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Aon completes acquisition of Henderson Insurance Broking Group, leading UK insurance broking firm

 

LONDON (December 1, 2017) – Aon plc (NYSE: AON), the leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today announces that it has completed the acquisition of Henderson Insurance Broking Group, a highly-regarded, independent UK-based insurance broking firm. Henderson Insurance Broking Group is one of the UK’s largest independent brokers, focusing on general insurance, health and benefits, and trade credit insurance.

The acquisition of Henderson Insurance Broking Group supports Aon’s ambitions to grow its UK retail business, specifically by increasing its footprint in the mid-market and specialist sectors. Henderson Insurance Broking Group will be part of Aon Risk Solutions UK (ARS UK), which provides risk and insurance solutions and services to clients across an expansive range of industries and specialisms, covering a variety of needs.

Julie Page, CEO ARS UK, said: “I am excited to be working with Joe and the leadership team at Henderson to bring the best of both of our organisations to our clients.”

Joe Henderson, CEO and founder of Henderson Insurance Broking Group, added: “We’re delighted to be joining Aon, which brings a wealth of opportunities for our colleagues and enhanced solutions and services for our clients.”

This acquisition is the latest example of Aon's ongoing commitment to allocate capital to high-value solutions that address emerging client needs, sharpen the firm's focus on delivering advice and solutions, and strengthen its global footprint.

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Madeleine Little
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madeleine.little@aon.co.uk
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