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Failure to consummate a merger need no longer be a costly exercise

A new “aborted bid costs” insurance policy, offered by Lloyd’s brokers Prentis Donegan & Partners, offers protection against direct costs associated with merger and acquisition deals and disposals that fall apart because of external factors such as regulatory intervention, a counter-bid, or withdrawal by the counter-party.

Almost 80% of company car drivers and fleet operators say that fuel duty should not be used as a means of discouraging road use, according to a survey by fleet manager Alphabet (GB) Ltd.

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