Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (DO) has announced a special cash dividend of $1.875
per DO Common Share. The record date is February 12, 2010; payable date is March 1, 2010.
The exdistribution date for this distribution will be February 10, 2010. Diamond Offshore has
characterized this dividend as special and has distinguished it from the regular quarterly
dividend payable on the same date.
This corporate event will be coordinated with the Options Clearing Corporation.
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