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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM
8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 5, 2021
ProAssurance Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware001-1653363-1261433
(State of Incorporation)
(Commission File No.)
(IRS Employer I.D. No.)
100 Brookwood Place,Birmingham, AL35209
(Address of Principal Executive Office )(Zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(205)
877-4400
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per sharePRANew 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
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨
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ITEM 2.01 COMPLETION OF ACQUISITION OR DISPOSITION OF ASSETS
On May 5, 2021 we reported the closing of our acquisition of NORCAL Group effective May 5, 2021. Under the terms of a previously announced agreement, following the demutualization of NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company, ProAssurance has acquired over 98% of its successor, NORCAL Insurance Company ("NORCAL"). The base consideration at closing is $441 million, with additional consideration of up to $83 million available contingent upon NORCAL's ultimate net loss development between December 31, 2020 and December 31, 2023. Base consideration and maximum contingent consideration are subject to non-material change as the equity allocation is reviewed and finalized post close.
A copy of the news release announcing the closing of this transaction is included as Exhibit 99.1 and included in this Item by reference. NORCAL's audited financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2019 and December 31, 2020 and the pro forma financials of the combined companies as of December 31, 2020 will be filed at a later date in accordance with, and within the timeframe required under, applicable rules relating to financials of acquired companies.
ITEM 7.01 REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
On May 5, 2021, we reported the closing of our acquisition of NORCAL Group, effective May 5, 2021. A copy of the news release announcing the closing of this transaction is included as Exhibit 99.1 and included in this Item by reference.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
99.1 News release reporting our acquisition of NORCAL Group, effective May 5, 2021.
SIGNATURE
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: May 5, 2021
PROASSURANCE CORPORATION
by: /s/ Jeffrey P. Lisenby
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Jeffrey P. Lisenby
General Counsel

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