September 19, 2018
Weil is representing Goldman Sachs in providing a £5.2 billion bridge facility to support the pending $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 expected to close in spring 2019, subject to receipt of required antitrust and regulatory approvals, and the approval of JLT shareholders.
The Weil team is led by Banking & Finance partner Morgan Bale and includes 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 Diaz, 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; Corporate associate Gabriel Gershowitz; 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.)