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Weil Advises Willis Towers Watson in its $80B Combination with Aon

Weil is advising Willis Towers Watson PLC, a global provider of corporate risk advisory services and of broking, exchange solutions, human capital and benefits, and investment, risk and reinsurance services, in its $80 billion combination with Aon PLC, a provider of risk management, insurance placement and human resource, retirement and health consultation services. The pending transaction combines the world’s second- and third-biggest insurance brokerages in the largest ever deal for the industry. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.

The Weil team advising Willis Towers Watson is led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner Michael J. Aiello and includes Mergers & Acquisitions partners Matthew Gilroy, David Avery-Gee and Amanda Fenster and Mergers & Acquisitions associates Martin Weatherston-Wilson, Chelsea Berry, Sam Hulsey, Mashudu Thidiela, Adena Kleiner and Eilish Cassidy. The team also includes Tax Head Joe Pari; International Tax Head Devon Bodoh; Tax partner Jenny Doak; Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Paul Wessel; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Banking & Finance Head Daniel Dokos and Banking & Finance partner Vynessa Nemunaitis; Capital Markets partner Corey Chivers; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack; Antitrust partners Jeffrey Perry and Megan Granger; Technology & IP Transactions counsel Caroline Geiger; Tax associates Alfonso Dulcey and Steven Ort; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Amanda Rosenblum and Maliha Ikram; Capital Markets associates Daniel Evens and Alla Khabinskaya; and Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Olivia Greer and Luis Gonzalez.