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(Bloomberg) – State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., the largest U.S. property-casualty insurer, said 2015 profit rose 48% on investment gains tied to pharmaceutical holdings.

Net income increased to $6.2 billion from $4.2 billion in 2014, the Bloomington, Illinois-based company said Friday in a statement on its website. The 2015 results included a $3 billion increase in capital gains as the insurer booked profits when Actavis Plc completed its takeover of Allergan Inc., and Merck KgaA acquired Sigma-Aldrich Corp. State Farm had stakes in both of the target companies.

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