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 Aiello and includes Mergers & Acquisitions partners Matthew GilroyDavid Avery-Gee and Amanda Fensterand Mergers & Acquisitions associates Martin Weatherston-WilsonChelsea BerrySam HulseyMashudu Thidiela, Adena Kleiner and Cassidy Eilish (Not Yet Admitted in England & Wales). The team also includes head of Tax Joe Pari; Tax partners Devon Bodoh and Jenny Doak; Head of Executive Compensation & Benefits 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 associates Olivia Greer and Luis Gonzalez.