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Nationwide Mutual Policyholders Vote to Approve Harleysville Merger Proposals

April 09, 2012

Columbus, Ohio - On April 9, 2012, Nationwide Mutual policyholders approved the merger of Harleysville and Nationwide. Approval for the mutual merger transaction was required from two-thirds of Nationwide Mutual's policyholders who voted in person or by proxy at the special meeting. Nationwide anticipates the transaction will close sometime in the second quarter pending approval by regulators and Harleysville.

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