Under a Board-approved share repurchase authorization, Alterra repurchased 3,639,100 common shares during the second quarter of 2012 at an average price of $22.70 per share for a total of $82.6 million. Share repurchases under the Board-approved share repurchase authorization for the six months ended June 30, 2012 were 5,704,977 common shares at an average price of $23.01 per share for a total of $131.3 million. As of June 30, 2012, $123.0 million remained under the Board-approved share repurchase authorization.Shareholders’ equity was $2,851.7 million as of June 30, 2012, an increase of 1.5% from December 31, 2011. Diluted book value per share as of June 30, 2012 was $28.68. Including dividends declared, diluted book value per share growth for the second quarter of 2012 was 4.2%, and was 12.5% for the twelve months ended June 30, 2012. Not included in shareholders’ equity as of June 30, 2012 were $157.5 million of unrecognized gains on held-to-maturity securities, which represented $1.58 in unrecognized diluted book value per share.
Alterra Capital Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
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