Aon/WTW: Independent broker values set to rise following deal


The $30bn (£22.9bn) deal which sees Aon buying Willis Towers Watson (WTW) could lead to an explosion in the value of independent private equity-backed brokers in the UK according to experts.

It was confirmed on 9 March that Aon is set to buy WTW to create an $80bn organisation.

The transaction, which if it goes through would make Aon the largest broker in the world, leaves Marsh in second place.

Looking at the global landscape, in order to re-take the crown Marsh, which already has a regional

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