NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:

To: All Persons or Entities who purchased The Navigators Group, Inc. (“Navigators” or the “Company”) (NASDAQGS: NAVG) stock prior to August 22, 2018.

You are hereby notified that Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has commenced an investigation into the fairness of the sale of Navigators to The Hartford for $70 in cash per share. To learn more about the investigation and your rights, go to:

http://www.zlk.com/mna/the-navigators-group-inc

or contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@levikorsinsky.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972. There is no cost or obligation to you.

The Navigators merger investigation concerns whether the Board of Navigators breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether The Hartford is underpaying for Navigators shares, thus unlawfully harming Navigators shareholders.

Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, Connecticut, California, and Washington D.C. The firm's attorneys have extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in securities lawsuits and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for aggrieved shareholders. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

CONTACT:

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Joseph E. Levi, Esq. Eduard Korsinsky, Esq. 30 Broad Street - 24th Floor New York, NY 10004 Tel: (212) 363-7500 Toll Free: (877) 363-5972 Fax: (212) 363-7171 www.zlk.com