LATEST: Hastings Direct agrees to a £1.66 billion takeover

Hastings Group Holdings, the Bexhill-based insurance giant, is set to be taken over in a deal valuing it at £1.66 billion. The company has accepted an approach from Dorset Bidco – a consortium made up of its main shareholder, RMI, and Sampo, the Finnish insurer. There was no mention in the stock market announcement about […]