Aon-WTW merger comes down to divestment deals

chopping wood, divestment

Smaller brokers may be able to pick up bargains as Aon and WTW look to dispose operations to get merger green light

While the proposed deal between two of the world’s three biggest broking entities has been under scrutiny in Europe, the UK, Australia and New Zealand, April saw the Singaporean regulator and the US Department of Justice (DoJ) each decide to assess the deal on competition grounds.

The news will not only delay the timing of the deal’s closure, but also threaten to redefine the shape of the future business.

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