwrites mainly in Canada property and casualty insurance through three subsidiaries: Optimum West Insurance Company (British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon), Optimum Insurance Company Inc. (Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Territory of Nunavut) and Optimum Farm Insurance Inc. (Quebec). These subsidiaries sell their products through a wide network of independent insurance brokers.

Optimum General Inc. is a member company of Optimum Group, a Canadian-owned international financial group also active in life insurance, life reinsurance, consulting as well as in financial products and services sectors.

Contact Information

  • Optimum General Inc.
    Jean-Claude Page, FSA, FCIA
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Optimum General Inc.
    Louis P. Pontbriand, CA
    Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer