Aon Willis Towers Watson merger News

Aon-WTW Merger Would Help Boost Industry’s Innovation. Aon CEO Makes the Case.

The enhanced ability to innovate is a principal motivator for Aon’s proposed acquisition of Aon and Willis Towers Watson. It’s a message that Aon CEO Greg Case has been emphasizing since the $30 billion deal was announced in March 2020. …

U.S. Suit Against Aon-Willis Merger Assigned to Bush Nominee Judge Walton

Senior Judge Reggie Walton, who joined the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in 2001, will hear the Justice Department’s lawsuit aimed at stopping insurance broker Aon’s $30 billion acquisition of Willis Towers Watson. The U.S. Justice Department …

U.S. Justice Department Files Suit to Block Aon’s Purchase of Willis Towers Watson

Aon’s proposed $30 billion acquisition of Willis Towers Watson has hit a major roadblock, with the U.S. Department of Justice suing to block the deal. The DOJ’s civil antitrust lawsuit argues that the merger, which would bring together two of …

Aon to Sell U.S. Retirement, Retiree Health Units for $1.4B to Smooth WTW Acquisition

Global insurance broker Aon has agreed to sell its U.S. retirement business to private investment firm Aquiline and its Retiree Health Exchange individual health insurance business to Illinois-based digital services firm Alight for total gross consideration of $1.4 billion. Aon …

Aon to Sell Pensions Business in Germany, in Another Step to Get EU Nod for WTW Deal

Aon plc announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its pensions consulting, pension insurance broking, pensions administration and investment consulting business in Germany to Lane Clark & Peacock LLP (LCP). The agreement is another step Aon and Willis …

Aon, Willis Towers Watson to Sell WTW Assets to Gallagher for $3.57 Billion

Aon plc and Willis Towers Watson have agreed to sell Willis Re and a set of Willis Towers Watson corporate risk and broking and health and benefits services to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. These businesses will be divested for …

Broker Gallagher in Talks to Buy Aon, Willis Assets for $3 Billion

Insurance brokerage Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is in talks to buy a portfolio of assets from Aon Plc and Willis Towers Watson Plc for about $3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. An agreement could be reached …

European Commission Delays Aon-Willis Decision Until August

The European Commission competition panel has moved its decision date for the Aon-Willis Towers Watson merger by five business days from July 27 to August 3. The commission is investigating whether the combining of the two large players in the …

MarshMcLennan Fills Its Talent Pool in the Wake of Aon-Willis Merger

It has not happened yet but the proposed merger of large global insurance brokers Aon and Willis Towers Watson is already being felt at competitor MarshMcLennan. MarshMcLennan is capitalizing on the marketplace disruption brought about by the pending marriage of …

EU Set to Approve Aon-Willis Merger; More Concessions Unlikely: Reuters

Insurance broker Aon is set to gain conditional EU antitrust approval for its $30 billion bid for Willis Towers Watson without having to offer more concessions, people familiar with the matter said. Aon, which clinched the deal a year ago …