CNA Announces Approval from Hardy Shareholders for Acquisition

April 30, 2012

CNA Financial Corporation announced that Hardy Underwriting Bermuda Limited shareholders have voted to approve CNA’s proposed acquisition of Hardy, announced in March. The acquisition is expected to close by the end of the second quarter, subject to regulatory approvals.

CNA Chairman and CEO Tom Motamed expressed his delight that the deal was “moving ahead.” He described Hardy as a “specialized Lloyd’s underwriter with a respected brand and a long history of disciplined underwriting. The acquisition provides CNA with a key platform for expanding our global business and accessing the $35 billion Lloyd’s marketplace.”

Source: CNA

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