SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 25, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
1 Fountain Square
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common stock, $0.10 par value||UNM||New York Stock Exchange|
|6.250% Junior Subordinated Notes due 2058||UNMA||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
|☐||Emerging growth company|
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On October 25, 2021, Unum Group issued a news release announcing that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $250 million of its common stock through December 31, 2022. A copy of the news release concerning the share repurchase authorization is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: October 25, 2021||By:||/s/ J. Paul Jullienne|
|Name:||J. Paul Jullienne|
|Title:||Vice President, Managing Counsel, and|