imageShareholders of Aon and Willis Towers Watson have approved all of the proposals necessary to complete the two firms’ previously announced combination.

The proposals were voted on at extraordinary general meetings yesterday and at a special meeting of WTW shareholders ordered by the High Court of Ireland.

John Haley, CEO of Willis Towers Watson, said the approval marked “an important milestone” towards completing the merger transaction.

“We are pleased with the outcome of today’s meetings and we thank all of our shareholders for their support of this combination that will bring together our complementary strengths and expand our capacity to address unmet client need,” he said.

In einer Mitteilung der beiden Firmen wird ausgeführt: The combination, which remains subject to customary regulatory and other closing conditions, is expected to close in the first half of 2021. Upon the closing of the combination, Willis Towers Watson shareholders will receive 1.08 Aon shares in exchange for each Willis Towers Watson share they held immediately prior to the closing.

  IPE / Press Release