Gallagher had been set to buy £3.6bn of WTW assets including Willis Re as part of Aon/WTW divestment plans ahead of their proposed combination.
Aon is set to pay a $1bn termination fee to WTW as CEO Greg Case says the two businesses "reached an impasse with the US Department of Justice".
CEO Maurice Boyd tells Insurance Age how the recent WTW purchase came about and outlines the GRP-owned firm's future ambitions.
Deal for Principal Insurance Ireland is the consolidator's fifth in Ireland this year.
The portfolio will be integrated into GRP-owned ABL Group, doubling the Belfast-based broker's GWP to £107m.
The broker also revealed a plan to triple its international turnover and to grow its position as a large independent European broker.
It is the broker's second deal since it was bought by GRP in 2018.
But the deal is still on hold as a November trial looms in the United States and the New Zealand Commerce Commission also raises competition concerns.
Linkscover provides insurance to many golf clubs in the UK.
CEO Phil Barton reveals how the recent Kudos deal came about and discusses how the purchase of a loss adjuster will enhance the broker's client proposition.
Group CEO Nick Houghton discusses how the Bickley deal came about and reveals plans to acquire 10 to 15 more businesses in the next three to five years.
Rock will continue to be managed as a standalone business under the leadership of MD Antony Martin.
The broker bought London-based ES Risks for an undisclosed sum.
MD Paul Younger says Castle has further deals in the pipeline as it targets £10m in GWP.
Bickley Insurance, which is based in Surrey, has been purchased for an undisclosed sum.
CEO Alistair Hardie discusses Jensten's acquisition strategy and why Tasker "fits the bill" for what the business is looking for.
The broker hopes that the purchase will offer clients and insurers a better overview of risks.
Deal includes Tasker Insurance Brokers, Tasker & Partners, and Gresham Underwriting and brings £50m GWP to Jensten.
It is the third location for Henderson's newest venture, Attis Insurance, which he developed after selling Henderson Insurance Brokers to Aon in 2017.
The Belfast-based broker is taking further steps towards its UK expansion with its Southern England purchase.
The deal also adds Arron Banks’ Southern Rock Holdings to the reinsurer’s portfolio.
Edgeley discusses taking the CEO spot at Clear Insurance following Lickens’ decision to step aside and focus on M&A.
Co-founder Adam Scott says the broker is now looking to grow both organically and via acquisitions.
The two brokers have said they disagree with the move after the DoJ warns merger would “create a broking behemoth” and “threatens to eliminate competition, raise prices and reduce innovation”.