Mergers & acquisitions (M&A)

This week in Post: Marsh makes move

Marsh has been the talk of the town this week as it acquired the shares in broker JLT, shoring up its position as the largest broker by revenue in the world.

Marsh group buys JLT for $5.6bn

Marsh & Mclennan will buy Jardine Lloyd Thompson for $5.6bn (£4.2bn) in a move that will shore up the company’s position as the largest broker in the world.

Apollo snaps up Aspen in $2.6bn deal

Aspen Insurance has entered an agreement with investment manager Apollo that will see it sell all remaining shares in the business for $42.75 (£33.15) per share, a total of $2.6bn (£2bn).

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