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SYMETRA FINANCIAL CORP FILES (8-K) Disclosing Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits

July 30, 2014

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

In accordance with General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K, the following information shall not be deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Symetra Financial Corporation ("Symetra") disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise this information.

Attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference, is a copy of Symetra's press release dated July 30, 2014, announcing the pricing of its offering of $250,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2024 (the "Senior Notes"). The Senior Notes will mature on July 15, 2024 and will have an interest rate of 4.25% per annum. Interest will be paid semi-annually on the 15th day of January and July of each year, beginning January 15, 2015. The Senior Notes will be sold pursuant to Symetra's shelf registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering and the representatives of the underwriters; U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Barclays Capital Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co., The Williams Capital Group, L.P. and Wedbush Securities Inc. are acting as co-managers of the offering. Proceeds from the Senior Notes are expected to be used for general corporate purposes, which may include but are not limited to working capital, capital expenditures, repayment of outstanding indebtedness, stock repurchases and dividends. The offering is expected to close on August 4, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit Number Description of Exhibit 99.1 Press Release, dated July 30, 2014


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