Fairfax increases cash component of $4.9bn Allied World deal


Canada-based property and casualty re/insurer Fairfax Financial, which is set to acquire Allied World Assurance Company in a $4.9 billion deal, has increased the cash consideration component to $28.00 per share, including $5.00 in special dividend to be paid to Allied World as part of the transaction.

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