Aon to buy Willis Towers Watson in $30bn deal

James Phillips
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Aon's Greg Case: Combination will create a more innovative platform capable of delivering better outcomes for all stakeholders
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Aon's Greg Case: Combination will create a more innovative platform capable of delivering better outcomes for all stakeholders

Aon has confirmed it will buy Willis Towers Watson in a $30bn (£23bn) all-share deal, becoming the UK's largest pension consulting firm.

The amalgamation of the two global consulting firms, respectively the world's second- and third-largest insurance brokers, is expected to deliver annual pre-tax synergies and other cost reductions of around...

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