John Paulson provides specifics for his plan to split Hartford Financial (HIG +1.2%) in two,...

|About: Hartford Financial Services... (HIG)|By:, SA News Editor

John Paulson provides specifics for his plan to split Hartford Financial (HIG +1.2%) in two, arguing the move would "increase shareholder value by 60%." The property-casualty unit is a “dominant” player in commercial insurance with strong management, he says, but is “buried” within the larger company, undervalued by shareholders and ignored by analysts.