SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) February 1, 2005
THE CHUBB CORPORATION
|(State or other jurisdiction of
|15 Mountain View Road, P.O. Box 1615, Warren, New Jersey||07061-1615|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code (908) 903-2000
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|Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition|
|Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|EXHIBIT INDEX TO CURRENT REPORT ON FORM 8-K|
|EX-99.1: PRESS RELEASE|
|EX-99.2: SUPPLEMENTARY INVESTOR INFORMATION REPORT|
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
The following information, including the text of the exhibits attached hereto, is furnished pursuant to this Item 2.02 of Form 8-K. On February 1, 2005, The Chubb Corporation (Chubb) issued a press release announcing its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2004. On February 1, 2005, Chubb also posted the Supplementary Investor Information Report (SIIR) relating to its fourth quarter and year-end results on its web site at www.chubb.com. Copies of the press release and the SIIR are attached to this Form 8-K as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, respectively. In its earnings release, the SIIR and in the conference call to discuss its 2004 fourth quarter and year-end results, scheduled to be webcast at 5:00 P.M. on February 1, 2005, Chubb presents, and will present, its results of operations in the manner that it believes is most meaningful to investors, which includes certain measures that are not based on accounting principles generally accepted in the United States, as more fully described in the press release and SIIR furnished as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, respectively, to this Form 8-K and incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02 as if fully set forth herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Press release dated February 1, 2005 (furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K)|
|Supplementary Investor Information Report (furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K)|
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|THE CHUBB CORPORATION
|Date: February 1, 2005||By:||/s/ Henry B. Schram|
|Name:||Henry B. Schram|
|Title:||Senior Vice President and
Chief Accounting Officer