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General Accident


Commercial Union and General Accident have agreed a £14bn merger to create a new group called CGU that will be the UK's second-biggest insurer, and about 5,000 jobs will be lost.
26-Feb-1998


General Accident is pulling out of Scandinavia with the sale of Activ Forsikring, its Norwegian operation, to Skandia Insurance for undisclosed terms.
07-Jan-1998


General Accident has acquired Canadian General Insurance Group for £270m, increasing its share of the Canadian market from under 7% to 10%.
21-Oct-1997


General Accident is buying two German companies for £61m from UAP of France - UAP Allgemeine, a general insurer, and UAP International Leben, a life insurer.
01-May-1996


General Accident has bought Provident Mutual for £170m.
29-Sep-1995


General Accident may acquire Provident Mutual, in a deal worth over £100m.
14-Sep-1995