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Weil Advised Goldman Sachs on £5.2B Bridge Facility for Marsh & McLennan Companies

Weil represented Goldman Sachs in providing a £5.2 billion bridge facility to support the $6.4 billion acquisition by Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT), a leading provider of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits-related advice, brokerage, and associated service worldwide. The transaction closed April 01, 2019.

The Weil team was led by Banking & Finance partner Morgan Bale and included Banking & Finance partners Heather Viets and Chris McLaughlin (London); Capital Markets partner Faiza Rahman; M&A senior consultant Ian Hamilton (London); Complex Commercial Litigation partner John Mastando III; Tax partner David Bower (Washington, D.C.); Banking & Finance associates Jacqueline Oveissi, Nenka Berberova (London) and Evan Nichols; Capital Markets associates Michael Stein and Joshua Van Kirk (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Complex Commercial Litigation associate Jay Minga; Tax associates Gary Silber and Irene Kim; Regulatory associate Timothy C. Welch (Washington, D.C.) and Antitrust/Competition associate Ariane Giannaros (London). (All in New York unless otherwise specified.)