Marsh & McLennan Companies Receives Clearance from European Commission to Acquire Jardine Lloyd Thompson

March 22, 2019 at 12:52 PM EDT


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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2019-- Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC) today announced that the European Commission approved its acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. All regulatory and competition authority approvals required to close the transaction have now been satisfied.

A hearing at the UK High Court has been set for March 29, 2019. Subject to the Court's approval, the transaction is expected to close on April 1.

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