The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Harleysville Group Inc. in Connection with sale of the Company to Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company

Oct 03, 2011, 11:55 ET from Levi & Korsinsky, LLP

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Harleysville Group Inc. ("Harleysville Group" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HGIC) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.  Under the terms of the transaction, Harleysville Group shareholders will receive $60.00 for each share of Harleysville Group stock they own, while Harleysville Mutual policyholders will become policyholders and members of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.  The transaction has a total value of approximately $1.63 billion.

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The claims concern whether the Harleysville Group Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to Harleysville Group stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction and whether Nationwide Mutual Insurance is underpaying for Harleysville Group shares, thus unlawfully harming Harleysville Group stockholders.  

If you own common stock in Harleysville Group and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit  

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