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5. Marsh-owner gains approval to buy Jardine Lloyd Thompson 

Marsh & McLennan’s deal to buy JLT has received regulatory approval from the European Commission. The acquisition will cost around £4.6bn and a hearing to gain UK High Court approval is set for today (29 March).

If the court support the purchase it is anticipated to close on 1 April.

MMC originally agreed to buy the broker back in September, but the European Commission raised some concerns about the deal due to worries about

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