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of 1 Threadneedle Street, London, EC2.
1917 Founded as Eagle Star and British Dominions Insurance Co
1959 Acquired Midland Assurance Co Ltd
1960 Acquired Navigators and General Insurance Co Ltd
1966 Acquired Home and Overseas Insurance Co Ltd
Made selected investments in a small number of companies in order to provide financial backing for its insurance funds, including (1973):
1979 Acquired Sunley Group.
1984 Acquired by BAT Industries