News Release

Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Corporation increases quarterly dividend by 10 percent

Exceeds pre-recession dividend per-share peak

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 18, 2016  - The board of directors of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of $0.165 per share, which reflects a 10 percent increase from its previous quarterly dividend level of $0.15 per share.  The dividend will be payable on Dec. 15, 2016, to shareholders of record on Nov. 22, 2016.

"This dividend increase is Brunswick's fourth increase since 2013, and reflects our confidence in the execution of our strategy. This also demonstrates our continued commitment to a balanced approach to capital allocation, which includes investing in growth as well as returning cash to our shareholders," Brunswick Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark D. Schwabero explained.

The current annualized dividend of $0.66 per share will exceed Brunswick's pre-recession peak by $0.06 per share.

About Brunswick
Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation's  leading consumer brands include Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood, Garelick and Whale marine parts and accessories; Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine and BLA parts and accessories distributors; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, Thunder Jet and Uttern; Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling Group  and SCIFIT fitness equipment; InMovement products and services for productive well-being; and Brunswick billiards tables, accessories and game room furniture. For more information, visit

Contact:   Daniel Kubera
    Director - Media Relations and Corporate Communications
Phone:   847-735-4617