Swiss Re to sell ReAssure to Phoenix Group for £3.25bn

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Swiss Re has announced an agreement to sell its subsidiary ReAssure Group plc to Phoenix Group Holdings plc. As part of the agreement, which values ReAssure at £3.25bn, Swiss Re will receive a cash payment of £1.2bn, shares in Phoenix representing a 13% to 17% stake and be entitled to a seat on its Board of Directors. ReAssure's minority shareholder, MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Inc, will receive shares in Phoenix representing an 11% to 15% stake. The respective number of shares Swiss Re and MS&AD receive will depend on Phoenix's share price at closing of the sale, while the total s...

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