Aon and Willis Towers Watson announced Monday an agreement to merge in an all-stock transaction with an implied combined equity value of approximately $80 billion.
Willis Towers Watson shareholders will receive 1.08 Aon shares for each Willis Towers Watson share, which represents a 16.2% premium to Willis Towers Watson's closing share price on March 6. But perhaps more interestingly, is the fact that both firms have offered competing advice on alternative investments.
The combined company, to be named Aon, will be the premier, technology-enabled global professional services firm focused on . . .
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