The acquisition of British insurance brokerage Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group (JLT) by Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), announced in September and valued at £4.3 billion (around AU$7.75 billion), now has the shareholder approval it needs to move one step closer to completion. In a show of overwhelming support, 99.9% of JLT shareholders voted in favour of the transaction.
“Today’s vote is an important milestone,” said Dan Glaser, president and CEO of MMC. “The process of planning the future of Marsh & McLennan and JLT together now begins in earnest. The colleagues
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