SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FOR THE REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES
PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR (g) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
POE & BROWN, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Florida 59-0864469 (State of Incorporation or Organization) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.) 220 S. Ridgewood Avenue, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114 (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Title Of Each Class Name Of Each Exchange On Which To Be So Registered Each Class Is To Be Registered ___________________ _______________________________ Common Stock, $.10 Par Value New York Stock Exchange
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:
(Title of Class)
INFORMATION REQUIRED IN REGISTRATION STATEMENT
Item 1. Description of Registrant's Securities to be Registered
The capital stock of Poe & Brown, Inc. (the "Company" or "Registrant") to be registered on the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (the "Exchange"), is the Registrant's Common Stock with a par value of $.10 per share. Such shares are currently registered on The Nasdaq Stock Market, and will be delisted there simultaneously with their listing on the Exchange. Holders of Common Stock are entitled to one vote per share at all meetings of shareholders. Dividends that may be declared on the Common Stock will be paid in an equal amount to the holder of each share. No pre-emptive rights are conferred upon the holders of such stock and there are no liquidation or conversion rights. There are no redemption or sinking fund provisions and there is no liability to further calls or to assessments by the Registrant.
Item 2. Exhibits
1. All exhibits required by Instruction II to Item 2 will be supplied to the New York Stock Exchange.
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
POE & BROWN, INC.
By: /S/ WILLIAM A. ZIMMER ________________________________ William A. Zimmer Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer Dated: November 17, 1997