Reinsurer Validus Holdings (VR) is down 8.2%, and Transatlantic Holdings (TRH) is up 6%, after...

|About: Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR)|By:, SA News Editor

Reinsurer Validus Holdings (VR) is down 8.2%, and Transatlantic Holdings (TRH) is up 6%, after Transatlantic announced it will "evaluate" Validus' buyout offer, which seeks to trump an offer from Allied World (AWH). Analysts believe Validus will be taking on "additional risk" by acquiring Transatlantic.