Aon Shareholders Approve Domicile Move to London

March 19, 2012

Aon Corp. announced that its stockholders voted overwhelmingly in favor of the proposal to approve the previously announced change in corporate domicile of the parent company of the Aon group of companies from Delaware to the U.K. at a special stockholder meeting held at its office in Chicago on Friday, March 16.

The company said that 98 percent of the votes cast by stockholders were for the approval of the proposed transaction, representing over 82 percent of the total outstanding voting stock of Aon Corp.

The company said it expects the transaction to close on or around April 2, 2012 subject to satisfaction of certain regulatory approvals and other closing conditions set forth in the merger agreement.

Source: Aon Corp.

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  • March 19, 2012 at 2:15 pm
    reality bites says:
    Agreed. Just don't ask the cabbie to take you to the Willis Tower. Been there, tried that.
  • March 19, 2012 at 1:36 pm
    MadDog says:
    To everyone in Chicago (and others elsewhere) it will always be the Sears Tower and it will always be Marshall Fields.
  • March 19, 2012 at 1:29 pm
    reality bites says:
    Wow. First Willis takes the high hand in the Windy City with naming rights on the (old) Sears Tower. What's next, Aon builds something bigger than the Willis Tower in London... read more
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