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AA confirms it had talks with rival Hastings on insurance merger


Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017 02:00am EDT 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Aa Plc :AA PLC - PRESS SPECULATION.‍NOTES YESTERDAY'S PRESS SPECULATION ON A POTENTIAL TRANSACTION WITH HASTINGS INVOLVING ITS INSURANCE BUSINESS​.‍REGULARLY REVIEWS ALL STRATEGIC OPTIONS, INCLUDING WHETHER A SPIN-OFF OF ANY OF ITS BUSINESS LINES WOULD UNLOCK FURTHER VALUE​.‍CONFIRM THAT WE DID HAVE PRELIMINARY DISCUSSIONS WITH HASTINGS IN EARLY SUMMER TO EXPLORE A POSSIBLE COMBINATION OF AA'S INSURANCE BUSINESS WITH HASTINGS​.