Transaction News: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. to acquire certain assets of Willis Tower Watson for USD3.57 billion

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (“AJG”) recently entered into an agreement with Aon plc (“Aon”) and Willis Tower Watson plc (“WTW”) to acquire certain reinsurance, specialty and retail brokerage operations of WTW for a total consideration of USD3.57 billion. The disposal of certain subsidiaries and assets of WTW is part of a proposed regulatory remedy for the Aon and WTW combination.
Skrine acted as Malaysian counsel for AJG in the Malaysian law aspects of this transaction.
Phua Pao Yii (Partner) led the Skrine M&A team and was supported by Associates Tan Wei Liang, Ting Shi Jing and Vanessa Ho. The M&A team was supported by Privacy & Data Protection Partner Jillian Chia and Employment & Industrial Relations Senior Associate Sara Lau.
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