Notices from Agreement and Plan of Merger
This AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER, dated as of April 23, 2008 (this "Agreement"), is by and among LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, a Massachusetts stock insurance company ("Parent"), BIG APPLE MERGER CORPORATION, a Washington corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent ("Merger Sub"), and SAFECO CORPORATION, a Washington corporation (the "Company" and, collectively with Parent and Merger Sub, the "parties").
Notices. All notices and other communications hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed duly given (a) on the date of delivery if delivered personally, or by facsimile, upon confirmation of receipt, (b) on the first (1st) Business Day following the date of dispatch if delivered by a recognized next-day courier service or (c) on the third (3rd) Business Day following the date of mailing if delivered by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid. All notices hereunder shall be delivered as set forth below, or pursuant to such other instructions as may be designated in writing by the party to receive such notice: If to Parent or Merger Sub, to: c/o Liberty Mutual Group Inc.