European Commission clears Aon/WTW merger

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The European Commission has announced conditional approval of the Aon and Willis Towers Watson (WTW) merger.

It detailed that its approval of the $30bn (£22.9bn) deal is depending on full compliance of a “substantial set of commitments” offered by Aon, including the divestment of parts of WTW’s business to Gallagher.

Executive vice-president Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy at the European Commission, said: “European companies rely on brokers to obtain best possible

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