Validus Holdings, Ltd. Announces Quarterly Preferred Share Dividend and 8.6 % Increase in Quarterly Common Share Dividend

PEMBROKE, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 9, 2017–
Validus Holdings, Ltd. (“Validus” or the “Company”) (NYSE: VR) announced
today that its Board of Directors has increased its quarterly cash
dividend to $0.38 per common share from $0.35, an increase of $0.03 or
8.6%. The common share dividend is payable on March 31, 2017 to
shareholders of record on March 15, 2017.

In addition, the Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on the
Company’s Series A 5.875% Preferred Shares of $0.3671875 per depositary
share. The Series A Preferred Share dividend is payable on March 15,
2017 to shareholders of record on March 1, 2017….