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Harleysville, Nationwide Merger Approved by Pennsylvania Insurance Department

April 17, 2012

Columbus, Ohio - The Pennsylvania Department of Insurance has approved the proposed merger of Harleysville Mutual with Nationwide Mutual Insurance. The proposed merger was announced on September 29, 2011. Below is a copy of the Pennsylvania Department's order regarding this matter. Nationwide Mutual policyholders approved the merger on April 9, 2012. Nationwide anticipates the transaction will close sometime in the first half of 2012 pending approval by other states and Harleysville.

PA Department of Insurance order

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