RSA to sell Latam operations to Colombia's GrupoSura for $617 mln

martes 8 de septiembre de 2015 01:38 GYT

Sept 8 (Reuters) - RSA Insurance Group Ltd said it would sell its Latin American operations to the insurance arm of Colombia's GrupoSura for about 403 million pounds ($617 million) in cash.

RSA, which itself has received a friendly takeover offer from rival Zurich Insurance, said the deal announced on Tuesday was expected to be significantly positive for its capital ratios on all measures on completion. ( ($1 = 0.6528 pounds) (Reporting by Esha Vaish in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)